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A Brooklyn Mom’s Experience in Jeremiah Program

JP Brooklyn mom Felicia Medina counters stereotypes about single moms and describes the welcoming feel of the Brooklyn campus.

JP Life, Mom Voices

JP Showed Me That My Voice Matters

Jessica Funderburk, one of the first Jeremiah Program Las Vegas moms, shares her experience of finding support, confidence, and family in JP.

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Why the Questions We Ask Ourselves Matter

JP President and CEO Chastity Lord says we can’t solve complex problems like generational poverty without addressing their underlying systems.

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From JP Mom to JP Teacher

Adrianee Powell was one of the first residents of the JP St. Paul campus. Now, she’s the campus’s newest early childhood teacher.

Mom Voices, Policy

Crafting Big Dreams for Myself and My Children

For JP Boston mom Tiffany Jenkins, there’s no question that she will be a successful entrepreneur. She’s laying the foundation right now.

JP Life, Leadership

Introducing the 2023-2024 Jeremiah Program Alumni Fellows

We are proud to introduce the members of the 2023-2024 Jeremiah Program Alumni Fellowship, a selective, 12-month, cohort-based leadership program.

Mom Voices

I Chose to Become the Girl I Wanted to Be

In this Story of Self, JP Alumni Fellow Erika Rodriguez describes her journey from being hurt to choosing herself and her children.

Mom Voices, Policy

Making the Case for Paid Family Leave

The evidence for a national paid family leave policy is abundant, says JP Alumni Fellow Erika Rosa. Let’s follow the data.

Photo of the author, Jinaa Lane
Mom Voices, Policy

Investing in Single Moms’ College Completion Benefits Families, Communities, and the Nation

2022 JP Alumni Fellow Jinaa Lane explains how supporting single moms in completing college in the short term will help economies at all levels in the long term.

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Meet JP Baltimore Executive Director Danielle Staton

Danielle Staton, JP Baltimore’s inaugural executive director, helps lead a conversation on countering shame about single motherhood and building community.