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[…..]
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!
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[…..]
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[…..]
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[…..]
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!
Workers at the Jericho Project, seen in 2017. Like other essential workers, people who work in supportive housing are playing a critical role in keeping New York City viable, at no small personal risk.
Jericho Project along with other supportive housing networks in NYC were mentioned in an article by Queens Eagle. You can view it on their website here.
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[…..]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we find that books can not only help us understand or sympathize, but can often help us talk about difficult topics. Here are some must-read books to enjoy this month to help start a conversation and #endthestigma.