The Common Good

Results for Community Development

An Injustice in Camden
Originally Posted: 01/29/2013 - 12:45pm | Type: Blog

I recently heard that the state of New Jersey plans to evict the Camden Children's Garden from its 14-year-old home. I recently heard that the state of New Jersey plans t ...

Community Builder and Footballer: Amani Matabaro
Originally Posted: 09/05/2012 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Congo is still suffering from the overspill of the Rwandan genocide, the aftermath of which took the lives of both of Amani’s parents. Rebel groups roam the Kivu provinces of eastern Congo and seek to unravel ...

Helping Churches Die Right
Originally Posted: 07/17/2012 - 1:34pm | Type: Blog

We have much invested in our communities of faith: in the facilities; the history; the relationship and the vision for what they could be. But these can’t stand in the way of living out the call to selflessly ...

César Chávez Saved My Life
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Nane Alejandrez had plenty of opportunities to die. Instead he chose life, and brought generations of Latino youngsters ...

A Cup Of Life
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Dean Nelson Healing Waters quenches thirst and builds bridges in the Dominican Republic. Water makes life diff ...

From Charity to Investment
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 11:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston How community-based investing transforms individuals - and religious institutions. The Fi ...