08.02.16

Jericho Project Named Semifinalist in 2016 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards

This press release was originally published on www.npccny.org. New York, NY August 2, 2016 The New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards Program, in its 10th year, announced today 11 nonprofit organizations in the city and Westchester that have been chosen as semifinalists for $60,000 in prizes and prestigious scholarships. The New York Community Trust Nonprofit[…..]

07.19.16

Jericho Project CEO Tori Lyon to Receive Brava Award by SmartCEO

This post was originally published on PRWEB. NEW YORK, NY JULY 19, 2016 Tori Lyon, CEO of Jericho Project, a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots, will receive a Brava Award for distinguished leadership and achievement bestowed by SmartCEO. Lyon will be honored at the Brava Awards ceremony on July 27, 2016 at Hudson[…..]

07.01.16

Jericho Project’s LaToya Williams-Belfort Named 2016 Rising Star by New York Nonprofit Media

New York, NY — LaToya Williams-Belfort, Chief Development and Communications Officer at Jericho Project, has been named a 2016 Rising Star in the nonprofit community by New York Nonprofit Media.  This prestigious award will be presented July 21, 2016 at Capital Grille in New York.   “LaToya Williams-Belfort is an innovative and passionate advocate for vulnerable New[…..]

06.07.16

MNN: Both Sides of the Bars: Unique Needs of Veterans with Criminal Justice Involvement

When veterans are incarcerated, it’s usually because they have a history of trauma, not violence or unlawful activity. However, they get placed in the system anyway. Watch Jericho’s senior social worker Sarah Harris on MNN discussing “Both Sides of the Bars: Unique Needs of Veterans with Criminal Justice Involvement.”

05.24.16

Jericho Project Names LaToya Williams-Belfort Chief Development and Communications Officer

This article was originally published on PRWeb. MAY 24, 2016 Jericho Project has named LaToya Williams-Belfort to the position of Chief Development and Communications Officer. In this role she will be responsible for fundraising and communications for the nationally-acclaimed nonprofit, working closely with CEO Tori Lyon and the Board of Directors to enhance the impact of[…..]

03.14.16

Cities across US slash homelessness for veterans

This article was originally published in the Boston Globe. By Brian MacQuarrie NEW YORK — Perched on a Spartan bed with a simple metal frame, a tiny bathroom only a few feet away, 61-year-old George Gisoldi beams as he surveys his shoebox-size domain. The disabled Air Force veteran is no longer homeless. “I have a[…..]

03.01.16

The distressing reality of homelessness in New York City

This article was originally published on news.com.au. March 1, 2016 Charlotte Willis in New York, news.com.au IT’S an image Americans are all too familiar with — the homeless men, women and children begging for spare change on a busy street corner. It’s a sight both saddening and shocking to those who visit popular tourist destination[…..]

02.02.16

Tori Lyon Named Chief Executive Officer of Jericho Project

New York, NY – Jericho Project, a nationally-recognized nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots, has named Tori Lyon as Chief Executive Officer.  Jericho Board President Mark Kopinski announced the promotion recognizing Lyon’s 20 years of innovative leadership, including ten as Executive Director, and her successful advocacy of formerly homeless individuals, veterans and families in achieving[…..]