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Trinita runs the Family Life Development Program each Summer, designed as a faith-based summer camp for families who greatly need a break from the intensity of inner-city life. The program goals are to strengthen faith and family life. Along with the Trinita staff and sisters, volunteers are essential to every aspect of the program's implementation. SSLP students arrive early (Tuesday, June 8) before the mandatory Orientation Week for all other new volunteers which begins on Sunday, June 13. The first group of Families arrive on June 20 for a week-long stay.

Kids' Food Basket

For over seventeen years, Kids' Food Basket has been a force for attacking childhood hunger to help young people learn and live well. One in four Michigan children struggles with hunger, robbing them of their energy, health, and dignity. Our promise is to nourish kids bodies and minds, grow sustainable food, learn from hands-on experiences and engage as a diverse community to solve childhood hunger. A lack of consistent, nutritious food limits cognitive development, leaving kids unable to concentrate in school.

Mercy Center

Mercy Center is a comprehensive community center that has been serving women and their families in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, NY for 30 years. We address the needs of the whole person, developing skills for healthy family living and economic advancement and building a community of respect, hospitality and non-violence. Mercy Center provides a range of programs and services to our participants, most of whom are immigrants and almost two-thirds of whom survive on annual household incomes of less than $20,000.

Lazarus House

Lazarus House ( is a spiritually based organization that welcomes all in the name of God. It provides a continuum of care encompassing food, shelter, clothing, advocacy, job training, medical care, a listening ear, a welcoming heart, and the recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. We serve to empower our guests to move beyond poverty and crisis and to find the resources they need to promote health and improved well-being.

Annunciation Catholic School

Annunciation Catholic School was founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1890 with the commitment of serving the poor and immigrants living in the surrounding Cole and Five Points Neighborhood. As the neighborhood began to change, Annunciation saw the demographics of the surrounding neighborhood change along with it. Latino and Sudanese families started replacing the Irish and German families. They soon made up the majority population of the students enrolled at Annunciation Catholic School.

Grace Farms Foundation, Inc.

Grace Farms Foundation, Inc. established in 2009, is a private operating foundation with 501c3 status in New Canaan, Connecticut. The Foundation owns and operate Grace Farms, 80 acres of open space, with the architecturally significant River building, which houses the Foundation's five initiatives: nature, art, justice, community and faith. Students will interact with all five initatives throughout their internship.

About the Justice Initiative at Grace Farms Foudnation:

Most Blessed Trinity Parish

We are a Catholic parish whose mission is to serve God's people with a preferential option for the poor. Our parish community social services include a food pantry, soup kitchen, domestic violence shelter, immigration center, as well as areas in advocacy, homelessness and environmental concerns. Two SSLP students will live on site and help serve in the many ministries offered, primarily teaching ESL and citizenship classes and working in the food pantry.

San Miguel School Chicago

The mission of San Miguel School is to transform the lives of our students, their families and communities through education, by touching hearts and inspiring minds. San Miguel School serves students who are academically at-risk and whose families are economically disadvantaged.

Catholic Charities of Dallas: Immigration and Legal Services

Motivated by the teachings and love of Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities of Dallas serves, advocates for, and empowers people in need regardless of race, religion, age, gender or national origin and calls the community to action. The Immigration and Legal Services (ILS) of Catholic Charities of Dallas was established in 1975 in response to the growing number of immigrants moving to the North Texas area. Program caseworkers are committed to help individuals understand the immigration law and to know their rights under the law.

Sarasota County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading through a 2Gen Lens

In 2012, Alta Vista Elementary School launched Eagle Academy, a free summer program for children entering Kindergarten. Over the years this program grew, evolving into a model program with incredible outcomes for both children and their parents. Today, four of Sarasota’s highest poverty elementary schools (based on free/reduced numbers), offer a free 6 week summer program to children with a weekly Parent University. New students have the opportunity to become acclimated to their school while existing students continue to hone skills that they need to be effective learners.

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