Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) Overview
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Target demographics: Individuals and families with lower incomes throughout the Twin Cities region.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Work one to one with neighborhood youth, helping them with homework, boosting their literacy skills, and playing games. Volunteers can also help out with yard work and planting at our affordable housing locations; or in our employment training classrooms, assisting adult learners as they learn computer basics.
Geographic areas served: We serve individuals and families across the Twin Cities metropolitan area, with concentrations in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and several suburbs.
· Housing Stability
· Economic Advancement
· Family Stability
· Youth Achievement
Housing Stability: PPL creates new and renovates single and multi-family housing for both low-income people and those who have suffered longterm homelessness, laying the foundation for people to build a stronger future.
Family stability is supported by providing integrated services to people living nearly in 900 units of affordable rental housing, owned and managed by PPL.
Economic Advancement opportunities are offered through classroom instruction, counseling, and PPL-operated businesses, where participants setting and achieving job-related goals.
Youth Achievment is the focus of programs for students, from toddler-age to high school, giving them access to resources and relationships that will help them succeed in school and in life.
Moreover, a wide range of educational services and venues connect people of every age to resources and relationships necessary to become self-sufficient.
to work with lower-income individuals and families to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, support services, and education. Our work is guided by a commitment to providing a process for skill-building and a support system for achieving:
- Housing Stability
- Economic Advancement
- Family Stability
- Youth Achievement