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CCHD Newsletter: Helping People Help Themselves

 

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


Camden Student Leaders

by Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2014


A tenacious group of young students in Camden, New Jersey, is proving that there's no age limit on community organizing.

The Student Leaders' Von Nieda Park Task Force successfully advocated for environmental, safety, aesthetic, and equipment improvements and flood control in a derelict neighborhood park. The task force is comprised primarily of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from two Catholic schools and a charter academy. What began as a summer discussion about civic engagement has grown into a grassroots movement to effect small but meaningful changes in the community.

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Past issues of Helping People Help Themselves

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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