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Jaime Joshi

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Lego Trucks Today, Rocket to Mars Tomorrow

  Technology is the wave of the future and thanks to the Palm Beach County School District and Mentoring at Highland Elementary , our children will be surfing that wave with ease. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is one of the fastest-growing areas of the economy and

Community Partners Welcomes CEO Scott Hansel!

                                  Photo Credit: LILA Photo   Contact: Jaime Joshi Email: jjoshi@cp-cto.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SCOTT HANSEL JOINS COMMUNITY PARTNERS AS NEW CEO   Riviera Beach, Fla. (June 6, 2017)

Community Partners Receives $329,500 Grant From NeighborWorks America

For Immediate Release May 30, 2017 Contact: Jaime Joshi. jjoshi@cp-cto.org.  Riviera Beach, FL – Housing Partnership Inc. dba Community Partners, a member of the NeighborWorks network, is receiving 329,500 in flexible grants from the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, dba NeighborWorks

Love Against All Odds - Donte's Story

Love is an incalculable, resolute force whose strength defies all odds, circumstances and in some cases, the very boundaries of logic. Eleven-year-old Donte loved his mother. When she sent him to school hungry and dirty, he loved her. When she threatened him, he loved her. When she

New Location, Same Roots

  Deep roots tangle and weave together in this earth – as dark as espresso grounds and often referred to as, “black gold.” Belle Glade’s rich and loamy soil may be her fortune but those willing to take a closer look at this Western Palm Beach County community knows that there are also

It's Never Too Late To Learn Something New

  Graciela Hernandez talks with her hands. No. Graciela doesn’t just talk with her hands. She conducts symphonies. She constructs imaginary skyscrapers, lassos tornados and she carves out technicolor daydreams with the constant fluttering of her hands. Arriving from Mexico seventeen

Love, Grace and Community - Miriam's Story

  When Miriam first arrived at BRIDGES at Highland, she had one goal in mind - to improve her English language skills.  A recent immigrant from the Dominican Republic, Miriam knew that the key to success was communication and when she heard about the free language classes BRIDGES offered,

In Memoriam - William 'Bill' Finley

Community Partners Founders John Corbett and Bill Finley   It is with great sorrow and much regret that we announce the passing of William ‘Bill’ Finley – our founder and our friend. Bill’s compassion and pioneering vision led to the founding of Housing Partnership, Inc. Bill saw the

Notice of Departure - Pat McNamara Leaving Community Partners

  It is with equal measure of sadness, gratitude and optimism that Community Partners (home to Housing Partnership Inc. and Parent-Child Center) announces CEO Patrick McNamara’s departure from the organization, effective March 1, 2017. Pat has been with Community Partners since 1999 and

Mental Health Reform is Law

  On December 13, 2016, President Barack Obama signed mental health reform into law as part of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, enabling thousands of Americans access to needed health care services. In addition to improving program coordination across federal agencies, the act will