Jessica Eldridge is Piedmont Housing Alliance’s new Community Center Coordinator at Friendship Court. Jessica’s specific role will be to coordinate and support children’s after school activities and resident engagement. Jessica will also be working with the various community partners at the center to continue providing family resources and support to the residents of Friendship Court. Jessica has programming experience working with youth at the James River Boys and Girls Club and will be a wonderful complement to the team, working with Community Organizer, Claudette Grant and Community Outreach Assistant, Sheri Hopper.
“I’m looking forward to creating some fun, engaging and educational activities for the kids as well as helping where I can,” says Jessica.
We are excited to welcome Jessica to our team.
Toni Eubanks is Piedmont Housing Alliance’s new Youth Leadership Program Coordinator at Friendship Court. Toni’s specific role will be working with Claudette Grant, Community Organizer, to help recruit for, plan, schedule and implement activities, including events, meeting and field trips for the Youth Leadership Program for the redevelopment of Friendship Court. Toni has experience working with kids through her work at Sojourners Church where she has been the Nursery Director for almost 3 years. Toni is currently working on getting her associate’s degree taking online classes at PVCC. Toni brings energy and experience to her role and says “I’m looking forward to pushing students towards an innovative and broader way of thinking.”
We are excited to welcome Toni to our team.
Tory Twitty is Piedmont Housing Alliance’s new Activity Coordinator at Friendship Court. Tory’s specific role will be to coordinate children’s afterschool activities and resident engagement which will have him working closely with Friendship Court Community Organizer, Claudette Grant as well as residents and other staff and volunteers at the Community Center. Tory has experience working with youth at a camp where his focus was basketball and boxing. He currently mentors kids through a special program that he and his friends named Brothers’ Keepers. Started in 2009, Tory and other young men meet with high school kids and provide them with activities and mentorship. Tory calls Louisa home, and when not doing other things, he likes to spend most of his free time boxing. “I’m looking forward to making an impact in kids’ lives”, says Tory.
We are excited to welcome Tory to our team.