[NEWS] Sister Mary Scullion, Joan Dawson McConnon Recipients of the 10th Annual Urban Leadership Award | Project HOME

[NEWS] Sister Mary Scullion, Joan Dawson McConnon Recipients of the 10th Annual Urban Leadership Award

 

This year, the Penn IUR Urban Leadership Awards recognize the showcases the accomplishments by remarkable figures in the non-profit and public sectors. “We believe that our work to end the tragedy of homelessness improves the quality of life for all Philadelphians,” said Joan Dawson McConnon, co-founder of Project HOME, one of the three 2014 awardees. “We are restoring lives so that our residents can contribute to the community. Our work is also an economic engine, creating jobs and contributing to the overall financial health of the city.” Sister Mary underscored this point by citing Project HOME’s vision statement: “None of us are home until all of us are home.”