Linda Jo Devlaeminck has a passion for serving North Portland neighbors in a collaborative way. She has a BA in Social work and a masters in teaching. She belongs to an ecumenical Christian Community called the people of praise. She and her husband, Jerome, have raised four Daughters and enjoy three grandchildren. They enjoy hiking and providing hospitality. She believes it is a gift to be able to work with the church of north Portland to build the Community of Hope.
Harmony McDonald-Prinsen is joining us as the new Program Director. She brings a wealth of experience as a consultant to non-profits, the Program Manager of Community Warehouse, Board Chair of Women’s International Leadership and Learning, Program Coordinator of Micasa Program and caseworker at Morrison Child and Family Services, and Spanish teacher at a residential treatment center for at-risk youth. Her Master of public Administration specializing in Nonprofit Management and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with a minor in Planning, Public Policy,and Management bring new skills to our organization. Her passion and great people skills add to the gifts she brings. We hope you can meet her soon!
Darciea Corson has faithfully served us almost since we opened, providing stability, encouragement, and affection for the residents. She brings management and care-taking experience and life experience that resonates with the women.
Charlotte Mitchell-Reese has great experience working with domestic violence survivors. She comes with great compassion for others based on personal experience. With her BSW, experience teaching RentWell classes, and her passion for service, she is a great asset to our team.
Lamika Colbert-Landrum comes to Community of Hope with a passion for service and a need to see individuals off all backgrounds be treated with love, respect, and honor. Lamika was a single mother but also carried a lot of family (blood and created) support that she brings with her when she walks through the door on her shift. She was educated with life skills that greatly given her what is needed to be a staff member. Through her own personal challenges she brings compassion, understanding, a huge shoulder to cry on, and is always available for conversation. Throughout the years she has volunteered with Highland Christian Center in many areas. Lamika is currently being certified to assist with Rent Well classes and brings property management experience to the shelter. Overall, Lamika has a gift for helping those in need and her team spirit is what makes her a servant of GOD.
Since the creation of Community of Hope, Cat has felt called to serve here. Now that her children are both away at college, she finally has the time and began working at COP in 2018 as on-call overnight staff. Being a single mom herself, she feels a strong connection with the families here. Cat has been a volunteer facilitator at a personal growth workshop for over 9 years and is now a Certified Professional Life Coach. Previously she also worked as a flight attendant, an apprentice carpenter, and in sales. For fun she enjoys traveling, going to concerts, competing in sprint triathlons, camping, hiking and spending time with friends and family.
Anna is finishing her senior year at Portland State University, studying English, writing and marketing. She is passionate about connecting with others through written storytelling. She comes to COH with a heart full of love and a desire to support the parent/child bond. She has 3 children, lives in the neighborhood, and firmly believes that single moms are the ultimate superheroes.
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Community of Hope is a Program of AllOne community services, which engages local faith communities to work together to serve our community.