This Monday the
Homeless Coalition was at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission assessing new High School Equivalency Diploma students Monday morning. Two new students, Bruce and Richard, are starting their educational journey with us and will begin tutoring in the near future.
After leaving the Rescue Mission,
The Homeless Coalition of Fort Wayne went to City Hall for the Fort Wayne Area Planning Council on Homelessness Outreach & Advocacy meeting to present a new project. The HCFTW project is a new website designed to serve as a central-location for all agencies serving the Homeless in Fort Wayne to plan and share their events and community updates.
Dmitriy proctoring at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission[/caption]
Dmitriy prepares to present at Citizen Square (City Hall) in Fort Wayne, Indiana.[/caption]
Tonight we joined our tutor Makendra and staff and residents of
Redemption House Ministries for the graduation of our Financial Skills Banking course.
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Dmitriy and Tomi with the first graduating class of Financial Skills students at Redemption House Ministries
Homeless Coalition digital skills computer class at Hope House, a home for chemically dependent women, graduated.
Pictured below, our Computer Skills tutor, Janeann, with her digital skills students.
Janeann, a HCFTW tutor, with her digital skills students from Hope House, a house for chemically dependent women.
We went to Lincoln Finance Park this evening with our tutor, Dominique, and her Financial Skills students from Hope House.
Lincoln Finance Park is a wonderful learning tool, where people are assigned an identity – complete with career, income, kids, and circumstances as they walk in the door.
All individuals must then make their way from shop to shop – insurance, food, clothing, etc – and learn to live within their means.
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Homeless Coalition students from Hope House, a home for chemically dependent women, attend Lincoln Finance Park
Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center and Access Fort Wayne have finished production on our Public Service Announcement (PSA).
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We’re proud of our tutor Dominique and of the graduates from the first Financial Skills course at Hope House.
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Dominique, a HCFTW tutor, with her financial skills graduates from Hope House, a home for chemically dependent women.
We’re at the Carriage House and members are completing the CASAS computerized assessment today.
The weather is dreary outside, but the room is full of positive attitudes and a thirst for learning!