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The Power of Community in Dark Times

Like people all around the country, we in the Project HOME community have been shaken by the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend.  We share with millions of Americans the grief, anger, and outrage at this recent display of racism, White supremacy, hatred, and violence that poison the very heart of our nation.

A World of Possibilities

Aisha Boyd is an Employment Specialist at Project HOME’s Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs.

 

The following article is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.

Spirit of Generosity -- Supporting Our Teens

The following article is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.

The following article is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.

This past June 1, we began receiving applications for our newest residence, 2415 N. Broad Street, scheduled to open up later this summer.  Over 1,000 persons stood in line to apply -- for a total of 88 units.  (Read more about that day here.)  We took the opportunity to do interviews with many of the persons in line to ask about their situation and their need for housing.  These are important stories that all Americans need to hear -- they tell the human story of the affordable housing crisis in this country.

This past June 1, we began receiving applications for our newest residence, 2415 N. Broad Street, scheduled to open up later this summer.  Over 1,000 persons stood in line to apply -- for a total of 88 units.  (Read more about that day here.)  We took the opportunity to do interviews with many of the persons in line to ask about their situation and their need for housing.  These are important stories that all Americans need to hear -- they tell the human story of the affordable housing crisis in this country.

This past June 1, we began receiving applications for our newest residence, 2415 N. Broad Street, scheduled to open up later this summer.  Over 1,000 persons stood in line to apply — for a total of 88 units.  (Read more about that day here.)  We took the opportunity to do interviews with many of the persons in line to ask about their situation and their need for housing.  These are important stories that all Americans need to hear — they tell the human story of the affordable housing crisis in this country.

On a beautiful afternoon in mid-July, eleven remarkable men and women were celebrated for graduating from PECO/Excelon Employment Program.  All of them were veterans of the U.S. military, including representatives from all four branches of the service – army, navy, marine corps, and air force.  Also, all of them had worked hard to overcome experiences of homelessness.

The Long Wait

The following article is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of News From HOME, our quarterly print newsletter.

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