Washington and Lee University


Interests: Economic Development

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP)

CAPUP strengthens communities by providing resources for people to help themselves. Interns will become familiar with all programs administered by CAPUP, including Virginia CARES, Employment Services, Child Care Food Program, and Emergency Services Program. Community action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP) is a private

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)

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

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

Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation (DBEDC)

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

Greensboro County Department of Public Health, Food Access Project

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

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.  

Jubilee Jobs

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

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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 –


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

St. Joseph’s Carpenter Society

Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society strives to improve the quality of life of the people of the City of Camden and its surrounding communities by promoting affordable housing and neighborhood development.  Through our initiatives, we encourage people to take charge of their lives and become active community members. Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society (SJCS) was founded in 1985 to help families improve their quality of life and create safe neighborhoods through homeownership.  SJCS has fostered homeownership, believing that homeownership leads to a higher

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