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Voices of Family Promise: Nathan Byrd, Assistant Director of Family Promise of Athens

January 8, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

Nathan Byrd 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. These writers are true thought leaders, using their …
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StoryCorps and NPR Feature Family Promise Graduates

December 5, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

On Friday, November 29, 2019, NPR’s Morning Edition featured a StoryCorps segment that highlighted a conversation between Ashley and Sandy Baker, graduates of Family Promise of Collin County in Allen, Texas. This interview took place as part of a partnership between Family Promise and the StoryCorps Mobile Tour.  When Ashley …
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Compassion Grows out of Tragedy

November 4, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

Last year, on October 27, 2018, an armed gunman entered the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA, and began firing on worshippers. Eleven people lost their lives that day, and six more were injured. Rabbi Avi Friedman of Congregation Ohr Shalom in Summit, NJ, one of Family Promise Union …
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Racing Against Homelessness

Jake Samuels and his mom, Roberta, love to run and always imagined racing side by side one day. It was Family Promise that finally brought their track shoes together when the mother-son duo ran the “Autumn Georgetown 5K and Half” in Washington, D.C., this fall to raise funds and awareness …
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The Feeney Family: Why I Give

September 5, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

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. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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Children and Families find a “Home at Head Start”

July 31, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

  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. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills …
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The spiritual journey that inspired Russ Thomas to lead an Affiliate

July 16, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative solutions that …
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Jayne Moraski: Why We Do What We Do

April 30, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

https://familypromise.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Jayne-Moraski-FP-Gainesville-ED-3.mp4   As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise Network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative …
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Cheryl Schuch: The Burden of Homelessness is Much Greater than Losing a House

March 11, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

Cheryl Schuch wants you to understand the long-term effects of homelessness on children.
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Too Many Children Experiencing Homelessness Aren’t Being Counted

February 27, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

On February 13th 2019, the US House of Representatives Finance Services Committee held the first ever full-committee Hearing on Homelessness.  Family Promise and our partners advocating for children and youth experiencing homelessness applaud the efforts of Chairwoman Waters as well as the bipartisan members of the Committee to learn more …
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“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”

February 15, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers explores how Martin Luther King Jr. might react to our modern day homelessness crisis.
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Tara Pagliarini speaks about her work at Family Promise of Brevard

January 9, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of our Affiliate Council—a collection of some of Family Promise’s most dynamic executive directors nationwide—to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills …
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