The Author

Sandra Hardy is executive director of Urban Hope Development (UHD) in Fairfeld, Alabama, which includes a summer learning camp for middle-school students and a high-school credit recovery program for 17- to 21-year-olds. She holds an MPA from Grand Valley State University and prior to coming to UHD, Sandra was the executive director of Restorers Inc. in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sandra is married to Alton, who is a PCA church planter of Urban Hope Community Church. They have five grown children and two grandchildren.