Feminization of Poverty
Reframing the Conversation
Watch the poignant discussion between Aisha Nyandoro and Chastity Lord on the systemic inequities that make economic mobility allusive—and why money is important but not the solution.
Reframing the Conversation
Racism, Classism and The Single Mom
Chastity Lord and Nicole Lynn Lewis discuss Lewis's new book 'Pregnant Girl' and what is required to shift power and narratives in our organization, our communities and our country.
New Empowerment & Leadership Curriculum
Moms Write the Next Act
JP's expanded 12-week foundational course for moms preparing to embark on their JP journey celebrates agency, identity and the story of self.
JP DOUBLES DOWN ON ITS COMMITMENT TO RACIAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE TWIN CITIES
As we recognize the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis and the systemic inequities that continue to disproportionally impact communities experiencing poverty, JP has committed to doubling our investment in our Twin Cities programs. Please join us on June 15th for a conversation with our new Minneapolis and St. Paul Executive Directors, Patty Healy Janssen and Karla Benson Rutten, and JP CEO, Chastity Lord, to learn more about how we are deepening our investment for JP families in the Minneapolis and St. Paul communities.
JP Welcomes Nikki Evans
JP Brooklyn's New Executive Director
Nikki and other nonprofit leaders and government advocates will spearhead the NYC Steering Committee on Inclusive Growth. This committee will focus on identifying priorities and developing a concrete policy agenda, including recommendations and initiatives for quality jobs and affordable housing, while increasing access and opportunity by addressing structural inequities affecting lower-income New Yorkers.
JP Responds to the George Floyd Verdict
Read the full statement from JP’s CEO
None of us know what the future holds, but one thing we know for sure is that we will always stand with our JP moms and families in partnership and support.
JP Announces First Alumni Fellowship Cohort
13 alum will strengthen JP's advocacy
This new network is designed to ensure our alumni have the tools to lead at the tables where decisions impact their lives.
JP is Growing to Reach More Families Join Us!
Explore career opportunities to join our growing organization as we continue our mission to disrupt poverty!
We are on a mission to end the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children two-generations at a time.
Over 4,000 mothers and children have succeeded in our program.
Families stably housed
Mother's employed with 38% pursuing a degree
Access to employer benefits like healthcare and investment options