Stories

Anita De Asis Miralle

“We were a group of unsheltered women who worked hard to turn an illegal dumping site into a community where we could safely sleep, eat, and provide some stability for our children.”

DeVone Boggan

“Our theory of change is simple. I have two children and [The Office of Neighborhood Safety Program in Richmond] couldn’t be anything less than what they have access to… daily contact and engagement every single day of their life with healthy people, multiple times a day.”

Marlena Henderson

“When my brother first became involved in the system, he was not capable of causing the kind of harm that has led me to fear for my life today. Now, he is capable. The costs of that failure are too high for families like mine.”