Charity Hope

Charity Hope joined Vera in July 2008 as a Senior Program Associate for the Accessing Safety Initiative. She became project director in October 2011. Prior to joining Vera, Charity worked as a director for the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) in Kansas City, MO. While at MOCSA, Charity served as the project director for the Safety First Initiative--a multi-disciplinary collaboration focused on enhancing the capacity of service providers and improving the coordination of supports and services for women with disabilities who are victims/survivors of violence. Before her work at MOCSA, Charity spent 10 years as a program manager at SAVE Inc., Kansas City's housing provider for people with HIV/AIDS. Charity has a master's degree in public administration with an emphasis in organizational behavior from the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.