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…

05.21.14

Gardening Day at Fordham Village

Blossoms bloom and barbecue in the Bronx! To commemorate Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 17th, volunteers from Goldman Sachs’ Community TeamWorks program participated in a day of gardening at our Fordham Village residence. Participants – Jericho veterans and Goldman employees along with their family and friends – enjoyed a day of weeding, planting, and[…..]

05.07.14

The Mayor’s Plan: Hope for the Homeless

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York, released on May 5, is a sweeping plan to create or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing in New York City over the next ten years. It also offers a comprehensive and bold approach to reducing homelessness that mirrors key elements of the extremely successful Jericho[…..]