High school serves as a transformational period of academic, social, and personal growth, and is challenging enough without added obstacles. For Nick, moving from stability to homelessness during his sophomore year prompted years of struggle and uncertainty. Today, he's a motivated and hardworking college student in Orange County.
(February 9, 2017) -- Project Hope Alliance has announced its 2017 Catalyst of Hope as Newport Harbor High School (NHHS) Principal Sean Boulton, whose partnership with the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit organization and its Promotor Pathway Program celebrate a milestone one-year anniversary this month... (read more)
It was the ongoing support and services offered by Project Hope Alliance to our families that made the difference to me—and Jennifer's own story. Knowing that this type of program offered more than just a short-term fix, that the cycle of intergenerational homelessness can be broken and fixed, resonated strongly with me.
For weeks Francesca, Don, and their three children crammed their lives into a friend’s living room. They felt the scarce amounts of privacy and space that they had come to cherish in their old home further diminish. Affording first and last month's rent, as well as deposit, for their own space seemed impossible.
Project Hope Alliance kicked off 2016 with the launch of our Promotor Pathway Program, a new level of our innovative education continuum serving homeless youths ages 14-24. Now, one year later, we have watched our local implementation of the acclaimed intervention model transform local high school students, and rapidly grow to serve 24 students! Here are some inspiring updates on Promotor Pathway.