2016-2017 Partner Organizations

These are the fantastic sites where our 2016-17 corps members serve!

Omar Square

Omar Hamad

 

Club Nova – providing meaningful work and relationships for adults with mental illness

 

 

 

Gayle Cruz

Gayle Cruz

 

Compass Center for Women & Families – multiple self-sufficiency resources and domestic violence prevention and care

 

 

 

Kenesha Bigelow

Kenesha Bigelow

 

East Durham Children’s Initiative – cradle to career pipeline of services in a high-poverty zone of East Durham

 

 

 

Ja'Kayla Hill

Ja’Kayla Hill

 

Freedom House Recovery Center – providing life skills and support to women newly entering sobriety and substance abuse recovery

 

 

 

Soteria Shepperson

Soteria Shepperson

 

Inter-Faith Council & United Church of Chapel Hill – community organizing with homeless men and area faith communities

 

 

 

Jon Rigby

Jon Rigby

 

RAFI-USA (Rural Advancement Foundation Int’l) –¬†cultivate markets, policies, and communities that sustain thriving, socially¬†just, and environmentally sound family farms

 

 

Jenitza Pierce

Jenitza Pierce

 

Seymour Center for Seniors – wellness, recreation, and life-long learning for diverse senior citizens, including a Caregivers Day Out program for adults with dementia

 

 

Debbie Vu

Debbie Vu

 

StepUp Durham – workforce development and life skills for adults with criminal backgrounds and other barriers to employment

 

 

 

Grace Martien

Grace Martien

 

Uniting NC –¬†building relationships with immigrants and US citizens so that all people can reach their highest potential; Code the Dream: teaching coding and computer programming to immigrants for greater job opportunities