Dear Friends, HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope you had a joyous time with your family and friends during the holiday season! As we commence the year, we would like to take a moment to say THANK YOU for supporting families here at Jericho Road! We are grateful to serve with YOU in providing affordable housing and financial educationRead More
Dear friend, It’s that time of year when Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative celebrates the opportunity we have been given to serve the children and families of New Orleans. We are asking that you share the mission and make a gift in support of affordable housing for the low-income working families of New Orleans. InRead More
Please join us for this month’s Homebuyer’s Workshop. This can be your first step to becoming a homeowner or advancing to the next level in your financial stability. During this workshop we will have credit experts from Capital One Bank presenting on best practices to improve your credit score which is a core requirement forRead More
At Jericho Road we are committed to individual and professional growth. As an organization, Jericho Road employs the best practices in affordable housing and community development. Join our team and use your talents to help us build a more thriving New Orleans community. The Research and Grants VISTA will work across program areas in theRead More
To celebrate Homeownership Month in June, our Executive Director, Nicole Barnes, shared her thoughts in a letter to the editor published by The New Orleans Advocate regarding why affordable homeownership is imperative for our economy. The month of June in southeastern Louisiana bringsRead More
Last week, we celebrated Conor Hyatt, Jericho Road’s Housing Sustainability VISTA. We celebrated both the friend he has become to all of us and the contribution he has made to forward the mission of Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative. For the past year, Conor has been a dedicated and compassionate team player at Jericho RoadRead More
PLEASE JOIN US! RSVP: Eventbrite We look forward to seeing you at this month’s Homebuyers’ Club Workshop!
Traci Simon is Jericho Road’s Director of Finance. As Director of Finance she ensures the positive financial outcomes and long-term financial health for the organizations. She brings over 20 years of experience in finance management. Prior to joining Jericho Road’s team, she served as Finance Director for Project Homecoming, Inc., a community development organization thatRead More
VOTE FOR US!!! Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative is participating in the Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Community Rewards Program and would like your support. Vote for Jericho Road, daily, for us to win up to $30,000. Vote TODAY through March 29th Vote Here: www.gulfbank.com/vote Thank you for your support in providing affordableRead More
PLEASE JOIN US! RSVP via Eventbrite. We look forward to seeing you at this month’s Homebuyers’ Club Workshop!
Rounding out the year with our final newsletter, Jericho Road: The Skinny November 2017, we have so much good news to share! Good news about future plans for Jericho Road, expanding projects focused on closing the racial wealth divide, new homeowners, new partnerships, and successful programming assisting to get out the vote this fall! ThankRead More
The 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln once said, “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” If recent election cycles have done anything they have reminded us ofRead More
Check out Jericho Road: The Skinny 2017 Read about Jericho Road’s newest home developments, homeowners, and summer internships. This issue includes an article on sustainability programming for new homeowners. We’re excited about how we assist our clients from the moment they express interest in homeownership until … well, our supportive programming doesn’t end! And, we don’tRead More
Thanks to Capital One Bank Investing For Good Community Development Grants Jericho Road is happy to provide our August Post-Purchase Workshop on water conservation and energy in the home. Come out and take advantage of these free workshops that offer education and hands on training to homeowners!
Meet Our Summer Interns! July 2017 We have three talented and dedicated interns this summer helping us to improve and further our mission of providing affording housing opportunities in Central City and the New Orleans community. We are super THANKFUL! Our interns, Sara Balte, Autumn McMillan, and Paul-Antoine, have settled in with host families fromRead More
The Impact of Community Partnerships March 2017 Serving communities requires a commitment to collaboration. Central City is a community in New Orleans that Christ Church Cathedral and Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative focuses its service. Like many communities, Central City is home to a diverse population, so we consider an equally diverse set of needs.Read More
Thanks to Fox8Live for segment on Jericho Road’s Cooking Demo with Jericho Road’s Kim Washington and Chef Ericka Lassair as part of a larger Cook Dat Healthy Living Initiative sponsored by a grant from United Thank Offering through the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana.
New Jericho Road Homeowner, Evelyn Carlton Four years ago Evelyn Carlton had the opportunity to “start fresh”. She found a new job with the Veteran’s Administration and a new place to live. Two years ago she realized “she wanted more in her life than giving her money to a landlord. She wanted a house … her ownRead More