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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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Family Promise Awarded $500,000 from Gerstner Philanthropies to Strengthen Shelter Diversion Practice

February 3, 2022 | Press Releases

Gerstner Philanthropies has awarded $500,000 to Family Promise through its Helping Hands program. The 2022 Helping Hands Grant will enable Family Promise Affiliates to provide direct assistance to families with an urgent, emergency need so they can remain housed and avoid shelter while working towards a permanent housing solution.   This …
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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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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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Clayton & Family Promise Served 1,500 Children Facing Homelessness in 2021

January 26, 2022 | Press Releases

“A Future Begins at Home” Partnership Program Has Third Impactful Year Helping Prevent Family Homelessness Across the United States SUMMIT, NJ — Clayton, a national builder of off-site and site-built homes, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, celebrate another impactful year of A Future Begins at …
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Nicole Latulippe Finds Herself Through Grow With Google Program

January 18, 2022 | Success Stories

I am a wife, and mother of 4. I never finished my college degree and stayed at home with my kids full-time for 15 years. I went back into the workforce and found myself (and a new passion) at Family Promise of Skagit Valley (FPSV). Continuing my education has always …
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Family Promise Featured in Guardian’s 2021 Year in Photos

January 12, 2022 | National News

To celebrate the start of the new year and the end of a difficult 2021, The Guardian picked out the most inspirational, moving, and memorable photos they featured over the last 12 months. The compilation showcased the highs and lows of an unpredictable year including a photo essay created by …
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Three Reasons Why People Fall into Homelessness

January 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

For those of us who have never experienced homelessness, it is easy to assume homelessness is a choice. The truth is: the reasons why people fall into homelessness are complex. Rarely does someone choose to give up the safety, comfort, and stability a home provides. With that said, here are …
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Meet Oscar and Elisa

December 31, 2021 | Success Stories

Oscar knew hard times as a youth in Mexico. When he moved to the U.S. in 1994, he had dreams of a better future. He settled down in Salt Lake City, UT, where his sister lived, worked hard, and eventually started a family. Now grandparents, Oscar and his wife Elisa …
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Meet Karlene

December 31, 2021 | Success Stories

Last spring, when most people were worrying about the health pandemic and COVID vaccines, Karlene and her family had bigger concerns: where to sleep. Their car was their home for a brief time when they lost their housing and witnessing the chaos the pandemic had caused in the world, the …
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