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Clark Park - Holy Redeemer Grade School - Manna Meal

Surrounded by historic homes, schools, busy shops, and local services, Clark Park is 30 acres of landscaped and playscaped green space in the heart of Mexicantown in southwest Detroit. For years, the park has been the cornerstone and town square of the neighborhood. It provides a safe haven for everyone -- a place where kids, families, and seniors unwind, explore, and participate in many different activities, including team sports. It remains the community's anchor, providing four seasons of programming for thousands of young people.

St. Pius V Parish - Casa Juan Diego Youth Center

Student Responsibilities:
Will be responsible to support the after school program coordinator, and will be guided by the coordinator. Some of the responsibilities are to accompany the participants during the summer program, working directly with kids ages 6-12 years, be a role model, support the coordinator to plan the summer program with educational and recreational activities such as reading, math, science, sport and art classes as well as field trips and other activities.

Marjorie Kovler Center

In 1987 a group of concerned people and organizations including Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights and National Immigrant Justice Center, Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Services of the Illinois Department of Human Services, Amnesty International, philanthropist Peter Kovler, psychologists of the Illinois Psychological Association, physicians of John Stroger, Jr. Hospital, and survivors who had experienced torture before fleeing to the United States, established the Marjorie Kovler Center, a program of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights.

Immigration & Refugee Services of Catholic Charities - Diocese of Harrisburg

Immigration & Refugee Services: Harrisburg works with volunteers, refugee families, and community services representatives. Through lenses of "professional voluntes" involvement into the resettlement work, the student is expected to provide an opinion in a blueprint proposal at the end of the program about resettlement aspects that need immediate attention and are worth supporting. Also, the student will be a steering committee member for the International Refugee Day and will focus on community outreach aspects.

Urban Ministries - Open Door Clinic

Urban Ministries of Wake County is a non-profit human service organization that alleviates the effects of poverty in Wake County by meeting people's basic needs for food, shelter, and healthcare. We provide services that promote self-sufficiency and building awareness of the issues of poverty within the larger community by leveraging financial support with volunteers and in-kind contributions. One of the community support services we provide is a free medical clinic, the Open Door Clinic.

Southwest Detroit Vicariate

The Southwest Detroit Vicariate sites works with a variety of ministries in the community. St. Stephen/Mary Mother of the Church is a Catholic parish in Southwest Detroit, serving a Latino population with many young children. 90% of the community is Spanish speaking. The 3 SSLP students help run summer programs, tutor and coach a soccer team for children from this parish. Loaves and Fishes of Southwest Detroit is a food pantry serving several sections of the Southwest Detroit neighborhood where the students also assist.

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC office in Boise assists refugees who are resettled in the Boise area.

Father Fred Foundation

The Father Fred Foundation provides food, clothing and furniture at no cost and emergency cash assistance to help local families and children. Depending on the student's interests, he or she may work in the food pantry filling orders, in the clothing and household goods assisting guests with their shopping, greeting donors, sorting clothes, in intake helping guests needing food, furniture and financial assistance, or as a greeter in the waiting room facilitating our guests' experience at the Foundation.

Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Newark Immigration and Refugee Services

Catholic Charities as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark participates in the Church's social mission by recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of all people and responding with sincere Christian compassion to the corporeal needs of the poor and marginalized. The service of Catholic Charities is inspired by faith in Jesus Christ, Sacred Scripture, and the continuing exposition of Catholic Social teaching.

Nativity Jesuit Academy - Camp Thunderhead

Nativity Jesuit Academy is a K4-8 co-ed Catholic, Jesuit, urban school serving predominately Latino young men and women. We prepare our students, in partnership with their families, for Christian leadership and service in high school, college, and life. Through our year round school year (summer programming includes summer camp for middle school students) