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This Full-Time Student and Mother Found Her Calling Supporting Family Promise Graduates 

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Meet Toyan Sims – a full-time Wichita State University student, mother of three, and advocate for housing-insecure families in her community. Toyan joined Family Promise of Greater Wichita (KS) in …
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From IBM to Family Promise. Meet the New Family Promise Staff Member Dedicated to Housing Affordability.

April 4, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  —  Debbie Badger was working from home well before COVID-19 became a household name. She was an IBM employee for 35 years, 20 of which were spent working from home. …
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5 Must-Reads to Better Understand the Experience of Homelessness

March 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Cyan Perdue, an intern at Family Promise. — Families experiencing homelessness come from a variety of geographic, racial, and religious backgrounds. What they have in common is an understanding of the struggles that come with finding housing, dealing with finances, managing work and family life, …
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How Do Racial Disparities Affect Housing?

February 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Mickiyah Pope, an intern at Family Promise. — Through the legacy of racial discrimination, people of color have been denied wealth-building opportunities given to white Americans. Owning a home was, and still is, a primary way to build wealth in the United States. Unfortunately, Black …
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Meet the Executive Director Who Has Inspired Incredible Growth at Family Promise of Greater Houston County

February 24, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities.  — In less than a decade, Nicole Rosser has seen Family Promise of Greater Houston County grow exponentially.  “When we first …
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From Homeless, to Homeowner, to Board Member

February 22, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities.  —  A tragedy forced Takisha Clark to seek help from Family Promise.  “My house burnt down,” Clark said. “We became homeless. …
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This Pastor Has Been Involved with Family Promise for Three Decades

February 17, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities.  — Family homelessness isn’t a one-dimensional crisis. To solve the issue, you need leaders who understand the root causes. Enter Senior …
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Latoya Interned at Family Promise in College. Now She’s an Executive Director.

February 14, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities.  —  We all have that one teacher we’ll never forget. For Latoya Hardman, it was Professor White. He introduced her to …
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This Mentorship Program Aims to Increase Rates of Black Male Teachers

February 10, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlight Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities. — In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Family Promise Metrowest (MA) executive director Susan Crossley asked members of the Affiliate’s …
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Meet the Nurse Who Became a Family Promise Case Manager

February 7, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities. — HECTIC. That’s the word that best describes a day in the life of Chetrece Huff. Huff has only been the …
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‘The Rules Change Daily’: Documentation and Homelessness Prevention

February 2, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article is written by Sadie Keller, Policy and Program Manager at Family Promise National. It was originally published in the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness’s (ICPH) Beyond Housing Magazine. Find the original piece here. — Lisa Markushewski, case manager at Greater Portland Family Promise (GPFP) in Portland, Maine, …
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She Found Family Promise by Accident. Now She’s a Board Member Changing Lives.

February 2, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities. — Ariffa Bevin found Family Promise by accident. Five years ago, she was walking to the cafeteria at work when she …
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