01.12.16

Jericho Project Executive Director Tori Lyon Named to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Supportive Housing Task Force

Jericho Project Executive Director Tori Lyon was named to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Supportive Housing Task Force today. “We are honored to be part of the implementation team for the Mayor’s bold initiative to create 15,000 new units of critically-needed supportive housing in New York City. […..]

11.11.15

Tori Lyon Op Ed: Giving Vets a Softer Landing

[This piece was originally published in the New York Daily News] This Veterans Day, we can do more than thank our veterans for their service. We can help bridge the enormous gap separating military and civilian life — and acknowledge the personal toll it can take in moving from one to the other. Our troops receive rigorous[…..]

10.21.15

Jericho Project Veterans Residence Wins Best Supportive Housing Award from the Supporting Housing Network of New York

[Press Release] Jericho Project’s Kingsbridge Terrace, the state-of-the-art community serving veterans with supportive housing and comprehensive counseling, was awarded Residence of the Year by the Supportive Housing Network of New York (SHNNY) at its annual Awards Gala at Capitale in New York City…

09.10.15

Jericho Project Featured on Fox Five News

Watch Fox Five News’ coverage of Jericho Project, the Walton Avenue groundbreaking and our very own resident Lisa Spencer! Executive Director, Tori Lyon, talks to Liz Dahlem about the important work we do here offering housing to homeless veterans and aiding them in getting their lives back on track.

08.21.15

In His Own Words, Iraq and Afghanistan Vet Recounts Journey From Homelessness To Hope

[This piece was originally published in The Huffington Post by Christopher Mathias.] There’s help out there for homeless veterans. They just need to know where to find it. There were over 67,000 homeless United States military veterans in 2011. Craig Hinds — who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq — was one of them…

08.15.15

What Happens When The Largest City In The U.S. Decides To End Veteran Homelessness?

[This piece was originally published in THINK PROGRESS by Bryce Covert.] The phone rings just as Katrina Fingerson and Latoya McClary are about to leave to start their shift at the Goddard Riverside Community Center. It comes in on the line reserved for the 311 calls from concerned citizens and businesses who report homeless people on the streets…

07.07.15

HPD Commissioner Been, Mova Commissioner Sutton Join the Jericho Project and Partners to Announce Start of Construction on Affordable Housing for Veterans and Young Adults

[This piece was originally published by RealEstateRama.] The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York City Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs joined The Jericho Project, B & B Supportive, and other partners to announce the start of construction on 2065 Walton Avenue…

08.08.14

A Two-Part Social Impact Solution for Homelessness

[This piece was originally published in the Wharton Magazine by Tori Lyon.] One of the more disheartening myths about homeless individuals is that they cannot or do not want to work. The reasons for homelessness are much more complex—often stemming from a deep loss or trauma that cascades a person into isolation, unemployment and, potentially, substance abuse…