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Casa Juan Diego

Casa Juan Diego (CJD) is a Catholic Worker House of Hospitality serving undocumented immigrant women, mainly from South and Central America. CJD provides room and board, assists in finding jobs, distributes food and clothing, and provides free medical and dental care. Students assist guests with their daily needs, participate in household duties, offer their skills to the community through Spanish and English lessons, and generally provide love and support to the women.

Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc.

Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. (NMHSI) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) that offers medical, dental and behavioral services in Northwest Lower Michigan. We have four clinics located in Traverse City, Benzonia, Manistee and Shelby that cover seven surrounding counties; Grand Traverse, Antrim, Leelanau, Benzie, Manistee, Mason and Oceana.

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Thousands of individuals find themselves homeless in greater Boston every year. Among them are chronically ill adults, veterans, families with school-age children, and the elderly. They are the people who stay in emergency shelters or motel rooms, eat in soup kitchens, or visit drop-in centers. They are also the men and women who find themselves on the streets, trying to survive in makeshift shelters under bridges, down alleyways, and behind city buildings.

Centro Tyrone Guzman

Centro Tyrone Guzman is located in the Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis. Founded in 1974 by and for the Latino community, Centro has supported the Chicano Latino communities since 1974. Our mission is: “To contribute to the well-being and full participation of Latinos through education and family engagement.” The student will help with activities in the Health and Wellness Department.

Sparta Health Clinic

The Sparta Health Center is a rural family clinic that serves many Spanish-speaking migrant workers. In the summer there is a special focus on migrants who come to the area to harvest the apple and blueberry crops. The student acts as an interpreter for the Spanish-speaking patients and their healthcare providers, provides patient education in the clinic and migrant camps, collaborates with local outreach organizations, and assists with other tasks in the clinic.

Illumination Foundation

The Illumination Foundation (IF) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3), non-denominational, grassroots organization that addresses the crisis of homelessness in Orange County through integrated services that provide appropriate solutions. Services include community outreach, interim and permanent housing programs, children's programs and recuperative healthcare program.

Mount Carmel

At Mount Carmel, accomplishing our mission means providing healthcare not only to the patients at our central Ohio hospitals and health centers, but also to the underserved members of our community who have limited access and barriers to basic health care services and little or no ability to pay for them.

Hope Center & Clinic

Hope Center & Clinic provides comprehensive medical, dental and social services for people who do not have insurance or the ability to pay for necessary medical care, dental care, food or basic needs. Hope provides compassionate and practical help to those in need, ministering to the whole person. Students will split their time working in all three of the following groups: Hope Social Services (food bank), Hope Medical Clinic, and Hope Dental Clinic.

Holy Angels

Holy Angels is a residential setting for children and adults with intellectual developmental disabilities and/or physical disabilities ranging from mild/moderate to severe/profound. Medical attention is provided around the clock. Many of the residents are wheelchair bound and non-verbal. Holy Angels offers a wide range of activities for the residents assisting each resident in reaching his or her full potential.

Good Shepherd (Albuquerque)

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH) provides comprehensive health and supportive services, linking people who are homeless to individual and collective solutions. The student will provide administrative help in the medical clinic, create art with clients at ArtStreet, go on outreach with its Harm Reduction program, and provide assistance in the Resource Center with AHCH's client advocates. The student works at the front desk in the medical clinic, creates art with clients at Art Street, and goes on outreach.

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Upcoming Events

November 2018

Lecture by Willam Galston
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:30pm
Higgins Alumni Network Lecture
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

December 2018

Information Session: Spring 2019 Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
Pizza, Pop, & Politics
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Information Session: Spring 2019 Social Concerns Seminars
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

January 2019

Information Session: Spring 2019 Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:00pm

March 2019

Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

April 2019

Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

June 2019

Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)