Features

Mar 6, 2017

Greater Equity Through Data Collection, Courageous Conversations, and Collaborations

Data collection and mapping can often be a tedious process. Partners jump on and off these types of projects all the time. Collaborations can fall apart in a collective impact model, or, if the process meets completion, the results often end up too difficult to decipher and are left unused. But the Partnership for Southern Equity is doing data collection and mapping for social equity different, and it’s having an immediate impact.

Mar 6, 2017

The Power of a Gesture

Pave the Way Foundation's mission is to encourage cultural, educational, charitable, and technological gestures and to recognize and eradicate non-theological obstacles between faiths.

Mar 6, 2017

Transformation Together: The Journey of StepUp Parents and Their Children

When thinking about how to alleviate generational poverty StepUp Ministry learned that, despite economic conditions, parents’ aspire and dream for their children to have an opportunity to fare better than they had. But, it is difficult to serve parents without serving their children or to serve the children without also offering services to their parents.

Mar 6, 2017

A Grassroots Network Brings Peace to Communities Around the World

URI envisions a peaceful future where people of different religions and cultures work together for the good of their communities and the world. Through a distributed and global network, they give communities the resources to address the issues they face.

Mar 6, 2017

Born from Tragedy, the Durham Rescue Mission Offers Hope to Many

The first step to recovery is often a hot meal and a warm, friendly handshake. When you show love to someone hurting you help them realize there is hope and soon they find they have a purpose in life.

Mar 6, 2017

A Commitment to Faith Through Service

The value of a neighborhood is more than its real estate value or its amenities. Its families determine its quality. Its churches are the beacon of hope to encourage the residents that God cares about their needs.

Mar 6, 2017

Finding Home Through Faith-Based Partnerships

Bridge Communities' mission is to transition homeless families in Dupage County, IL to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and supportive services. Their core values—Partnership, Empowerment, Integrity, Respect, Hope—apply to everyone, clients, mentors, program partners, volunteers, donors, board members, staff and community and are apparent in their everyday work.

Feb 6, 2017

Measuring Success with Veteran Participation

Veterans often do better acclimating themselves to civilian life when they participate in daily activities. Team Red, White, and Blue (Team RWB)'s recent study supports these findings that proved veterans who connect to their communities, have enriched lives.

Feb 6, 2017

Embracing ‘Sister-Spirit’ to Create a More Just World

NETWORK, a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace. By aligning their values with their advocacy, they create an inclusive "Sister-Spirit" that involves all in the fight for economic and social transformation.

Feb 6, 2017

The American Council of the Blind and the Policy of Structured Negotiations

Through the implementation of accessible prescription labeling via structured negotiation, the American Council of the Blind achieved a victory, not only assisting the growing pool of individuals impacted by vision loss, but also in addressing the enormous costs confronting society in dealing with an aging population.