The Common Good
July-August 2001

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by | July-August 2001

Employment Opportunities

  • Hudson Valley, N.Y. organization seeks youth empowerment coordinator
    for state-wide program. Bilingual ...

Employment Opportunities

  • Hudson Valley, N.Y. organization seeks youth empowerment coordinator for state-wide program. Bilingual English/Spanish. Salary is $29K plus benefits. Reply Richard Witt, RMM, Box 4757, POK, NY 12602.

  • The Oakland Catholic Worker, a hospitality house for Latin American immigrants and refugees, seeks full- and part-time staff members for direct services, resource development, community organizing, and public education. Spanish preferred, not required. Workers receive room, board, and modest stipend. Contact OCW, 4848 E. 14th St, Oakland, CA 94601; (510) 533-7375; ocw@prodigy.net.

  • Equity Trust, a small, growing organization with a national program of land reform and community development finance, seeks executive director. Work with land trusts, housing developers, farmers, and religious institutions. Also: openings for office manager and additional program officer. Compensation according to need: room/ board available. Contact Equity Trust, 539 Beach Pond Road, Voluntown, CT 06384; (860) 376-6174; equitytrust@aol.com.

  • Individuals or couples wanted to provide loving care to children up to 6 years old in a family home setting. Residential children's crisis agency serves abused, neglected, and HIV-infected children in Houston, Texas. Training, housing, medical insurance, and salary provided. Contact Susan at Casa de Esperanza de los Niños, (713) 529-0639; susan@casahope.org.

  • Rhode Island State Council of Churches seeks an executive minister. Theologically trained with commitment to mission, ecumenical focus, and advocacy skills. Deadline is August 1. Contact RISCC Search Committee, 734 Hope St., Providence, RI 02906-3500; (401) 861-1700.

  • American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, a nonprofit that raises support for projects to improve understanding between Israelis and Palestinians, seeks a full-time assistant to the executive director in its Philadelphia-area office. Requires strong English language skills. Reception, filing, preparation for meetings, travel, event arrangement. Ability to interact with wide array of people. Salary starts at $35,000. Send résumé as text document to sccnswas@aol.com.

  • Bishop Perry Middle School, Nativity Network middle school in New Orleans, La., seeks a principal. Small faculty, classes of 15 for African-American boys from below poverty level, grades 5-8. Practicing Catholic. Master's Degree. Sensitive to Black Catholic agenda. Send cover letter, résumé, references to Father David G. Cray, SSE, Bishop Perry Middle School, 1941 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70116; fax (504) 943-1320; david.cray@bpms.org.

Retreats and Conferences

  • Bethany Retreat House, East Chicago, Ind., offers individually arranged silent retreats year-round with opportunity for spiritual direction in comfortable home setting with warm hospitality, wholesome food, beautiful environment. Lake Michigan beaches within driving distance. Easy access to Chicago and Gary airports. Contact Joyce Diltz, PHJC, (219) 398-5047; bethanyrh@sprynet.com; www.bethanyretreathouse.org.

  • Our Developing World, a nonprofit, tax-exempt educational project designed to bring realities of the Third World and richness of diverse cultures to North Americans, presents its Study Tour 2001 to Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. Focus on people and socioeconomic and ecological development. Contact Barby and Vic Ulmer, 13004 Paseo Presada, Saratoga, CA 95070; (408) 379-4431; odw@magiclink.net.

  • Image: a Journal of the Arts and Religion presents the Glen Workshop August 5-12 at St. John's College, Santa Fe, N.M. Workshops, readings, lectures, concerts. Retreat option available. In cooperation with CIVA and the Milton Center. Contact glenworkshop@imagejournal.org; (206) 281-2988.

Miscellaneous

  • Earn a Certificate in Religious Justice Ministry with Jesus the Liberator Seminary of Religious Justice. Program consists of 18 courses through distance learning with a focus on socially responsible ministry. Contact Jesus the Liberator Seminary, P.O. Box 99, Buffalo, NY 14205; (716) 852-4902; www.jesustheliberatorseminary.org.

The following individuals in prison request correspondence from people outside of prison:

Mike Kern, 44647/1EUZ, Missoula Regional Prison, 2340 Mullan Road, Missoula, MT 59808; John R. Rope, 055125, Florida State Prison, P.O. Box 181, Starke, FL 32091; José Enrique Ortiz, D.C. #0589069, Everglades Correctional Institution, D-4-107, P.O. Box 949000, Miami, FL 33194-9000; Jason Mayo, 91925, CCF, P.O. Box 600, Canon City, CO 81215; Richard Vasquez, Terrell Unit #999319, 12002 S. FM. 350, Livingston, TX 77351; David M. Graham, 42746, Missoula Regional Prison, 2340 Mullan Road, Missoula, MT 59808; Curtis A. Noble, 264882, OSP, P.O. Box 1435, Youngstown, OH 4450l; Clifford Hutchins, 503248, 1115 E. Pence Road, Cameron, MO 64429-8804; David A. Jones, 243842, P.O. Box 250, Troutville, VA 24175; Nakia Yearby, 130711, KSP, Rt. 2, Box 5128, Eddyville, KY 42038-5128.

Correction: In the May-June issue we incorrectly printed Domingo Reyna's address. It is Domingo E. Reyna, 625588, P.O. Box 150, Tenn. Colony, TX 75884.

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