Saffron Strand’s Wine Tasting & Silent Auction Sunday, October 27, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Grand Hall of the National Hispanic Cultural Center 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 We’re raising funds to open the Saffron Strand Training Center in Albuquerque. The Center is going to help the city’s homeless and poorest residents gain skills needed in

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Three dynamic community leaders will offer key insights on poverty, homelessness, and opportunities for change in Albuquerque at Saffron Strand’s Wine Tasting & Silent Auction, October 27 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The event will raise funds to open the Saffron Strand Training Center, which will help the city’s homeless and poorest residents

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October 27, 2019 — 5:30-8:30 p.m. National Hispanic Cultural Center — Grand Hall 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 Le Chat Lunatique is bringing their unique Burque jazz style to Saffron Strand’s Wine Tasting & Silent Auction, helping to raise funds for a new approach to reducing homelessness and poverty in Albuquerque. The band’s

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After more than a decade helping the homeless re-enter the workforce in Richmond and the East Bay area of California, this year Saffron Strand, Inc. relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico. “We really appreciate the dedication and commitment of Saffron Strand board members and volunteers who helped the homeless recover and advance their lives during our

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The “Share the Spirit” holiday campaign, sponsored by the Bay Area News Group, recently featured Melodie Smith, a Saffron Strand member who has “overcome running from the law, drug addiction and being jobless.” “It’s amazing,” Melodie told Angela Ruggiero who covers criminal justice for the East Bay Times, “you can get out of homelessness if

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The best cure for homelessness is to prevent it. Saffron Strand’s 8th Annual Homeless Workforce Conference, June 12-13 at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, focuses on “Working Upstream: What Can We Do to Prevent Homelessness?” The 2017 Conference brings leading authors, researchers, and professionals together to educate, train, and support those who work with vulnerable populations

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On May 3, 2016 the Richmond City Council voted unanimously to research the feasibility of developing tiny houses for the city’s homeless. Councilmember Jovanka Beckles and Saffron Strand CEO Yvonne Nair were quoted in a local news report. This news report ties in with Saffron Strand’s 7th Annual Homeless Workforce Conference — “Working with the

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“Every organization serving the homeless and other vulnerable populations faces the challenge of employee burnout or other dysfunction of front line workers,” says Matt Bennett, MBA, MA, chief innovation officer at the Coldspring Center for Health and Innovation in Denver, CO. “If your organization serves vulnerable populations, like the homeless,” Bennett points out, “there’s a

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RICHMOND, California (December 10, 2015) – Saffron Strand highlights the art of Bay Area artists at the non-profit’s Winter Gala and Silent Auction, Saturday, December 12, 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church (266 Nicholl Avenue) in Point Richmond, CA. The Winter Gala celebrates the season with hors d’oeuvres, live jazz, and an art

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Saffron Strand’s Winter Gala and Silent Auction takes place Saturday, December 12, 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church (266 Nicholl Avenue) in Point Richmond, CA. The Winter Gala features scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and wine from local vineyards along with fine art from local artists, including Solangue Patiño Patroni, and live jazz by the

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