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.”
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[…..]
This article was originally published by Aimee Simpierre in New York Nonprofit Media. Mayor De Blasio’s supportive housing task force is on a tight schedule to produce results, explained Tori Lyon, who was recently promoted to the role of Jericho Project’s first chief executive officer.
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[…..]
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[…..]
By Melanie Grayce West February 16, 2016 Jericho Project’s veterans’ housing program was featured in the Wall Street Journal! Click here to read more about about the work Jericho does to end veteran homelessness in New York City.
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[…..]
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. […..]
This piece was originally published in THINK PROGRESS by Bryce Covert. Last February, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) made a pledge, along with a number of other mayors across the country, to end homelessness for all veterans in his city by the end of 2015. By the end of the year, the federal government[…..]
Following Mayor De Blasio’s homeless outreach announcement, WNBC’s Mark Santia sits down with Jericho Project Executive Director, Tori Lyon, in the Jericho Project office. Watch Mark describe the new outreach plan and hear Tori Lyon’s thoughts on the new initiative.