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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. 

Moving in Congregations Acting in Hope

by Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2015

Cortland and Broome Counties in central New York’s Southern Tier are largely rural swaths of rolling hills, punctuated by small cities still reeling from the massive exodus of manufacturing industries in the 1980s. When Rubbermaid, IBM, Smith Corona, Endicott-Johnson, and others moved their operations elsewhere, they left a wake of economic hardship and uncertainty. Poverty, crime, and unemployment grew at an unprecedented rate.

Two Catholic women who had completed the JustFaith program at their parish were determined to address the deteriorating situation by working for systemic change in Cortland County.

Read the full story in the newsletter.

Baltimore's Local CCHD Committee

by Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2015

With their invaluable local knowledge and understanding, CCHD archdiocesan and diocesan committees are the eyes and ears of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). Since its establishment in 1972, the CCHD committee of the Archdiocese of Baltimore has flourished under the direction of Msgr. William Burke and, for most of those years, the leadership of Glyn and Jeanne Bailey. 

 Read the full story in the newsletter.

Past issues of Helping People Help Themselves


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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