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…
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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…

Honor Mom with a Hand Up to Others

Mother’s Day gift as inspiring as her On Mother’s Day, we think about what moms mean in our lives. Strength. Delight. Comfort. Unconditional love. Trying to show mom how much she means is nearly impossible. What better way to touch…

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…

National Leaders Promote 2Gen as Opportunity for Future

Aspen Institute Forum on Children and Families As state and federal lawmakers prepare for the year ahead, there is momentum for solid strategies that move families toward opportunity. The second Aspen Forum on Children and Families, being held February 26-27,…

One Way to Celebrate Presidents Day

More than a day for big retail sales. Presidents Day may have its origins in the celebration of George Washington’s birthday, but today it is widely accepted as a patriotic time to celebrate all U.S. presidents, past and present. According…

Investment from Philanthropy Partner Stand Together

Jeremiah receives $700,000 to serve more families National venture philanthropy group and social change platform, Stand Together commitments $700,000 to Jeremiah Program to increase capacity by 25 percent in 2019. The funding is part of a series of investments from…

Innovating and Evaluating with 2Gen Model

Evaluation of the newest Jeremiah model reveals opportunities Hoping to take the success of Jeremiah Program to new levels and additional communities, a strategic vision was set to expand with an additional model – nonresidential programming. The model began in…