Puentes de Esperanza

Beca especial COVID-19 para ayudar a Puentes de Esperanza de Hoyleton a proveer a Familias inmigrantes

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2020

Thanks to Puentes de Esperanza for this translation: Puentes de Esperanza — Bridges of Hope ha recibido una beca para ayudar a las familias inmigrantes afectadas por la pandemia de COVID-19. Parte de Hoyleton Youth & Family Services en Fairview Heights, Ill., Puentes es una de las 13 organizaciones en todo Illinois que se beneficia…

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Special COVID-19 Grant to Help Hoyleton’s Puentes de Esperanza Provide for Immigrant Families

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2020

Puentes de Esperanza — Bridges of Hope has received a grant to assist immigrant families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of Hoyleton Youth & Family Services in Fairview Heights, Ill., Puentes is one of 13 organizations throughout Illinois benefitting from the grant from the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR). “We are…

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UCC-related Puentes de Esperanza Finds Traditional Celebrations a Way to Raise Awareness While Serving Its Latinx Clients

By Barb Powell | October 11, 2019

A young family may bring a favorite photo of a beloved grandparent. A parent may offer the favorite dessert of a deceased child. A widower may leave a bouquet of flowers. In Mexican culture, these simple acts are part of the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, traditionally held Oct. 31-Nov. 2…

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CHHSM Family and Children Ministries Called to Love Neighbor, Children by Serving ‘Strangers Among Us’

By Barb Powell | July 11, 2018

In keeping with the United Church of Christ’s 3 Great Loves initiative, CHHSM’s child, youth and family service ministries often are on the front lines in providing support and care to migrant and immigrant persons. While challenges such as language and cultural barriers are unique, CHHSM members are finding that many of the needs immigrant…

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United Church of Christ’s Hoyleton Youth and Family Services Program Builds ‘Bridges of Hope’ in Southern Illinois

By Barb Powell | August 30, 2017

The United Church of Christ’s Hoyleton Youth and Family Services has a long history of helping to create a better world for the children and families it serves. But with increased violence and prejudice against communities of color, one of its programs — Puentes de Esperanza (Bridges of Hope) — has taken on heightened significance, especially among the swiftly-growing Latinx population in southwest Illinois.

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