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350+ Attend Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Members of our Guest Advisory Council attend a line dancing night at the Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio, Texas.  Last week, more than 350 advocates for children and families from Family Promise Affiliates and partners gathered at the Family Promise National Conference just steps from the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. Participants attended […]

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Family Promise Rates Four Stars…Again

Monday, February 11, 2019

There are nearly 1.5 million public charities registered in the United States. To be rated by Charity Navigator, an organization must, among other criteria, have generated at least $1 million in revenue for two consecutive years and been in existence for at least seven years. Their criteria lower the total to a much more selective […]

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Belk Shares the Love with Family Promise

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Belk is helping us transform the lives of southern families experiencing homelessness.

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Family Promise Helps Lily Return to Sesame Street

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends. Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a suite of online resources to help Family […]

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The Eviction Crisis

Monday, December 3, 2018

Family homelessness is an American crisis: 2.5 million children will experience homelessness this year in the United States.  The causes of family homelessness have a simple determinant—incomes have not kept pace with housing costs.    Since 1960, rents nationwide have risen by 61% while renters’ average incomes have only increased by 5%.    Low income families […]

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Rev. Dr. William Barber II Will Keynote Family Promise National Conference

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II will bring his call for a national “moral revival” to the    Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio, TX, April 11-13, 2019, where he will serve as keynote speaker. Rev. Barber is one of the most well-known social justice advocates and engaging speakers of our times.  Civil rights […]

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Leading Voice on Homelessness Joins Family Promise Board

Monday, November 19, 2018

Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing the issue of family homelessness, continues to    expand entering our    fourth decade of transformative work.     We are proud to announce that    Dr. Robert    Marbut    Jr., a pioneer in the field of homelessness, has joined the Family Promise National Board of Trustees. Dr.  […]

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The Family Promise Digital Annual Impact Report is Live

Monday, November 5, 2018

Our Digital Annual Impact Report features videos, infographics, and stories that explore how we’re combating  family homelessness nationwide. Be sure to click on the pulsing stars throughout to check out all the report has to offer.

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A New National Curriculum to Create Housing Opportunities for Families

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Family    Promise and    the National Association of Realtors®    (NAR)    recently    announced    the launch    of    Keys to Good Tenancy, a responsive curriculum    that provides families    with    the knowledge and skills to be good tenants.  The curriculum prepares    new renters    for tenancy by addressing a […]

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Family Promise Partners with National Law Firm

Friday, August 3, 2018

Family Promise is excited to announce a pro bono partnership with Jackson Lewis P.C., a leading national law firm in employment law.  Their support will be an invaluable addition to our comprehensive set of services in helping Family Promise and its Affiliates effectively empower families. Jackson Lewis will provide guidance for Affiliate personnel and HR […]

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