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Blog: To Go Forth
Visit the blog on Justice, Peace & Human Development, To Go Forth!
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New Blog! To Go Forth
ToGoForth.org confronts the issues of the day with the insights of Catholic social teaching, human stories and the perspective of the bishops of the United States. Join the dialogue on Twitter @togoforth.
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Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Learn how CCHD is helping communities support environmental justice. Since 2013, CCHD as invested nearly $2.5 million and partnered with over 35 community-based organizations and 31 dioceses in 22 states to support environmental justice.
Helping People Help Themselves
The quarterly CCHD newsletter Helping People Help Themselves features Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC), a support and advocacy group that works to improve conditions, resources and laws surrounding the juvenile justice system in Louisiana.
Never tire of working for a more just world, marked by greater solidarity!
Pope Francis, Apostolic Journey to Rio De Janeiro
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is the national anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops, working to carry out the mission of Jesus Christ "... to bring good news to the poor ... release to captives ... sight to the blind, and let the oppressed go free." (Luke 4:18)
The belief that those who are directly affected by unjust systems and structures have the best insight into knowing how to change them is central to CCHD. CCHD works to break the cycle of poverty by helping low-income people participate in decisions that affect their lives, families and communities. CCHD offers a hand up, not a hand out.Read more about CCHD's Mission & Identity.
Bikes and Resurrection in Portland
A project to empower people to escape homelessness and addiction through bicycle repair was born in a Portland rectory.
Baltimore: Where Homelessness and the Foreclosure Crisis Cross Paths
A CCHD supported group in Baltimore is featured in the Atlantic for dynamic work on eliminating homelessness.
Milk not Jails!
In New York, Milk not Jails is working to dismantle the prison industrial complex and is revitalizing the local agricultural economy at the same time.
Justice for Immigrants
In 2014, CCHD invested over $4 million to empower immigrant communities.
Strategic National Grants 2014
Check our this year's strategic national grantees, tackling Catholic education, a voice for the Mexico-US border, affordable housing, immigration reform, leadership development for farmworker communities and more.
CCHD has awarded over $14 million to community groups working nationwide to overcome poverty and injustice. Take a look!
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