Non-Profit CornerFeaturing local organizations that give back to the community.
Right in the heart of Prescott, three local women are helping the local economy thrive. Through their work at the Northern Arizona Council of Governments’ (NACOG) Economic/Workforce Development (EWD) office, Teri Drew, Leah Clickavage, and Anita Payne run the programs that offer training, services, and resources to help people find and retain quality employees and help businesses run smoothly.
The Highlands Center for Natural History (HCNH) has been a leader in natural-science education since the 1990s. Passionate individuals came together to build and sustain the non-profit – helping “children and adults discover the wonders of nature and become wise caretakers of the land.” Today, HCNH celebrates the Education team, a dynamic group of women, shaping the future of education at the Center.
Around the Prescott area, people may occasionally see homeless people publicly asking for help. What most people probably don’t see: the 110 students in the Prescott area schools who are considered homeless; the little boy who shows up to school every day with disheveled clothing from sleeping in a tent in the forest; the young mother who lives in her car with her children, and gets ready for work each day in a public restroom.