Tag: Mothers Talk

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

JP Moms Have a Common Goal: A Better Life

JP Las Vegas mom Alexis Brennan describes the tight community of her college campus and the support she feels from Jeremiah Program.

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, Mom Voices

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.

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

Building Generational Wealth and Changing the Narrative on Single Moms

JP Alumni Fellow Lavasha Smith knows single moms are world-builders and looks forward to co-creating prosperity for future generations of her family.

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.