Features

May 6, 2019

Getting Their Internal House in Order: A Day of Conversation Prepares Clergy to Help Congregants Face End of Life Issues

While 90 percent of Americans think having conversations about what it means to live well until the very end are important, most of us don’t know how to begin them—or wait too long, which can be too late.

May 6, 2019

Re-imagining a Historical Legacy

The Give Me a Chance Learning Center, a program of the Daughters of Charity Foundation, seeks to serve the needs of the whole family. Like the settlement houses of a century ago, Give Me A Chance is a space where people from different backgrounds build community, learning and growing into whatever they desire to be.

May 6, 2019

Justice Derived from Faith

The NC Council of Churches prides itself on developing programs based on the issues that scripture says are important, as well as what speaks to our contemporary climate.

May 6, 2019

Transformation Together: The Journey of StepUp Parents and Their Children

Please enjoy this piece from the archives from March 2017. 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.

Apr 1, 2019

Building an Internet By and For Local Communities

While many assume most of the developed world enjoys high-speed connections at reasonably affordable prices, there remains a profound connectivity gap, even in the richest countries, like Canada and the United States. That digital divide is particularly pronounced in Indigenous communities. The Internet Society is working to change that.

Apr 1, 2019

Addressing Immediate and Long-Term Needs

By being able to address immediate needs and focus on long-term issues, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is able to support post 9/11 veterans, as well as those of previous and future conflicts.

Apr 1, 2019

Building Power: Advancing Gender Equity and Balance through 360 Degree Support

Win or lose, women should be encouraged to run for office and have the support to make it positive experience when they do so.

Apr 1, 2019

Protecting Americans’ Constitutional Rights

In a deeply divided country, the protection of our Constitution and the rights it affords us has never been more important. ICAP is on the front lines, fighting the most important legal battles of today while training the next generation to become the constitutional advocates of tomorrow.

Apr 1, 2019

Serving Those Who Preserve Our Freedom

“Semper Fi” means “Always Faithful,” and for 15 inspiring years (and many more to come), that’s what the Semper Fi Fund has been to those they assist: faithful to their unique and specific needs in ways that improve their lives for the long term.

Apr 1, 2019

Mentoring Made the Methodology for Global Health Nonprofit

Based on repeated success around the world, Curamericas Global is scaling its programs using a proven methodology and focusing on prevention, health education, and establishing relationships with existing health facilities.