Jerusalem House Welcomes Jamee Lawson Nelson to the Board of Directors
(June 2022) Jerusalem House is excited to announce that Jamee Lawson Nelson of IBM has joined our Board of Directors. Jamee has won multiple prestigious PR awards, including seven PRSA Georgia Chapter Phoenix Awards and Awards of Excellence, a PRSA Silver Anvil Award, and a SABRE Award.
Jerusalem House Receives Grant to Purchase Housing for People with HIV/AIDS from HUD’s HOPWA Program
ATLANTA (May 2022) — Jerusalem House, Atlanta’s largest and oldest provider of housing and supportive services for people living with AIDS, announced it has received a $7 million grant to purchase permanent, multi-family housing for some of its residents. The funds were granted through the City of Atlanta’s Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Capital Projects RFP, which utilizes unspent HOPWA funds from prior program years.
Macy’s Raises Awareness for National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Day
(March 2022) National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Day is March 10. 1 in 9 women with HIV don’t know they have it. To raise awareness, Macy’s Lenox Square in Atlanta will open the doors early for a private shopping event for six women impacted by HIV/ AIDS from Jerusalem House. Thanks to a donation from Macy’s, six women will be able to shop for brand new clothes, accessories and learn career advice, styling tips, and much more.
CEO Maryum Gibson Honored
(February 2022) Jerusalem House President and CEO Maryum Lewis Gibson has been chosen as a member of the TITAN 100, a premier group of 100 CEO’s and C-level executives in Georgia. Representing both the private and public sector, these leaders are Titans of industry who demonstrate exceptional leadership, vision, passion, and influence in their field.
Jerusalem House Hires Vice President of Development
(February 2022) Jerusalem House has welcomed Anita Douglas as our new Vice President of Development. Anita’s previous role was VP of Development and Marketing at Scottdale Early Learning, Inc. She is a certified nonprofit professional (CNP) and holds a Bachelor’s in Human Services and a Master’s in Public Administration.
(July 2021) Charlie Frew is planning to retire this fall, after leading Jerusalem House for the last 14 years. Following an extensive search process by our Board, veteran non-profit leader Maryum Gibson of Scottdale Early Learning, Inc. has been named President and CEO succeeding Charlie. Maryum begins on August 2, with Charlie assisting during a transition period. Read the full press release here.
The Perry Foundation Brightens Residents’ Holidays
(November 2020) The Perry Foundation has graciously donated $10,000 to pay for resident food boxes this holiday season. The Perry Foundation aims to transform tragedy into triumph by seeding individual potential, supporting communities, and harvesting sustainable change. Jerusalem House is so grateful for the Foundation’s support, especially during these challenging times. Jerusalem House thanks Tyler Perry and The Perry Foundation for their support of the over 500 men, women and children who reside in our housing programs.
Jerusalem House Welcomes New Board Member
(July 2020) The Jerusalem House is delighted to announce that Brett Haynie has joined our Board of Directors. Brett is Director, Operations Transformation at PricewaterhouseCoopers and also serves as a co-leader of the PwC’s Greater Atlanta Shine Network (LGBT+ employee resource group)
Georgia Natural Gas Foundation Extends Support During COVID-19 Crisis
(April 2020) The Georgia Natural Gas Foundation awarded Jerusalem House a grant of $10,000 in response to the COVID-19 crisis. We are so grateful to them as we continue making the necessary operational adaptations to ensure residents do not experience any gaps in care.
Jerusalem House Welcomes New Board Member
(February 2020) Jerusalem House is excited to announce the addition of Micah D. Moon to our Board of Directors. Micah is Senior Counsel (Antitrust) at Georgia-Pacific, LLC. Prior to joining Georgia-Pacific, he practiced law at Alston & Bird for about 7 years. He currently serves as President of the Executive Committee for Georgia Appleseed’s Young Professionals Counsel and has assisted Georgia Appleseed in several of its legal and policy projects, including efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of Georgia’s revised Juvenile Code and improve police-community relationships in Georgia. Micah has also volunteered in assisting transgendered people obtain legal name changes through the Name Change Project. Micah is a proud graduate of Morehouse College and holds and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.
Jerusalem House Honored By The Mayor’s Office
(November 2019) The Jerusalem House Family Program was awarded the 2019 Top Performer Award by the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (ABBC). Thanks to the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Resilience for the recognition.