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  • Katherine Cudney
    Experience News Events Publications Alligator Juniper Raven Review Transitions Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give Annual Fund What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Katherine Cudney Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program ma Area of Study Transformative Arts Graduation Year Winter 2012 Area of Expertise Artist Current Job Artist Katherine Cudney created a social activist art project called The Border Doe Project by using remnants of failed border crossing attempts as inspiration for the creation of large sculptures recreating who the people were as a way to connect with the humanity inhumanity of these strategies Objects used in this chilling work piece include bones clothing and water bottles each specifically used to recreate the harrowing and unbelievable stories of unnamed migrants crossing the US Mexico Border Currently Katherine s art work is installed in The Metamorphosis Gallery in Pategonia AZ The installation will then go to the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs College of Medicine s El Otro Lado New Student Union Building in the University of Arizona in Tuscon Arizona for the month of February 2013 Through January February 2014 it will become part of the Smithsonian Institutes MoMS Museum on Main Street Journey Stories My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing results Undergraduate Masters Ph D Resident Limited Residency View Results Areas of Study for Your Selection Adventure Education Arts Humanities Education

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  • Katherine Minott
    Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Katherine Minott Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Photographer College Instructor Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program ma Area of Study English Education Graduation Year 1995 Area of Expertise Education Art Business Cochise College Current Job Instructor of English Location Patagonia AZ Although a college instructor for over 15 years Katherine Minott has another dimension to her life that is equally challenging and rewarding the making of fine art photography With her abstract style she explores the beauty hidden in everyday objects the sacred hidden in the mundane Minott is infatuated with inanimate objects long past their prime Why Peeling paint wrinkled tattered cloth and rusted steel teach us about transience And they impart three simple realities nothing lasts nothing is finished and nothing is perfect Minott celebrates these teachings in her photographic images which reflect the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi an intuitive way of living that emphasizes finding beauty in imperfection and accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay The images here are her celebration of authentic change and homage to her teachers of transience These teachers are found in classrooms disguised as junkyards abandoned ranches hoarders backyards and long forgotten trailer parks all scattered about the desert Southwest where the sun works its magic It is here that Minott photographs the patinas on 50 gallon barrels and water tanks and discovers the hidden life of rust on the backside of discarded paint cans This is how her abstract photographs are born My Academic

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  • Kent Gugler
    Online Payment Options Tuition and Fees Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Registrar Human Resources Administration Information Technology Services Instructional Technology Experience News Events Publications Alligator Juniper Raven Review Transitions Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give Annual Fund What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Kent Gugler Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program Bachelor of Arts Teaching Certificate Graduation Year 1973 1991 I worked as a surveyor and carpenter through 1976 and owned and operated Aurora Iron in Prescott from 1978 1991 producing mainly hand forged architectural ironwork I have been teaching academics and music in Chino Valley since 1991 I married Mollie in 1977 and am raising two sons I continue to play music both commercially and privately Prescott College was always larger on thinking skills than on micro details so is life Advice for students Volunteer in a school you ll find out quickly if this is where you want to be My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing results Undergraduate Masters Ph D Resident Limited Residency View Results Areas of Study for Your Selection Adventure Education Arts Humanities Education Teacher Preparation Environmental Studies Sustainability Global Studies Psychology Human Development and Counselor Education Social Justice Human Rights Sustainability Education View Expanded Results Reset Selection Featured Concentrations Agroecology Border Studies Critical

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  • Kim Langmaid
    Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Kim Langmaid Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program ma Area of Study Environmental Education Graduation Year 1997 B S Biological Sciences Colorado State University 1989 Ph D Environmental Studies Antioch University New England 2009 My master s degree project at Prescott College titled Educating for a Sense of Place The Power of Place Based Environmental Education with an appendix titled Walking Mountains Learning Center was a launching point for the nonprofit organization I founded in 1998 Walking Mountains Science Center formerly Gore Range Natural Science School in Colorado Our mission at Walking Mountains is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education Over the years I have worked to establish a continuing relationship with Prescott College Walking Mountains Science Center has a graduate fellowship in environmental education where students earn 15 credits toward their MAP degree I was also fortunate to be involved in the early development of Prescott s Ph D Program in Sustainability Education as the interim program coordinator My passion to further understand the human nature relationship led me to study the human dimensions of climate change for my Ph D in Environmental Studies at Antioch University New England This interdisciplinary research involved environmental phenomenology and investigating the lived experiences of 20 climate change ecologists who conduct place based ecological research in mountains of the American West In Colorado I helped develop the curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts Program in Sustainability Studies at Colorado Mountain College where I teach Systems Thinking for Sustainability Leadership Ethics Social Responsibility Fostering Sustainable Behaviors Conservation Psychology and Social Entrepreneurship I served as the first Colorado Program Director for the National Forest Foundation where I was involved in coordinating the collaborative ecological restoration of the Upper South Platte Watershed which provides water for Denver and other cities along the Front Range of Colorado And in 2012 I was awarded a fellowship with the Center for Collaborative Conservation at Colorado State University to pursue

