AFSC is a Quaker organization founded in 1917 that includes people of various faiths who are committed to peace and justice. The Greensboro, North Carolina office of AFSC focuses on immigrant rights, peace & economic justice, and youth empowerment. AFSC’s work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth and dignity of every people, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. The organization’s mission and achievements won worldwide recognition in 1947 when it accepted
The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers is a 501c3 that is engaged in a three year Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Demonstration Project. Through the ACO, the Coalition is working to improve health outcomes and quality of care as well as decrease healthcare costs for Medicaid patients in Camden who are covered by United Healthcare. We are doing this by partnering closely with 12 primary care offices across the city, working to build their capacity and improve access for Camden patients.
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
The mission of the Cleveland Legal Aid is to secure justice and resolve fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services and working for systemic solutions.
The Harlem Children’s Zone is a community-based organization dedicated to reducing the problems of truancy, violence, foster care, pregnancy, poor school performance, and lack of self-esteem among high-risk New York City youth. The Harlem Children’s Zone has worked successfully in truancy reduction and pregnancy prevention. It is also the home of The Renaissance University for Community Education (TRUCE), an award-winning media literacy and arts education program for adolescents. TRUCE, a comprehensive youth development program for 150 adolescents between the ages
Jubilee Jobs is one of the longest-serving and best non-profit workforce development providers in the DC area. Jubilee Jobs was created to connect those most vulnerable but eager, ready and able to work with appropriate marketplace employment. The goal of the organization is to help individuals work for sustenance, dignity, and hope. Since 1981 Jubilee Jobs has placed over 22,000 people from all over Washington, DC into the jobs they desperately needed, and then supported them in moving from entry-level to
Metropolitan Ministries’ mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency. Our Metropolitan Ministries will be America’s most effective caregiver to poor and homeless people. Our programs will be known for their compassion and innovation in helping struggling families and individuals achieve their highest potential for self-sufficiency. Our approach to involving citizens in understanding and caring for their disadvantaged will serve as a
Located on the Navajo Reservation, the Bahi Institute runs a program focused resiliency building program for Navajo boys between 14 – 16 years old. The curriculum is developed out of resiliency research and is in the process of establishing a not-for-profit designation. While this internship is based out of the Bahi Center, students of all faiths welcome. Religious activities are not required for this opportunity.
Neighborhood House is a dynamic community center making a life-changing difference in the lives of those with whom we serve – infants through senior adults. Our focus is serving the Portland neighborhood of Louisville through providing Life Needs, Life Skills and Life Dreams. Our mission is to provide individuals with opportunities to enhance the quality of their lives. Our vision is to break the cycle of poverty for our children and families!