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Jaime Joshi

Communication Coordinator

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561-841-3500 x 2227



Together, We Are Changing The Odds - Angela's Story

  Angela stared at herself in the mirror, water dripping from her face. Her mind flashed back to the yelling and how angry her boyfriend had been. Again. She couldn’t do this anymore. She wouldn’t do this anymore. She had to leave. For herself, yes. But more for her children – three

Village For Change - Combating The Opioid Crisis in Palm Beach County

  The opioid crisis has reached epidemic levels all over the nation and the effects we are seeing in Palm Beach County are harrowing. As authorities crack down on heroin, people are turning to synthetics to satiate their addiction and it’s coming at a high cost. Heroin is ten times more

Welcome Home, Celene

  Celene has been bucking the odds her whole life. Born in Riviera Beach in the late 1960s with a litany of health issues, Celene was told that she wouldn’t live long. Fifty years later, Celene’s cheerful grin is the first thing customers see when they enter their neighborhood McDonalds

Teens Engage In The Glades

  The future belongs to those who prepare for it today - Malcolm X. The future belongs to our children and the teens in the Teen Outreach Program in Pahokee are getting engaged in their community to ensure that their concerns are heard and their vision of a brighter tomorrow is clearly

Changing The Odds in The Glades

In honor of Black History Month, we would like to recognize a pillar of Western Palm Beach County - Louis Butts. As the founder of the Big Lake Track Club, Coach Butts has been mentoring and coaching underprivileged children between the ages of 4-18 for the past 30 years.  In addition to

Community Partners and The Glades - A Short History

  When you talk about The Glades, you talk about the soil – as rich and dark as espresso grounds. You talk about the Muck Bowl and how Glades Central High School has a long-standing history of NFL and NCAA recruitment. You talk about Zola Neale Hurston and her seminal novel, Their Eyes Were

A House is Bricks and Beams. A Home is Hopes and Dreams - Patricia's Story

May your troubles be less and your blessing be more. And nothing but happiness, come through your door.  - Irish blessing for a new home.    The rain was coming down in sheets and all Patricia wanted was to get home. But there was no home. There hasn’t been for some time. And all

Community Partners and Neighborworks America: Changing The Odds Together

                                              Click to increase size of infographic.    Community Partners has been a cornerstone of Palm Beach County for over 30 years. Through our holistic blend of housing, therapy and

Invest in Palm Beach County and Change The Odds

  Maria can’t focus. She knows her teacher is saying something about fractions but she can’t concentrate on what it is. She yawns and her stomach rumbles. She wishes she had something to eat – a bag of chips, a granola bar, anything. Her teacher hands back their pop quizzes. There in

A Reason To Smile: Sam and Anna's Story

  Sam smiles. He is always smiling. His 13-year-old sister Anna flashes a grin in return, but Sam doesn’t register his sister’s sparkly brown eyes or the way she beams at him. Confined to a wheelchair, 17-year-old Sam has Down Syndrome and Spina Bifida. He’s non-verbal, gets his