When the Haddington community started to be overwhelmed with run-down houses, empty lots, drug dealers, and unsavory characters, residents came together to make their community safe, healthy, and viable.
Often poor and vulnerable communities are overlooked and even taken advantage of—and, unfortunately, for parts of Baltimore City this holds true. But if the United Workers has anything to say about it, this won’t be the case for much longer.
More than 2,000 children in Louisiana endured nightmarish conditions when they were imprisoned for mostly non-violent offenses, including acting out in class and petty theft.
As the city of Madison grows, so does the pollution and its community’s needs. Fortunately, environmental stewardship is a core value of the Catholic Multicultural Center (CMC).
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the process of injecting sand, water, and chemicals at a high pressure and volume deep underground into shale rock has long been a controversial topic due to the possible risks associated with it.
Spinal cord injuries are devastating, life-changing events for both the people who incur them and for their families. Such injuries are also extraordinarily expensive, taking a disproportionate toll on low-income immigrants.
For the Sandtown neighborhood, the parish of St. Peter Claver is a refuge from the violence and issues residents face. And thanks to the No Boundaries Coalition (NBC) it’s also a place to help bring faith into conversation with the realities around them.
Affordable quality childcare is something all parents hope for, but for thousands of parents in Oakland it isn’t always an option. That’s why mothers of low-income families across northern California banned together in 1996 to form Parent Voices Oakland.