Posts by Escobar
Housing Is Key to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
On a recent episode of “The Business of Giving” podcast, host Denver Frederick interviewed Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. During the interview Mr. Reckford underscored the foundational…Read More
Rapid Rehousing Program Success!
Rapid Rehousing is a short term housing intervention that supports households transitioning out of homelessness with housing placement, client centered case management and individualized rent subsidy. The Rapid Rehousing team…Read More
Want to learn more about how you can impact homelessness? Attend the CQM!
Homelessness is a crisis in our community; we need each other in order to effectively address this urgent issue. Please join us for Associated Ministries’ next Community Quarterly Meeting (CQM)…Read More
AM Affordable Housing Report Receiving National Attention
The “moral voice” advocacy effort that was birthed out of AM’s Community Quarterly Meetings is receiving national attention! An article was just published by the East Coast nonprofit “Next City”…Read More
Paint Tacoma Beautiful – we can't do it without you!
Paint Tacoma Beautiful needs you! We have 8 more houses that still need volunteers this summer. August begins tomorrow and, as we all know, summer will wane quickly. We have…Read More
8 ways Churches can respond to the separation of asylum-seeking families: Choose (at least) one
Thank you to Pacific Northwest United Methodist Conference and Rev. Lyda Pierce for this very useful information. The Rev. Lyda Pierce serves as director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the Pacific Northwest…Read More
Partnership: At the Heart of Building a Stronger Community
Associated Ministries is proud to partner with many other agencies in our community who believe, as we do, in building a stronger community and helping the most vulnerable. One such…Read More
Faith Leaders Call on City of Tacoma to Adopt Housing Affordability Policies
Tacoma faith leaders prepared and delivered to City Hall this week a report to the Tacoma City Council supporting specific Council action in response to Tacoma’s housing affordability and homelessness…Read More
The Joy of Partnering with My Clients
submitted anonymously by AM Coordinated Entry Case Manager As a Coordinated Entry Case Manager at Associated Ministries, there are many times I am filled with joy over the sense that…Read More