Aishia Patterson has always cared for others. As a mother of four children and a caregiver for nearly 25 years, Aishia spent most of her life prioritizing the needs of other people. Eventually, she wanted more.
The Opportunity Junction board has adopted an official DEIAB Statement to summarize our commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging in the workplace and in the community. The statement can be read below and found on our website here.
Beverly Spring calls her path to becoming a regular volunteer at Opportunity Junction (OJ) a God Story. It all started with a little trailer named Tag-a-Long Suzie.
Dear Opportunity Junction Community,
Recently, I was invited to speak to the board of our largest funder, Tipping Point Community, about Opportunity Junction’s experience during periods of economic uncertainty. One of my key qualifications was that I’ve been leading the organization since before the Great Recession in 2008. How did we approach it then? How would we approach it now?
We are proud and grateful to announce the following new grants and funding partnerships:
HEDCO Foundation: Thanks to a grant from HEDCO, we will be able to purchase new desktops for our staff and program participants.This will especially benefit our Administrative Careers Training students, as the new computers support an upgrade to Office 365 at the same time.