06.16.20

Jericho Book Club: American History

This week’s Jericho Book Club topic is- American History. The purpose of this reading list is to provide some books with an accurate description of historical events that are often not included in most American history textbooks. It is universally known that Americans are unaware of our own history, just take a look at these[…..]

06.09.20

Jericho Book Club: Coming-of-Age

This week’s book club topic is Coming- of- Age. This list consists of novels that relate to all genders, races, and sexuality. These books were written to create a diverse multiplicity of narratives telling of the confusion, joy, and hardship of growing up. Happy Reading!

06.04.20

Jericho Book Club: Racial Inequality

To help to continue to educate our community about racial inequality, this week’s reading list consists of some fundamental books — many of which are part of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Black Lives Matter reading list for adults — that illuminate the struggles faced by people of color today. We have also included a list of Black-Owned[…..]

A Message from Tori Lyon, CEO

At Jericho Project, we have long believed in the power of community, inclusivity and togetherness – both in the programs and residences we operate and within our workplace culture. These are indeed the principles on which our organization was founded back in 1983, and they will forever remain tenets within our overarching mission to end[…..]

05.26.20

Jericho Book Club: Parenthood

Parenthood is complicated, messy, and beautiful, and there are very few things better than reading a book that authentically addresses an experience in a way that resonates with you wholeheartedly. When an author is able to put into words everything you are feeling or thinking about parenthood, their novel becomes a trusted parenting reference. This[…..]

05.19.20

Jericho Book Club: Resiliency

Here is a list of highly acclaimed books that address this week’s Jericho Book Club theme: Resilience. These books are about moving forward, celebrating growth, being resilient, and well-being for all. We believe you will find something that inspires you as these books revolve around people who faced challenges and overcame adversity. Happy reading!

05.12.20

Jericho Book Club: Poverty

A new reading list for those who are interested in contextualizing and understanding poverty in the United States. This book club list offers a variety of viewpoints and the authors represented here approach poverty from interesting and compelling angles. There exists no singular expression of poverty, and poverty does not strike all demographics equally, those[…..]