Boot Straps and Poverty

Thinking about all 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the UN’s ambitious 2030 Agenda for People, the Planet and Prosperity, is exhausting. 

What Do “We” Share With Homeless People?

Mental illness is a major problem for the entire US population – not just the homeless population. The difference is the problems are aggravaated by homelessness.

Vincentian Prayer Images: St. Vincent of the Alleys

Where and how do we today walk the back alleys of our world?

The Grasshopper Theory of Poverty and Change

A simple story that describes what it is like to be poor.

Pope’s visit to group occupying church

Pope’s visit to group occupying church

The Huffington Post tells the story of the impact of the Pope's visit to Tor Sapienza,  one of the Rome's roughest neighborhoods. Fifteen Italian families live in the deconsecrated church where the parish was previously located -- they occupied the building in October...

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