These are some of the heroes with the passion to transform their communities
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What Triggers Homelessness?
People not infrequently develop other problems when they become homeless, but it often starts with a simple loss of a job or trouble at home. Click to find answers to some frequently asked questions.
Benin | Cotonou
— The Children’s Foundation
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program is a project funded by HUD. The North Nashville Consortium, which consists of JUMP, CDC, 15th Avenue Baptist Church, CDC, New Level, CDC and Be a Helping Hand Foundation, received three million dollars to acquire and rehab 36 homes. This grant represents 10% of the federal money that was given to Nashville. All of the homes have been rented to families needing quality, affordable housing.
Cameroon | Douala
— Nobody’s Children Foundation
Established in 1991, Black Child Development Institute-Nashville supports and is currently working on focus areas of the National Black Child Development Institute.
For 46 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has been at the forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and families. With the support of the organization’s National Affiliate Network, NBCDI is committed to its mission “to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and families through education and advocacy.”