历史

在 1967, 而工作的启蒙计划, 博士. 阿诺德写了赠款提案,并将其提交到图森向贫困宣战计划, 这是由由肯尼迪/约翰逊政府发起资助. 这笔赠款是在资助 $19,000 和PPEP诞生. 博士. 阿诺德购买了 1957, 48-乘客, 校车和教育书籍和用品装备了. 他画了绿色,把它命名为“香格里拉托尔”. 他是司机, 技工学校和老师, 所有集于一身. 经住在墨西哥, 他知道第一手什么样子生活在一个陌生的社会,不同的语言和文化. 所以, 他开始教英语和基础教育, 在他的课堂便携, 以同样的短工农场工人,他曾在过去服侍, 帮助他们在美国的生活做准备, 通过获得一个实际的教育. 故, “便携式, 实用的教育准备“.

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过去 未来

过去

PPEP过去涵盖了 45 几十年来履行其使命,以“改善农村生活质量。”通过实现自给自足的社会经济计划赋权农村人. 这些PPEP, 公司. 节目已于八月 24, 1967, 在农村皮马县. 博士. 约翰·大卫·阿诺德, 在圣克鲁斯谷山核桃和棉花种植区域PPEP的第一批学生的创始人都是农民投资公司短工的农民农场工人的雇主. 博士. 阿诺德担任司机, 机械, 和一个转换的老师 1957 烦扰 (48 乘客校车) 命名为“香格里拉Trotuga” (“龟”). PPEP的第一个办事处位于普韦布洛花园在图森的南部. 它被安置在博士. 阿诺德的客厅里与他的父亲约翰·巴顿·阿诺德 (退休记者/发明人) 作为他的志愿者接听电话和迎接游客到办公室. 从不起眼的开始PPEP, 公司. 催生的社会经济发展计划和社区为基础的电路板和非营利实体无数.

在 1972, 拉托尔图加退休了,并捐赠给帕斯夸亚基部落. PPEP, 公司. 从普韦布洛花园搬到北石格拉纳达街再到目前的位置在 802 它. 46第街, 图森, 亚利桑那, 作为一个社区行动机构 (民航局). 它的第一个预算 $19,000 从图森委员会经济机会 (TCEO). 这些资金来源于肯尼迪/约翰逊向贫困宣战, 里面传来因为民权立法的约 1964. 在 1975, PPEP, 公司. 形成了PPEP房屋开发公司 (PMHDC) 推进农村保障性住房,包括自救家园, 多户及高级半独立生活公寓. 在 1985, PPEP, 公司. 是由福特基金会在边境县开一个现代版的小额信贷贷款计划. 迄今为止,一些 25 在小额贷款和技术援助,以建设农村企业家万元已建立.

在 1999, 它是在仪式在白宫确认为当年的微型企业方案. 该活动由总统比尔·克林顿, 希拉里·克林顿, 和司库鲁宾秘书. 后来, PMHDC成为了第一个社区发展金融研究所 (CDFI) 在美国.

在1990年的, HUD指定PMHDC作为地区自助房屋经营 (商店) 来自亚利桑那州, 爱达荷州, 科罗拉多州, 和新墨西哥州, 其中数百名农村保障性住房均根据我们的方向建. 在 1995, PPEP TEC成为第一个包机高中在亚利桑那州南部开两个校区. PPEP, 公司. 开始的Encompass计划的发育障碍在绿谷中 1975. 该PPEP行为健康计划开始在同一年向农村客户提供咨询服务. 在80年代中期, PPEP, 公司. 是纳瓦霍部落与在职培训最大的分包商, 电脑学校, 和自建房的纳瓦霍重新分配.

PPEP由程序详见网站. 历年, 现在十年, PPEP, 公司. 已经从拉托尔图加和七个第一的工作人员成长 (7) 超过 575 工人在提供服务 10,000 再加上每年的客户端. 星 200 系列产品已额定PPEP, 公司. 高达第92届最大的雇主在该地区PPEP, 公司. domestic service area remains rural Arizona with an emphasis on the border area counties of Southern Arizona.

PPEP TEC High School presently has seven campuses with over 900 hundred students. Three thousand five hundred students have graduated since 1995 with official High School diplomas. The adult education GED programs for farmworkers has graduated of 1200 学生. Unites States Department of Education Migrant Education known as High Education Program (HEP) is one of the top performers in the United States. The Unites States Department of Labor National Farmworker Jobs Training Program (NFJP) that provides farmworkers with job training, work experience, and job placement services is also with the top 10 WIA national grantees.

The Encompass program serving the developmentally disables in now PPEP’s largest program serving 300 clients. Its 250 trained staff provides day treatment and residential services in 15 儿童之家. The PPEP Behavioral Health program has grown to over 30 counselors serving the South Western Arizona area.

在 2002, PPEP, 公司. began a partnership with K-12, 公司. to provide online instruction. The Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) was created under PPEP’s charter. 今天, 5200 K-12 students study daily online. 在 2007, PPEP, 公司. partnered with Insight Schools and the University of Phoenix to open an online Insight school in the Los Angeles region. PPEP California was reactivated to platform the school. The charter was issued through the Antelope Valley Unified School District in Lancaster, 加州. Presently, there are 700 学生. A second Insight school has been rescued and reactivated and now serves 200 online students.

在 2008, PPEP, 公司. began its international humanitarian and social economic development activities in Owerri, 尼日利亚. Later the efforts were expanded to Ghana, 埃塞俄比亚, and Nigeria. It all started when Dr. Arnold was invited to do micro business seminars as part of a National Pastors and Women’s Conference. Subsequent, two micro credit programs were initiated: a women’s palm nut oil plant and a school. The international arm includes micro businesses, orphanages, and other humanitarian programs in Mexico and outlined in detail in the International Section of the site.

PPEP, 公司. has excelled in part through developing partnership with the private, public, and non-profits. Where they did not exist they organized the rural communities to create charitable activities to improve the quality of life. PPEP, 公司. started PMHDC in 1975, but added several other corporations that represent specific areas of need:

  • PPEP Senior Housing Services; for transitional housing for the elderly.
  • PPEP Rural Business Development Corporation; as its for-profit wing.
  • PPEP First American Service Corporation; to address the needs of Native Americans
  • PPEP California; for distance learning Insight School Los Angeles High School
  • PPEP HDC California; for socioeconomic, education service
  • Insight School Idaho
  • PPEP Thailand
  • Arizona Virtual Academy, LLC: For distance learning K-12 in Arizona Partnerships with K-12, 公司. Insight Schools have produced great opportunities increase revenues and to advance online education in Arizona and Idaho.

On the international effort the West Africa Rural Empowerment Society founded by Dr. John David Arnold was established in 2012. Details of the African and Mexico operations are detailed in the international section.

未来

图片预留位置PPEP’s future will be defined by its past and present. Judging from the success of those era’s PPEP’s future is very bright. PPEP, 公司. has a professional, well trained, and dedicated staff capable of performing and even outperforming its contractual objectives. It has a very strong accounting system that has always had clean audits and honest dealing with its funders and vendors. To guide the PPEP, 公司. operation on a daily basis is a management team with combined years of PPEP, 公司. service approaches 200 岁月. The boards of directors are most capable ranging from farm labor representatives to those with PhD’s. All these PPEP, 公司. ingredients point to a bright future even in uncertain times.

PPEP, 公司. also has outstanding Human Resources HR Department that can handle growth and deal with crisis. The PPEP, 公司. organization strong staff development program that has obtained 30 University of Phoenix scholarships should pay off in the future. The fact that PPEP, 公司. offers a comprehensive health benefit wellness, a ban on smoking in the workplace will ensure a healthy workforce.

PPEP, 公司. also maintains a strong profit sharing 401-K with its match on an annual basis, which helps insure income for staff as they retire.

Finally, if PPEP, 公司. stays to task at hand, achieved, and the culture of success remains high there are no limits as the where the PPEP, 公司. family may go. Striving from Si Se Puede to Si Se Pudo! 是的,我们能!!!