Using New Media to Educate on Traditional Practices
BimBam, sometimes referred to as the "Schoolhouse Rock for Jews," has embraced new media to reach its target audience. Learn about how the organization finds inventive ways to educate on traditional Judaic practices.
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.
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.
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.
Defending Vulnerable Populations with help from Sisters and Brothers
In the face of a changing political climate the Catholic Legal Immigrant Network, Inc has found psychological and financial support from parish leaders from all over the country. The organization finds ways to leverages support as they draw from Catholic social teaching to promote the dignity and protect the rights of immigrants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BCBSNC Foundation Partners with NC Council of Churches to Support Access to Healthy Foods
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Foundation is partnering with the North Carolina Council of Churches to provide equipment for 20 faith-based organizations to bring healthier food to their members and communities.