Tag: Alumni Fellowship

Mom Voices, Policy

JP Alumni Fellow Story: Tiffany Meeks

JP Alumni Fellow Tiffany Meeks remembers being underestimated as a young single mom — and she taught her children that you create your own path. Now she wants to pass that message on to other single moms.

JP Life, Mom Voices, Two Gen

Imagine What Can Happen in a Generation: Meet the Smith Family

JP Alumni Fellow Dana Smith’s children know the effort it took for her to complete college as a single mom. Today, her oldest is a college junior, and her two teens are college-bound.

JP Life, Two Gen

Growing From a Stable Foundation

Entrepreneur Natalie Meeks-Johnson, a former JP kid, shares her JP memories and her perspective on how the program influenced her and her mother’s lives.

JP Life, Mom Voices

Living Your Best Life Is a Marathon, not a Sprint

Inaugural JP Alumni Fellow LaSherion McDonald and current JP Fargo-Moorhead mom Alliyah Rosales encourage and affirm one another in this moving conversation.

JP Life, Leadership, Mom Voices

Coming Full Circle

Jeremiah Program alum Nekey Oliver reflects on her JP journey — from her time as a JP mom to advocating for moms as a community board member.

JP Life, Mom Voices, Two Gen

Life, Love, and Community: One Family’s JP Journey

Inaugural JP Alumni Fellow Christine Smith recently sat down with her now-adult son, Benard, to discuss their JP experiences and how their past has shaped their present. They even learned some new things about each other.

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.