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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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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Family Promise to Host Third Annual Giving Day Event

April 14, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The leading national organization working to prevent and end family homelessness hosts its annual digital campaign to raise awareness and funds for housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ— On Thursday, April 28th, Family Promise is celebrating its third annual Giving Day, a 24-hour online campaign to raise awareness and support for families …
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Seeing the Invisible

March 4, 2022 | National News

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. In this article, Family Promise CEO Claas Ehler’s explains how …
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Family Promise Graduate and Advocate Featured by NPR

February 18, 2022 | National News

Under the McKinney-Vento Act, every school district nationwide is required to designate a liaison to identify students experiencing homelessness so they can receive needed services. A recent NPR article discussed the difficulty schools face in identifying students experiencing homelessness resulting in the number of homeless youth and children being severely …
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USICH Names New Executive Director

February 1, 2022 | National News

On January 31, 2022, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) approved Jeff Olivet as its new executive director. Olivet will succeed Interim Executive Director Anthony Love, who will return to senior advisor and director of community engagement for the VHA Homeless Programs for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). …
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