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Jaime Joshi

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I Am The Change - Cleveland Wester

Director of Client Outreach Services Jibby Ciric and Director of Targeted Case Management Cleveland Wester “We didn’t have running water. We had to dig holes in the backyard just so we could go to the bathroom.” A statement like this conjures up imagery of a long-passed era of American

We Only Have What We Give

  “We only have what we give”  Isabel Allende. If this is to be believed, then Community Partners’ Wraparound Case Manager Supervisor Jody is one of the wealthiest people on earth. Two years ago, a referral came across her desk. The Vogels had just moved to Palm Beach County and

A Lifetime of Homes: Lessons From A Career in Housing Policy

  It could be the smell – a comforting combination of your father’s aftershave, those cinnamon cookies your mom makes sometimes, dirt from your brother’s cleats and the dog. Or, it’s a small nuance missed by everyone else – the smudge on the dining room wall, the peeling paint on the porch

More Than Just A Place To Live - Karin's Story

The paradox Karin faced was heartbreaking. The victim of sexual abuse and trauma, she was suffering from depression, anxiety and agoraphobia so severe, she couldn’t leave her home. But now, Karin didn’t even have a home to leave. In June 2015, Karin was referred to Community Partners

Stronger Together

  Strength is a dynamic concept whose definition constantly evolves to suit the context.  In some cases, strength can used to define physical dominance and in others, strength can be marked as the quiet resolve of just getting up in the morning and through the day. When it comes to Olympic

A More Perfect Union - Blanca's Story

  We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this

Community over Chaos

  It seems this week has been a long, waking nightmare. From the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in St. Paul to the Dallas sniper attack in which five police officers were killed, America seems to be mired in anguish, tragedy and grief.  Decades of

Nearly 6000 Households Participate in HUD Study on Homebuyer Education

  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently published a study on the benefits of housing education and counseling for first-time homebuyers and discovered that both may lead to favorable results in terms of mortgage literacy and preparedness, homebuyer outcomes and

Strength and Hope - Josephine's Story

  Everything she owned weighed her down as she walked into BRIDGES: Riviera Beach. Pushing a three-month-old baby in a stroller and balancing several sagging bags on her shoulders, Josephine has no job, no home and nowhere to turn. Kicked out of her parents’ home in Miami, Josephine

The Education Trap

  You get out what you put in. This axiom is common one the world over and can be found in everything from inspirational speeches to Bible verses to pop songs. Nowhere is this more evident than in education. It has been proven time and time again that the quality of education is tied