Children of poverty, when met with strategy and intervention, can be as successful and productive as their non-impoverished peers; but in order to sustain change, we must align shared values. By working collaboratively with community partners and providing students and their families with access to a school-based health clinic, mental health services, summer learning opportunities,
Jessica Sharp is the Director of Volunteer Services for a local food distribution nonprofit. Jessica has served as the Diversity Manager for a regional health care system, the Greenville Chamber, Junior League, the United Way of Greenville Leadership Greenville and the Riley Institute.
Housing affordability is braided with the interconnected dynamics of race, wealth, safety, crime, and poverty. Recently, Greenville City Council unanimously voted to allocate funds and create a new public private partnership to housing, deemed an issue critical to the city’s economic stability and vitality in the long run.
In 2011, Amanda became Detroit Community Liaison for Whole Foods Market. In the position, she was the main point of contact for the community, which involved listening, trust building, and fostering a new type of relationship between the community and a company, which now serves as a model for community relationship building for Whole Foods Market.
Patrick’s personal mission is to make images that matter. While sharing his search for truth, he asks, “Would you like coffee in a sock, or do you prefer to drink the Kool-Aid.” Listen at Patrick puts a photographic face on people in Greenville who are homeless. About Patrick “I’m a photographer, artist, chef, inventor, floor