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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. 

Migrants on the Southern Border

By: Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2018

Though immigration lies at the center of a heated national debate in Washington, DC, two independent organizations supported by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) are working with people in the dioceses of El Paso, Texas, and Las Cruces, New Mexico, to address the issue in a just, dignified, and Christian way.

Read more about the Border Network for Human Rights and Hope Border Institute in the newsletter.

Taking Milwaukee's North Side from Grim to Grateful

By: Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2018

In 1995 the Amani neighborhood on Milwaukee's north side was a grim place whose boarded-up buildings were the most obvious sign of decades of neglect, disinvestment, and poverty. The largely African American population had little access to quality schools, public transportation, close-by employment opportunities, medical care, and safe and healthy housing. But Amani was home to families with deep roots in the community, and many people were inclined to stay rather than move to other parts of the city. There, two Sinsinawa Dominican sisters established the Dominican Center for Women, a small urban ministry program located in a former rectory.

Read more about the Dominican Center for Women in the newsletter.

Hope for Excluded and Overlooked Workers in New Orleans

By: Beth Griffin

Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2018

Born in the dizzying aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice is a CCHD funded group that operates at the intersection of worker justice and rapidly growing movements that promote racial justice, criminal justice reform, and immigrant rights.

Read more about The New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice in the newsletter.

 

Past issues of Helping People Help Themselves
 

A Voice for the Vulnerable
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2018

Working for Justice in Baltimore
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2017

Opportunity Threads and Industrial Commons
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2017

Our Border Family: Hope at the Border
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2017

Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2017

Building Transformative Relationships, Advancing Restorative Justice
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2016

Dignity, Stability, Home
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2016

Tackling Wage Theft, Building Just Communities
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 2, 2016

Thirty Years of Courageous Organizing
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 1, 2016

Voices Unite to Reform the Justice System
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 4, 2015

Empowering Others as Entrepreneurs
Helping People Help Themselves, Issue 3, 2015

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

 

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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