Tag: Alumni Fellowship

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

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.

Mom Voices, Policy

A Mother’s Look into the Future: Not Just Surviving but Thriving

JP Alumni Fellow Ifrah Abdalla has been working since childhood — and her daughter’s happiness is her ultimate goal.

Mom Voices

Meet JP Alumni Fellow Anita F.

Anita is special education teacher and a mother of three who graduated from Jeremiah Program’s Minneapolis campus in 2012.

Christine Smith
Mom Voices

Meet JP Alumni Fellow Christine Smith

Christine Smith is a 2006 graduate of Jeremiah Program’s Minneapolis campus. A mother of two, she serves as the Health Equity and Tribal Grants Supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Health.

Mom Voices

Meet JP Alumni Fellow Angelina Kery

A graduate of Jeremiah Program’s Boston campus, Angelina Kery works as a legal assistant for a civil litigation law firm. Now a JP Fellow, she discusses her hopes for the program.