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CCHD Newsletter: Helping People Help Themselves

 

CCHD's quarterly newsletter, Helping People Help Themselves, features a message from the Director, Ralph McCloud, and offers inspiring examples of the good work CCHD funds. 

Voices Unite to Reform the Justice System

by Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2015

What happens when small local organization comprised of enthusiastic, impassioned religious congregations focus their attention on injustice in their midst? They are heard! And they can play a transformative role shaping policy decisions that affect the lives of many people.

Working together, they formed Direct Action and Research Training Center (DART), which is dedicated to building justice ministries that are congregation-based.

Read more about DART in the newsletter.

 

Empowering Others as Entrepreneurs

by Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2015

"There is an inherent entrepreneurial spirit in every person. We are tapping into that spirit to help refugees, immigrants and low-income people achieve the American Dream by developing successful small businesses." 

That's how Idalia "Charly" Leuze describes the mission of the Wilmar Area Multicultural-Business Center (WAM-BC), a beacon for hard-working folks in west central Minnesota.

Read more about WAM-BC in the newsletter.

 

Past issues of Helping People Help Themselves


Moving in Congregations Acting in Hope

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2015

Baltimore's Local CCHD Committee
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2015

Neighborhood Foods
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2014

Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2014

Fe Y Justicia Worker Center
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2014

Camden Student Leaders
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2014

Taxi Workers' Alliance of Pennsylvania
Helping People Help Themselves
, Issue 4, 2013

Metropolitan Congregations United for St. Louis
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2013

Border Network for Human Rights
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2013

Day Laborer's Union Creates Buzz in Chicago
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2013

Indy CAN!
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2012

Focus on the Cross of Poverty
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2012

Women's Justice Circles Blend Two Feet of Christian Discipleship
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2012

Bold Faith Leads to Bold Justice
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2012

Good Dog! Seven-year-old Business Gives its Employees a Hand Up
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2011

Living Out Our Eucharistic Mission
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2011

Community Organizing Fulfills Gospel Mandate  
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2011

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Healthy Communities 
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2011

 

If you would like to receive quarterly issues of Helping People Help Themselves, please e-mail ncpromo@usccb.org with your name
and mailing address.
 



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