Jeremiah Program News & Events

Embrace Your Story; Guide Your Future

By Gloria Perez, Jeremiah Program President and CEO I wake…

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Investment from Philanthropy Partner Stand Together

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Jeremiah Program Search for Chief Executive Officer

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Jeremiah Program Welcomes New Governing Board of Directors   

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Jeremiah Program Announces New Chief Advancement Officer

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Tackle Poverty with Anthony Barr

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Jeremiah Program Fargo-Moorhead Welcomes New Executive Director Lonnie Pederson

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Jeremiah Program announced as Impact Austin Community Partner

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CEO Gloria Perez named to new Community Advisory Board at the Minneapolis Fed

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Mayo Clinic Gives Grant to Jeremiah Program

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Jeremiah Program Boston is in the Charity Warriors Challenge!

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Speakers share their stories at Jeremiah Program Boston’s Voices Rising event

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Jeremiah Program Boston Launches Podcast

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Jeremiah Program Chosen as a SXSW Community Service Awards Honoree

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Jeremiah Program Featured at Minnesota 2Gen Summit

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Jack and Mary Ann Remick Provide Generous Land Donation for Jeremiah Program’s Rochester-Southeast MN Campus Site

The campus will serve approximately 40 low income single mothers and their young children from the Southeast region of Minnesota.

Jeremiah Program Launches Rochester-Southeast Minnesota Campus for Single Mothers and their Children

(Rochester, MN – August 3, 2017) –Jeremiah Program Rochester-Southeast…

Fargo-Moorhead groundbreaking celebrates next step toward new home opening to 20 families in 2018

Jeremiah Program broke ground on its new Fargo-Moorhead campus in early June.

Rochester Receives Significant Funding from Otto Bremer Trust

The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded the Rochester-Southeast Minnesota Jeremiah Program $75,000 for predevelopment of a Campus in Rochester to serve 40 forty families.

Jeremiah celebrates Boston college grads

Six women earned their associate degrees from Endicott College this month.

We are sisters, we shall succeed together. – Stacy Abott, Program Participant

In New York City, 41% of single mothers live in poverty, and they are nearly three times as likely to live in poverty as married families (American Community Survey, 2012-2016 5-Year Estimates). Poverty is especially acute among women in Brownsville, a neighborhood within Brooklyn, where nearly two-thirds (62%) of households are headed by a single mother (Roussine et al., 2016). Yet, women in Brooklyn with a Bachelor’s Degree earn more than twice that of women with a high school diploma or GED alone (American Community Survey, 2012-2016 5-Year Estimates). Additionally, although 85% of Brownsville’s 5,700 children under five are eligible for EarlyLearn NYC (federally-subsidized childcare and Headstart), there is capacity in the neighborhood for just 700. The need is great.

In 2016, Jeremiah Program responded to a call from three locally respected organizations in Brownsville, NY: Community Solutions, SCO Family of Services, and Medgar Evers College, who share a deep concern about the numerous barriers single mothers and their children face to achieving social and economic prosperity. Considering our initial joint assessment, these partners and we have set a goal of establishing a program in Brownsville, New York, where the aim will be to serve 20-30 families at a time. Our long-term vision is to replicate the Jeremiah Program model throughout New York City to serve a total of 1,000 families at a time across all five boroughs, greatly increasing our current capacity for serving families in any Jeremiah community in the country.

Jeremiah is currently the only program in New York City to offer a comprehensive, integrated model of services for families headed by low-income single mothers. We are unique in that our two-generation approach puts the whole family in the center of our service model.

In August 2017, we started our first empowerment course for 10 single mothers enrolled at Medgar Evers College. In October, we hired our first family coach to help guide moms to resource referrals in the community, offer to counsel in crisis management, and support families in educational goal setting. In July 2018, we hired a Family Services Manager and Office Manager to accommodate the needs of the program expansion. In August 2018, the program will expand to serving an additional ten families in collaboration with our partner SCO Family of Services.

For more information, contact:

Madeline Sanders | Office Manager
Jeremiah Program New York

Office Contact Number: (646) 797-4374

The Gregory Jackson Center

519 Rockaway Avenue

4th Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11212

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