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  • Kristi Edwards
    Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Kristi Edwards Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Former MAP Student and Staff Member Kristi Edwards Explains the Ease of Setting Up a Planned Gift Prescott College Affiliation Supporter Program MAP Planned Giving Does Not Require Great Wealth Nor Does It Need To Be Complicated My husband Dale and I established a charitable gift annuity and named two of our favorite organizations as charitable beneficiaries A CGA is a versatile charitable instrument which can provide income during life and help build Prescott College s endowment upon death A gift annuity creates a fixed permanent stream of income for the donor and a beneficiary based on a standard rate agreed to at the beginning of the contract The standard rate is based on the age of the income recipients and is generally derived from a table published by the American Council of Gift Annuities Tax benefits generated by the gift annuity may include an income tax deduction avoidance of capital gain tax on the sale of an appreciated asset and reduction of estate taxes Income from the gift annuity is taxable but a portion of the income may be income tax free varies by asset The gift annuity is not a trust but a contract between the donor and the nonprofit organization At the death of the income recipients the amount remaining from the gift annuity will be used to strengthen the nonprofits programs or endowment It was easy for us to establish requiring a gift of only 25 000 and is administered through Prescott College s partner organization the Arizona Community Foundation It was the perfect philanthropic

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  • Kyle Piispanen
    Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Registrar Human Resources Administration Information Technology Services Instructional Technology Experience News Events Publications Alligator Juniper Raven Review Transitions Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give Annual Fund What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Kyle Piispanen Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Food sovereignty and crop revitalization in Bolivia Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program oncampus Area of Expertise Applied Anthropology Current Job Masters Student at Oregon State University After completing his degree at Prescott College Kyle went to Bolivia as an intern with La Paz on Foot In 2008 he started a masters degree at Oregon State University in Applied Anthropology His thesis is on food sovereignty and in situ crop revitalization projects of racacha and jamach i peque in the Yungas of Bolivia During his six months of field research he also worked as an Ecology instructor at the UAC Carmen Pampa He is scheduled to defend his thesis shortly My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing results Undergraduate Masters Ph D Resident Limited Residency View Results Areas of Study for Your Selection Adventure Education Arts Humanities Education Teacher Preparation Environmental Studies Sustainability Global Studies Psychology Human Development and Counselor Education Social Justice Human Rights Sustainability Education View Expanded Results Reset Selection Featured Concentrations Community and Social Change Elementary Education M

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  • Lee Cohen
    to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Lee Cohen Connect Home Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Connect Highlights Prescott College Affiliation Alumni Program lowres Area of Study Human Development with a Concentration in the Expressive Arts Graduation Year 2012 Area of Expertise Expressive Arts with individuals with special needs Business The House of Healing Current Job Founder President Location Miami Florida Lee Cohen has helped many people experience the joy of self expression through art from children living in Costa Rican garbage dumps to children with disabilities in Miami She is the founder and president of The House of Healing a non profit organization that provides children and their families with an opportunity to express themselves through the transformative power of art The House of Healing has grown so much that they will soon be looking for new space to expand In the future Lee would like to focus more on supporting parents who often suffer from burnout and need the same fun and fulfillment their children find in art The House of Healing uses recycled materials for art projects weaving sustainability into the expressive arts Terril Shorb s Children and Nature course planted the seed of an idea to create a nature space at the House of Healing What stood out to Lee most about her education at Prescott College were the relationships Faculty members encouraged her boosted her self esteem and helped her realize she was doing something meaningful in the world She passes this enthusiasm on to the children and families with whom she now works Lee credits Ellen Greenblum with helping her gain the observation and writing skills that were essential for her licensure as a Registered Expressive Arts Consultant Educator through the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association Lee

