Community Building

community organizing in Arizona, Community Organizing in Tucson, 25th Anniversary

PCIC Celebrates 25 Years of Battles and Success in Tucson, Arizona

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tucson News Now - FOX 11

Over 250 leaders of Pima County Interfaith Council (PCIC)convened at St. Phillips in the Hills to celebrate 25 years of success. Read more about PCIC Celebrates 25 Years of Battles and Success in Tucson, Arizona

PCIC

North Carolina IAF, Organizing in Durham, Durham CAN, Housing, Wages, Healthcare

Durham CAN: Empowering Communities for Housing, Wages...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Indy Week

By his own account, the office of Ivan Parra, lead organizer for one of Durham's largest community groups, is unimpressive. But attend a Durham CAN meeting, with hundreds of people and key city and state leaders, and you'll see the nonprofit's influence in action. Read more about Durham CAN: Empowering Communities for Housing, Wages...

Durham CAN

Community Building
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 17:00

EPISO Wins $5 Million for Colonia Park & Road Extension

In addition to securing half a million dollars to upgrade the Ruben Estrella Park in the Montana Vista colonia, leaders of  Read more about EPISO Wins $5 Million for Colonia Park & Road Extension


Congregations, Clergy, Pastors, Encouragement, Faith in Action, Organizing in Nevada

Nevada Faith Leaders Search for Encouragement, Too

Friday, January 2, 2015
Las Vegas Review Journal

When the Rev. Albert Felice-Pace was a campus pastor at the University of Arizona, Tucson, in the 1990s, he would email parishioners his “thought of the day,” short passages mainly culled from Scripture that contained words of inspiration and solace. Read more about Nevada Faith Leaders Search for Encouragement, Too

Nevadans for the Common Good

Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, Project IOWA, Job Training, Organizing in Iowa

AMOS' Top Ten 2014 Achievements

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
AMOS AMOS

Ernesto Cortes, Cold Anger, Social Justice, Huffington Post, Racial Justice

Huffington Post Cites 'Cold Anger' as Key to Social Justice Gains

Monday, December 8, 2014
Huffington Post

"This wave of activism reflects the difference between what community organizer Ernie Cortes calls hot anger and cold anger. With hot anger we act irrationally and misdirect it toward the wrong people. With cold anger we focus on what we can do to change oppression, exploitation and injustice….” Read more about Huffington Post Cites 'Cold Anger' as Key to Social Justice Gains

West / Southwest IAF

Odd Couple, CCHD, USCCB, Bishops, IAF, community organizing

Odd Couple? US Catholic Bishops & the IAF

Monday, November 24, 2014
Huffington Post

Alinsky protégé and "genius grant" recipient Ernesto Cortés, Jr. cites Catholic social teaching as influential in the development of community organizing, and when the nation's largest denomination holds that Thanksgiving-week special collection of mostly small donations, it will be supporting one element in a broad-based coalition aimed at empowering ordinary folks. Read more about Odd Couple? US Catholic Bishops & the IAF


MVA, Metro Vancouver Alliance, Mayoral Race, Social Isolation, Transport, Housing

800 MVA Leaders Advance Agenda with Vancouver Mayoral Candidates

Monday, October 13, 2014
Vancouver Courier & 1130 News

800 Metropolitan Vancouver Alliance (MVA) delegates assembled to challenge Mayoral candidates for Vancouver with a multi-pronged agenda.  All four candidates, including the incumbent, endorsed the proposals on social isolation, transit, poverty, and protections for apartment renters... Read more about 800 MVA Leaders Advance Agenda with Vancouver Mayoral Candidates

Metro Vancouver Alliance

Communtiy Organizing in Arizona, Arizona IAF, Bishop Kicanas, Bishop Talmage, Bishop Kirk Smith, PCIC, AIN, VIP, Yuma County Interfaith

Catholic, Lutheran, Episcopal Bishops Urge Tucson Clergy to Work for Good

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The New Vision Online

Congregations of faith can work together for the common good of the greater community, said several bishops to a crowd of 60 new and recently transferred clergy in Tucson.... Read more about Catholic, Lutheran, Episcopal Bishops Urge Tucson Clergy to Work for Good

PCIC

Sr. Christine Stephens, Sr. Pearl Ceasar, Sr. Gabriela Lohan, Austin Interfaith, COPS/ Metro

Works of IAF Nuns & West / Southwest IAF Credentialed

Friday, June 27, 2014
National Catholic Reporter

The works of Sr. Christine Stephens, Sr. Pearl Ceasar and Sr. Gabriella Lohan of the West / Southwest IAF are documented and celebrated in this special National Catholic Reporter report. Read more about Works of IAF Nuns & West / Southwest IAF Credentialed

West / Southwest IAF

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