This week, a number of "awareness days" fall on the calendar-October 16 was World Food Day, today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17-19 are the Millenium Development Gr
[continued from part 1] Out of a general respect for anyone who seeks to serve the inner city (I grew up in the housing projects of Brook
In last evening's presidential debate, the first steps were taken toward a new national conversation about abortion. For too many years, the old one hadn't changed very much.
The settlement house movement is the foundation of public welfare in the United States.
I confess, it feels good to win. It is easy to slip into the trap of feeling as if we have vanquished the oppressor and slain the enemy.
In the all too familiar script of presidential elections and debates, these words have essentially replaced the words of Jesus.
David Westin, president of ABC News, was the speaker at Poverty Sunday this last week at his hom
Because politics have failed to solve big problems in the past, it is tempting, even during a critical election year, to become apathetic and disengage from the political process.
Remember Bobbie Williams, the tough but hopeful friend we sent to truck-driving school back in May?