Announcing New Jeremiah Program President and CEO

Chastity Lord takes the helm in mid-September. Today, Jeremiah Program announced Chastity Lord as its next President and CEO. Lord is a dynamic leader who has dedicated her career to disrupting systems of inequity through a social justice lens. Currently…

Jeremiah Program Rochester Breaks Ground on $16.5M Campus

After three years of planning and fundraising, Jeremiah Program Rochester-Southeast Minnesota will break ground on its $16.5 million campus on Monday, July 29. A major gift of $1 million from Harper Family Foundation last month rounded out the commitments to…
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Moving 2Gen Strategy Forward Across the Country

Jeremiah Program President and CEO, Gloria Perez, was invited to Maryland to mentor leaders interested in starting or expanding a 2Gen strategy for helping families succeed. The two-day peer-learning site visit takes place at Garrett County Community Action Committee in…

Dept. of Health Grant Expands Home Visits in SE Minnesota Counties

Four local agencies collaborate to serve families with high-risk factors A four-year $2.2 million Minnesota Department of Health collaborative grant expands home visits to low-income families in seven Southeastern Minnesota counties.  Three Rivers Community Action, Inc. partnered with subgrantees, Jeremiah…

3 Ways Women Influence Memorial Day

At Jeremiah Program we are all about empowerment of women. Giving single moms the support and tools to help them battle back poverty and become economically successful is a prime pillar of our theory of change. Understanding the significance of…

Embrace Your Story; Guide Your Future

By Gloria Perez, Jeremiah Program President and CEO I wake up each day with a tremendous sense of gratitude. An attitude of gratitude is not something I’ve held my whole life, though I remember being coached to give thanks at…

Tackle Poverty with Anthony Barr

Tackling Poverty Two Generations at Time by transforming the lives of single parents and their families. I established Raise the Barr to help break the cycle of poverty for low-income single-parent families by helping single parents complete their post-secondary education.…

Jeremiah Program Fargo-Moorhead Welcomes New Executive Director Lonnie Pederson

FARGO, ND – Lonnie Pederson has joined Jeremiah Program Fargo-Moorhead as the organization’s new executive director. Pederson joins Jeremiah Program after developing a Master of Arts in Leadership Program at the University of Jamestown, where she served as director of…

Jeremiah Program welcomes new Executive Director for the Minneapolis-Saint Paul campus, La Juana Whitmore

MINNEAPOLIS, MN June 20, 2018 Following an extensive search, Jessica Lehman, Jeremiah Program’s COO announced today the hiring of La Juana Whitmore as the new Executive Director for the organization’s Minneapolis and Saint Paul campus. Her start date will be…