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…

Jeremiah Program Receives 15-year Financial Commitment for New Project

Lack of affordable housing is always an obstacle to economic viability, especially for single moms with a goal of career-track education. Thanks to a 15-year commitment by Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority board, Jeremiah Program’s future Rochester 40-apartment campus…

Grant Helps Single Moms Advance Social-Emotional Health of Their Young Children

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) committed $20,000 to Jeremiah Program Rochester-Southeast Minn. to help parents living in poverty meet the social-emotional needs of their children from birth to age five. “We are proud to support organizations that are doing the…

Caryn Sullivan Interviews CEO Gloria Perez

Pioneer Press columnist, inspirational speaker and author Caryn Sullivan recently wrote about her conversation with Jeremiah Program CEO Gloria Perez. Here is an excerpt:
For Perez it’s gratifying to watch women rise above their insecurities, recognize they have a choice,

Jeremiah Program Search for Chief Executive Officer

Jeremiah Program is seeking a visionary national leader as their next Chief Executive Officer. This is an incredible leadership opportunity to leverage this innovative and proven two-generation model and drive national growth. This high-profile Chief Executive Officer, working collaboratively with…

Jeremiah Program Rochester-SE MN Receives $475,000 from Otto Bremer Trust Grant

ROCHESTER – December 27, 2018 – Jeremiah Program Rochester-Southeast MN is pleased to announce it’s been awarded $475,000 ($400,000 capital and $75,000 general operating) from the Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) to address issues of affordable housing, intergenerational poverty, and workforce…

Minnesota Gives $11.7 Million to Build Rochester Campus of Jeremiah Program

The Rochester Campus has $1.7M Goal Remaining to Break Ground. See details at mnhousing.gov Featured on Kare 11, Nov 1, 2018 ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal joined community leaders today to announce funding to create and…