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UCAN's CITY Plan to Transform Chicago's Youth »

November 1, 2011

Every year, hundreds of Chicago youth are affected by devastating violence — acts that change, and sometimes end, young lives. In the absence of a coordinated system of care, at-risk kids simply fall off the radar. That’s where UCAN comes in.

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CHHSM Ministries Fuel the World for a Greater Good »

October 31, 2011

The United Church of Christ’s anti-hunger initiative Mission: 1 will kick off across the U.S. in the first 11 days of November. CHHSM ministries across the country are uniting in a bold statement against hunger.

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The Rev. Robert Bachelder »

October 31, 2011

 "A servant leader is one who helps a community assume collective responsibility for solving interrelated problems by building personal relationships and cross-sector partnerships."

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Like It or Not »

October 31, 2011

I’m waiting for a flight at Washington National having spent the day at a Community Leaders Briefing for faith-based health and human-service organizations sponsored by the White House Office of Public Engagement.  And engagement there was.  

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Conversations Help Seniors Explore Creative Aging »

October 31, 2011

A woman in her early 70s sits in a Seattle church parlor discussing the question: “What brings meaning to my life?” Gathered around her are seven of her peers, listening intently as she considers how she will contribute to the world at this stage of her life. A colorful dialogue erupts.

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Pilgrim Place Leads the Way in Resident-Centered Care »

October 30, 2011

Pilgrim Place, a Claremont, Calif., retirement community, is going into the homemaking business. Gone is the hospital model of care, where patients fit into a prescribed schedule dictated solely by the need to accommodate regulatory requirements.