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August 9, 2022 | National News

New York Searches for Common Ground in Seeking Housing Solutions Steadily rising costs, zoning restrictions, and disagreements between local and state politicians continue to inflame the depleted housing supply and lack of affordable options in New York City. As Mayor Eric Adam’s has pledged $22 billion toward affordable housing over …

This Family Promise Staff Member is Making a National Impact Through Fostering Relationships Between Volunteers and Guests

August 5, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Amy Jones builds bridges and unlocks community resources as the manager of volunteer engagement for Family Promise Union County (NJ). She has spent the last five years being fulfilled by the …

Clayton® and Family Promise Redefine How Corporations Help Prevent Family Homelessness

August 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2022 — Clayton, a national home builder, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, have expanded their partnership strategy, changing the way corporations are helping fight family homelessness. In 2018, Clayton and Family Promise partnered to donate one off-site built home to a family facing housing …

Family Promise In the News

August 2, 2022 | Uncategorized

A New Affiliate Joins the Family Promise Network Family Promise of Metro East opened Sunday, July 17 in northeast Portland, OR. The new site is located at NE 48th and Couch. (KOIN 6)  Family Promise of Irving Addresses Local Affordable Housing Crisis As the gap between rent and minimum wage …

In the News This Week

August 1, 2022 | National News

The Worsening Housing Crisis Once considered a crisis only for coastal cities, housing shortages have now become a nationwide issue. Behind the pace of household formation, a study completed by Up for Growth has estimated the United States is short 3.8 million housing units. Affected by factors like pandemic-driven home …

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers Announces Departure

July 29, 2022 | National News

We have important news to share with our community: our CEO, Claas Ehlers, has accepted a new position as CEO of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement and will be leaving Family Promise. Founded by a mother who lost her son in the Sandy Hook massacre, Choose Love, like Family …

Family Promise Changed His Life. Now He’s Paying it Forward as a Board Member of His Local Affiliate

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  Eugene Cowper was first introduced to Family Promise almost six years ago. He had just run out of money for hotel rooms and his family had resorted to sleeping in …

Family Promise CEO Statement on Birmingham Church Shooting

June 17, 2022 | National News

A statement from Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers: Early this morning I received a text from the executive director of our Affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama. The latest shooting to become national news had taken place at a church that is in their network, a congregation that has hosted families, shared …

Learn How This Family Promise Executive Director Went From Living in Poverty to Sparking Change

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Katti Carlson can remember the moment clearly when she fell in love with Family Promise. She was vice president of her local Student Social Work Club during her junior year …

Family Promise Launches Leadership Academy Training Programs for Affiliate Staff and Board Members

Each Leadership Academy curriculum will offer skill-based courses to ensure various roles such as Case Managers, Executive Directors, and Development Staff master the proficiencies necessary for success in a Family Promise Affiliate. JUNE 6, 2022 – Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today …

A Statement from Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council on the Buffalo Shooting

May 17, 2022 | National News

Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council recently released the following statement, on behalf of the Family Promise network, addressing the mass shooting and hate crime in Buffalo, NY. The horrific mass shooting in Buffalo, NY over the weekend was a hate crime on the Black community. The gunman made it known–through his …

Family Promise Receives Three Hermes Awards for Creative Endeavors

May 5, 2022 | National News

Family Promise’s work was selected among more than 6,500 entries from throughout the United States and 27 other countries to receive three Hermes Creative Awards in their 16th annual creative competition. Family Promise was awarded a Platinum Award for our 2020 Annual Impact Report and received Gold Awards for our newly updated website and …

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