Allies in these context are mutual learners on the journey with our class participants. An ally encourages, advocates for, and is a supportive friend to the participant as he or she embarks on a journey of growth.
Who can be an ally?
For our Jobs for Life™ and Faith & Finances™ classes the qualifications are simple:
- Follow Jesus, with a vision for His kingdom and reconciliation
- Have a passion to see low-income people grow spiritually and economically
- Be humbly open to new friendships, even ones across socioeconomic/cultural lines
- Attend the Equipping Ally training offered by Restoring Hope Roanoke