Sophie Quinn from the National Journal explores the model and successes of Jeremiah Program in this major feature in “The Next Economy” series, a joint project of the National Journal and The Atlantic. Quinn profiles one of Jeremiah’s earliest graduates, Kari LeVan, and her daughter Marina as well as reports on the organization’s outcomes and return on investment. Read the full article here.
Jeremiah Program is highlighted out in an op/ed article in this weekend’s Boston Globe, co-written by Anne Mosle, vice president of The Aspen Institute, and Dr. Richard Wylie, president of Endicott College. In citing Jeremiah as an example of a proven program, the authors say: “Across the country, a movement is stirring around new approaches that provide opportunities for low-income children and their parents. Why? Because research and common sense both tell us that long-lasting results will only come when we look at the whole family’s needs and potential together…Our nation’s policies and programs for families too often forget a simple fact: in order for one generation to succeed, we must support the other at the same time.” Read the article.