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Founder and CEO of the Center for Urban Families, Joe Jones, spoke with the Washington Post recently about the causes of poverty among males in Baltimore City. Check out the full article below. CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE... Read More
Listen below as NPR News' Jennifer Ludden highlights CFUF's role in reducing unemployment in Baltimore through its STRIVE Baltimore training. This report aired on NPR's "All Things Considered" on May 15, 2015. NPR News' Jennfier Ludden captures how CFUF is reducing unemployment in Baltimore from Cen... Read More
UPDATED 5/11/15: Watch founder and CEO of the Center for Urban Families, Joe Jones, on the CBS Evening News as he discusses unemployment and highlights the Center's outreach initiatives. See video below. Joe Jones talks unemployment on CBS News from Center for Urban Families on Vimeo. ORIGINAL... Read More
Join the founder and CEO of the Center for Urban Families, Joe Jones, as he moderates a thoughtful discussion regarding community leaders' and Baltimore City Schools' interaction with young men of color on Monday, January 19th at 9am! The event will be hosted by Baltimore City Public Schools and is open ... Read More
Beginning is the hardest part. Starting is the most daunting task. Why is this? The paralyzing logic:  if we start, we are compelled to follow through, and not only finish, but finish well. In 2013, STRIVE Baltimore has graduated over 300 participants. All of these individuals decide... Read More
Excerpt from The Huffington Post] Question to all you dads out there who are about to celebrate Father's Day: When was the first time you felt like a real father? Was it something that happened gradually or did the reality of it hit you in one concentrated moment? For Joe Jones, a former drug addict f... Read More
[Excerpt from Urbanite] Joe Jones knows what it's like to have a father - and to lose him. Jones spent the first nine years of his life living with his mother and father, who tag-teamed on childrearing while training to become a nurse and a teacher, respectively. "We lived in the projects in East Balt... Read More
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