Coopers Ferry Partnership (CFP) is a non-profit economic development organization located in the City of Camden, New Jersey. The mission of CFP is to plan and implement high-quality urban redevelopment projects throughout the city to help replenish Camden’s tax base and to create jobs for city residents. CFP also works to improve the city’s natural assets to make Camden a more desirable place to live, work, invest and visit. CFP has developed a detailed five-part model that aims to leverage the power of Camden’s anchor institutions
Interests: Community Organizing
The Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center (CCJDC) is a unit of the Detention Services Department of the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court (CCJC). The CCJDC is established to provide short-term care in a safe and secure environment to residents who cannot be served in an open setting. The Detention Center provides: housing, uniformed clothing, medical care, a nutritionally-balanced diet, education, recreation, and programming to youth during their stay. Our vision is to provide programming so juveniles will take responsibility for choices
DBEDC was founded in 1979 and serves a multicultural inner-city neighborhood of Boston through a summer day camp for local children, services to families, and small business loan development program. DBEDC aims to: Develop and maintain home ownership and rental housing among its clients Foster economic development opportunities for individuals and businesses Increase a sense of community through leadership development and civic involvement
Methods to eliminate food insecurity are many. In this partnership, three non-profit entities will work together to insure that our neighbors do not go hungry. The three groups have different missions: a once-a-week dinner, morning and noon meals, and grocery supplements for individuals and families. Together, we are tackling poverty from a grass-roots approach. There will be opportunities to meet with other agencies in the area to observe different aspects of poverty such as housing, day-to-day needs, and more.
Foundation Communities is a nonprofit organization that creates affordable housing where families succeed and provides tools that empower people to increase their educational and financial standing. The Service Learning Coordinator will work within an established summer program for youth at an affordable housing community in south Austin. Most activities will take place on-site at the affordable housing community or nearby in the surrounding neighborhood. The Coordinator will be primarily responsible for developing service learning opportunities for youth but will have
The mission of the program for which the student will be interning is to provide direct access to fresh healthy food for residents of “food desert” neighborhoods characterized by high rates of poverty and poor access to supermarkets. The internship focus is an urban farm and neighborhood farmer’s market pilot project in a SE Greensboro census tract (also known as the Warnersville community) with the highest rates of poverty in the county (over 60% of households below the federal poverty
Greensboro Housing Coalition, the advocate for fair, safe, and affordable housing, has brought our community together to resolve complex housing problems: building collaborations with different organizations, advocating for public policy changes, and participating in research studies about best practices. We counsel homeowners facing foreclosure or needing repairs, tenants trying to prevent eviction or to get landlords to do maintenance, and homeless families to move into safe housing.
In terms of having an impact and making a difference in education, HCPS offers numerous opportunities for novice educators to experience success in multiple areas of interest because of its size, need, and diversity. Furthermore, HCPS is an exceptional choice for future educators as it is considered to be one of the most innovative districts in the nation in the context of current reform efforts aimed at improving student achievement by targeting the single greatest indicator of student achievement –
KFTC is a 30+ year-old grassroots organization that believes in the power of people working together to challenge injustices, right wrongs, and improve the quality of life for all Kentuckians. We work with people to organize in their home communities and across the state. We help everyday community members become extraordinary community leaders. We support community leaders as they build effective organizations. Together, we win important issue campaigns. If you want a better Kentucky – for all of us –
Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc. (LAA), is a nonprofit charitable law firm providing free legal assistance to low-income residents. It is one of two nonprofit legal services programs that work together to provide this assistance throughout Arkansas. The Helena-West Helena office serves four primarily rural counties in the Arkansas Delta: Lee, Monroe, Phillips and St. Francis. The types of cases that we handle include: emergency family matters including divorces involving spousal abuse; housing and land loss; adoptions and guardianships; debt