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  • Lee Stuart
    and she wasn t sure how she would fare with a more formal and structured program Her plan was to fly under the radar at San Diego State especially to fly under the radar of Phillip C Miller who had written the chapters in one of her undergraduate texts about mathematical modeling that inspired her to go to SDSU to begin with As luck would have it Phil handpicked Lee to be his graduate student during the admissions process Apparently when Phil was a graduate student one of his assignments had been to help develop environmental studies curriculum for a new college in Arizona He wanted to see what kind of student Prescott College had ended up turning out Lee and Phil hit it off and together with other students post docs and professors organized as the Systems Ecology Research Group they had a really great run spending summers in Alaska and then the academic terms in San Diego or Chile working on mathematical models of the plant physiology and physical environment of tundra and Mediterranean ecosystem Although primitive some of their models indicated global warming would most likely create a compounding source for atmospheric carbon as permafrost thawed and decomposed Unfortunately we were correct about that she says When Phil died during the last year of her Ph D program Lee s life took another turn My mother had always said when you re feeling sad or sorry for yourself go do something for somebody else and get over it She volunteered for a UNICEF fundraiser and with people she met there also volunteered with the Ecumenical Coalition of Concerned Americans ECCA in the Los Angeles area ECCA operated a food distribution assistance program where they bought directly from the farmers and growers and then packed it and distributed it through other organizations She was inspired but knew there was a better way to coordinate it Armed with a renewed passion for fighting poverty which began in her childhood in Appalachia and some better logistics in mind Lee returned to San Diego and helped form Self Help and Resources Exchange SHARE which functioned basically like ECCA SHARE was just getting off the ground when she went to Virginia Tech to do post graduate work Although she loved her work Lee realized root physiology mathematical modeling and endless hours in a laboratory were only part of life and looked for other ways to be involved in the community Early on she met the head of New River Valley Community Action and worked with that organization as a volunteer to reproduce the SHARE program for Southwest Virginia One thing led to another and following a propitious meeting of the minds between one of the other co founders of SHARE in San Diego a wealthy investor and a Trappist abbot the idea to start SHARE in the South Bronx took form They asked Lee to head the new venture and she left Virginia for the Bronx arriving March 11 1985 To give an idea of the utterly rundown and neglected state of the South Bronx at the time Lee recalls her second week on the job when a film crew from Germany came through to shoot footage that could double for the destruction after the bombing of Dresden during World War II It was a community in need of many things and within a year 250 churches had joined SHARE and 10 000 families participated in the program every month In 1986 a man came to see Lee at work Jim Drake had been Ceasar Chavez s national director of organizing during the grape boycott that brought the United Farm Workers their first contract He asked Lee Aren t you worried about teaching dependence She was perplexed He explained that by doing so much for people without building any structures or opportunities for them to make their own decisions or be involved in the solutions that she was likely perpetuating the worst form of poverty learned dependence This was another game changing conversation for her Jim was in the Bronx as a national organizer for the Industrial Areas Foundation and was working with local pastors to organize South Bronx Churches SBC a broad based multi issue organization with sufficient power to bring real change to the neighborhood I was in the presence of a truly giant organizer and knew right then that I wanted to work with this guy He had an effective way of thinking about the forces that created power and injustice and a plan to really turn the tables on those systems He challenged and inspired me Jim went on to help Lee understand how to build an organization with local leadership and how to navigate and build grassroots power that could tackle and win against far larger adversaries local hospitals and New York City s housing and educational systems Eventually she followed Jim as the lead organizer of South Bronx Churches undertaking two big projects during her tenure there South Bronx Churches Nehemiah Project built 966 single and two family homes and condos for first time homeowners living in the South Bronx most making between 25 000 and 30 000 a year and living either in public housing or low quality rentals The project was funded by a 3 5 million revolving loan from Catholic religious orders the national Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Trinity and St James Episcopal Churches The City of New York provided vacant land and a 15 000 per unit subsidy to bring costs even lower and over ten years SBC rebuilt a large portion of the Melrose and Mott Haven sections of the Bronx What had been vacant and abandoned for three decades is now a thriving multicultural community with very low crime a foreclosure rate less than 1 5 and equity held by South Bronx families themselves Lee also helped create of the Bronx Leadership Academy High School The whole school system in the Bronx was set up for failure at

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