Locally organizations want the community to know the commitment to fight for equitable treatment of minority groups is continuing.
Jeremiah Program Works To Support Minority Groups
The loss of another black life is sending shockwaves throughout the nation..
Locally organizations want the community to know the commitment to fight for equitable treatment of minority groups is continuing..
Kimt new three's jessica bringe joins us live from rochester with how our local chapter of the jeremiah program is working to remove barriers..
Katie and amy ?
"* jeremiah program says these violent incidents clearly aren't isolated and impact minority families in all aspect of their lives.
The program works to disrupt the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children..
In rochester ?
"*thirds of the 40 families being helped are women of color.
Executive director ally hanten?
"*ebert says violent incidents like we're seeing in brooklyn center have a deep impact on minority families which is why offering resources to fight for equitable treatment is so important.
One of the tenants of jeremiah program is a life coach and that's really meant to be a support person for them so they can reach out to their life coach and their life coach really helps them stay in alignment with their goals.
Additionally, we work with family services rochester to provide mental health support on campus for our moms as well so all our moms have access to that support.
Jeremiah program also issued a statement on facebook that says in part..
" we are committed to social justice and advocating for all the families we work with to remove barriers ot all can achieve every goal and dream they have for themselves."
Live in rochester?
"* thank you jessica.
Moms are provided safe housing and childcare so they can focus on building life