To be a disciple is to be anti-racist. Through self and communal reflection and by continuing to gather resources, ideas, and wisdom, we hope this online collection supports our journey on the road of justice and grace.
We partnered with the United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries to bring you this advocacy toolkit. The issues raised here stem from the variety of services CHHSM organizations provide nationwide.
Advocate Aurora Health, one of the largest not-for-profit employers in Illinois and Wisconsin, raised its minimum hourly wage to $18. The increase was implemented Dec. 5, making Adovcate Aurora a regional leader and among the first health systems in the country to do so. The wage increase, intended to recognize Advocate Aurora team members’ critical…Read More
In the past year and a half COVID-19 has forced CHHSM member United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) in Wyoming, Mich., to make many programmatic changes. Some programs have been put on hold, some have grown or been added, and almost all have been modified. One program that has changed for the better is UCOM’s Farm…Read More
Every year, the seasonal White Flag program at UCC-related United Caring Services (UCS) in Evansville, Ind., serves countless numbers of people experiencing homelessness, providing a warm place to shelter overnight when the temperature dips below freezing. When UCS puts out the white flag, people know the overnight shelter will be open that evening. But this…Read More
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From the President
St. John’s Community Care in Collinsville, Ill., recently was awarded a $50,000 grant from AgeSmart, a Fallon, Ill.-based organization that administers grants to nonprofit organizations serving older adults, caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren in Southwest Illinois. The grant will be used to underwrite three of St. John’s programs. “St. John’s Community Care is blessed to…Read More