Kadima

Community Reflections

Hear from our community and staff on how Kadima is helping our clients move forward.

Andrew began his work with Kadima in March of 2017, serving as Kadima's Finance Director. Andrew also oversees Kadima's IT support and facility management, among other responsibilities.

 

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Written By: Andrew Thompson

As I complete my first full year with Kadima I begin to reflect on the past twelve months. I came to Kadima with a mixed background. All of my previous positions were finance related. However, none of which were in health care. More specifically, in mental health...

 

 

 

 

 

David Coleman has been with Kadima for 11 years! David serves as a Direct Care Worker in one of Kadima's 24-hour care homes, providing constant care and support to our clients.

 

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Prior to working with Kadima, I served as an Operation Specialist in the U.S. Navy. I have now been with Kadima for 11 years because I enjoy what I do for the clients. I have become an advocate for people with mental health challenges since joining Kadima...

 

Yifat Clein has recently joined Kadima as the Intake/Quality and Compliance Coordinator. Prior to Kadima, she worked in a community mental health agency in Detroit, and with the Jewish community of Oakland County. She has a passion for health and wellness, affordable housing and food justice.yifatcrop

Written By: Yifat Clein

 

I will start with a little bit of background. I was born in Israel and have been living in the U.S. for the past 10 years. Growing up in a tight knit social environment influenced my drive to pursue a career that involves working with other people...

MichelleMichelle serves as an Assistant Area Manager to Kadima, providing oversight to all Kadima homes and day to day operations. Michelle has been with Kadima for 7 years.


Written by: Michelle Yarbrough

Kadima has been like a second home to me since 2010. I love helping the people we serve move forward in their lives. Starting as a Direct Care Worker, then being promoted to Home Manager, and now making a lateral move to Assistant Area Manager is a....

 

 

AliAli Huber is excited to join Kadima as its new Development Coordinator.  As the Development/Event Specialist at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint, she comes to Kadima with great experience and a desire to continue to grow Kadima's presence in the community.

Written by: Allison Huber

 

I always knew I wanted to be involved with social justice issues in some way, but I wasn’t sure how. I thought, if you’re not going to be a lawyer or social worker, how is your work going to be impactful? During my undergrad, I had the opportunity to be a part of a student led force, fighting for sexual assault and consent education courses on my college campus. I was attending conferences and panels, sitting in on board meetings, meeting survivors, and conversing with students on the topic. During this time I actually felt as though my voice was being heard and others were learning about the issue.