2022 was a time of incredible growth for our Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. We celebrated ten amazing women as they graduated with their post-secondary degrees. 24 moms participated in our new Career Volunteer Mentor Program, and nearly 50 kids participated in high-quality summer enrichment opportunities to further support their educational development — increasing the chances of economic mobility for both generations.
LAST YEAR, WE IMPACTED 657 LIVES,
SERVING 33% MORE FAMILIES THAN IN 2021.
“To be able to go back and go to college, surrounded by all these women that were on the same journey … it was just a phenomenal experience. That was the first time I ever felt safe in my life. I think I spent the first year just looking around me, looking at my kids and my furniture, and the fact that I was in my home and I was safe. To have that space, that mental and physical space, allowed me to grow tremendously.”Christine, Minneapolis alum
IN 2022, moms engaged in 2,500+ family coaching sessions supporting their college persistence and family stability.
49 KIDS BENEFITED FROM HIGH-QUALITY SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAST YEAR.
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Lori Alle, CDC Teacher
Brenna Besore, Family Coach
Amber Brockton, CDC Teacher
Edreena Browne, CDC Teacher
Lorrhonda Byrd, Family Services Director
Angel Glass, CDC Teacher
Dekaylen Groman, CDC Teacher
Hannah Hummel, Family Coach
Patty Healy Janssen, Executive Director
Meera Kannan, CDC Director
Joanne Kaufman, Director of Development*
Ezra Kenyanya, Program Manager*
Kim Laden, CDC Teacher
Peaches Peah, Family Coach
Zola Rosenfeld, CDC Teacher
Bree Saulsberry, Development Associate*
Vanessa Sonsteng, CDC Teacher
Sarah Straudt, Community Teacher
* Shared role across both Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses