Updates AND accomplishments
- Kenny Robinson starts FFM in January.
- FFM becomes a 501c3 in August.
- FFM forms partnership with Jennifer Vollmer and hires first lived experience staff member, Tiffany Moses.
- FFM houses its first client.
- FFM raises $178k from community support.
- 57 people served by end of year.
- FFM receives its first major grant of $100k.
- FFM is awarded HUD issued housing vouchers- the first event for reentry programming in Mecklenburg county.
- Co-founded The Black People's Community Justice Center to provide court, jail, and bail support.
- FFM partners with Just Do It Movement, Erika's Closet, Care Ring, and the Center for Community Transitions to create the 4 phase reentry collaboration.
- FFM celebrates housing twelve families.
- FFM joins CoC board.
- Closed the year assisting 158 people- providing employment for 82 and housing 15.
- FFM hosts the Underground Railroad of Reentry photo documentary at the Mint Museum
- April Barber is released after 30 years.
- The Grove Church donates land for FFM to pursue building a 16-unit townhome complex.
- FFM staff grows to six members.
- FFM adds a Director of Operations position.
- FFM hires its first full time MSW social worker.
- FFM receives a handwritten letter of support from Governor Roy Cooper.
- FFM selected to speak at the NC State Reentry Conference.
- 17 individuals and their families are housed using EHV.
- City Council approves $2 million in funding for FFM supportive services.
- More to come!