Nathaniel Fields, President and CEO of Urban Resource Institute, Pens Op-ed in The Hill


The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act will save lives

By Nathaniel Fields
Read this op-ed in The Hill.

One in four women has experienced domestic violence in her lifetime, and domestic violence is the third leading cause of homelessness among families. Additionally, intimate partner violence costs the U.S. economy $8.3 billion per year through a combination of medical costs and lost productivity, according to the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence. This issue is truly a national public health crisis. READ MORE >

Urban Resource Institute Receives $10,000 from the TD Charitable Foundation

Urban Resource Institute’s economic empowerment programs partially-funded by the TD Charitable Foundation

New York, NY – September 7, 2016 – Urban Resource Institute (URI) today announced the generous continuing support of its economic empowerment programs by the TD Charitable Foundation.

A vital component of URI’s economic empowerment programs, the Working Internship Network (WIN) empowers domestic violence survivors with opportunities to learn new skills and increase their confidence, financial literacy and job-readiness in supportive environments while they are still in shelter. READ MORE >

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