In New Orleans, a great deal of work is being done to get people off the streets and into homes. In many ways though, the support ends there.
Repeatedly, our newly housed friends struggle in various ways. They are placed in dangerous neighborhoods, denied job opportunities, and left alone to rebuild financially, emotionally, and spiritually. They are simply not given the tools required to create productive lives and heal from past trauma.
Through working in the community we recognized the continued struggles facing individuals even after achieving shelter. In order to help, we enlisted the help of various top-level organizations and professionals from across the country.
Together we built something we call the Playbook. A playbook is traditionally a collection of plays teams put together to achieve the common goal of winning the “Big Game." Our playbook is a set of plays for our employees, made up of three parts:
By putting the power in the hands of our employees and giving them all the tools they need, we give the employee the final say in their situation.
At Reunion Shoe Company, we don’t measure our success by our sales. For us, success happens when an individual finds stability and begins to thrive because of the goals they have set for themselves.
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