Sojourner Truth House - Gary, Indiana

  • Meet Kristy Olsen, Volunteer Coordinator at STH

    We welcome Kristy Olsen to the Sojourner Truth House team as Volunteer Coordinator. Kristy comes to us from Nazareth Home where she served as both their volunteer coordinator and as a midnight shift foster parent aide. Before coming to work for the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, Kristy’s professional experience was in Education. Kristy resided in Arizona where she graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor degree in Art Education. She also studied urban landscape drawing at the Art… Read More +

  • Meet Arleen Peterson, STH Director of Operations

    Arleen N Peterson is nonprofit leader and community organizer with over 20 years of experience. Arleen is a graduate of East Chicago Central (’87), Indiana University (BA ’94) and Ball State University (MA ’97) and she is parenting her son, Myles Peterson.  Arleen joined Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated in the Fall 1988 as an inductee for the Gamma Nu Chapter of Indiana University.  She currently serves on the Gary Alumnae Chapter in Gary, Indiana.  Arleen began her formal community… Read More +

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