The Cabbage Patch Settlement House is a local, non-profit Christian organization. Our mission is to equip and empower at-risk children, youth and their families, to be self-sufficient by helping them maximize their economic, educational, emotional, moral, physical, social and spiritual potential. We accomplish this through three major programs: Counseling and Family Services, Recreation and Youth Development and Educational Opportunities.
Interests: Financial Literacy
Career Collaborative is a private, non-profit organization that partners with employers to help low-income, unemployed and under-employed workers get and keep jobs. Its Job-Search Course helps participants get full-time permanent jobs with benefits and to understand the employer’s point of view once employed. Career Collaborative provides two years of ongoing support to help clients be successful over time. More than 70 percent of Career Collaborative clients remain employed for a minimum of this two-year period. These services are offered at
CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence. The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1965 to carry out the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 in Vermont’s Northwest Counties of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle. It is one of five Community Action Agencies in Vermont. CVOEO provides vital services to over eleven thousand households (over 25,000 individuals) every year. Our three Coordinated Statewide Housing
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
Family Scholar House is changing lives, families and communities through education. The mission of Family Scholar House is to end the cycle of poverty and transform our community by empowering families and youth to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency.
*OPEN TO LAW STUDENTS ONLY The Georgia Law Center for the Homeless provides representation for homeless people in administrative and judicial proceedings of a civil nature, with attorneys and paralegals. The Law Center performs significant community outreach to make its services available by visiting homeless shelters, transitional housing, and community kitchens on a regular basis. The Law Center’s mission is to provide free, quality civil legal services to homeless people and to play a leadership role in addressing the issues underlying homelessness.
LIFT is a nonprofit organization that works to lift people out of poverty for good. We take a people-powered approach to fighting poverty: A network of Members, Advocates and Advisors work together to build the strong personal, social and financial foundations people need to get ahead. We have resource centers in neighborhoods across the country, where trained volunteers work with our Members to find a job, a safe home or a good education for themselves and their kids. By setting their
In 1991, ReSOURCE opened its doors to create a space where materials could be reused and human dignity could be renewed. Since then, the organization has grown from a small reuse shop that sells furniture and appliances to a multi-faceted organization with five locations that create a marketplace for reuse while providing new opportunities to the under-skilled and long-term unemployed. In addition to providing goods and services at an affordable price to a wide demographic, ReSOURCE also uses its shops
The mission of The Family Center, Inc. is to address the issue of domestic violence in our community at large through preventative methods. We provide preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation of persons without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, socio-economic status, marital status, sexual preference, disability or political affiliation and those suffering from the effects of domestic violence. We initiate, direct and participate in educational programs for preventative recognition of and encouragement of treatment of those persons adversely affected
Founded in 2004 as the East River Development Alliance (ERDA), Urban Upbound is an innovative nonprofit organization located in Long Island City, Queens (five minutes from Midtown) working to provide public housing residents with the tools and resources for self-sufficiency and economic mobility. Urban Upbound provides services in four integrated program areas: 1) Financial Education: Building Resident and Community Wealth; 2) Workforce Development: Expanding Access to Living Wage Jobs; 3) Youth Development: Making College Accessible; and, 4) Community Revitalization: Improving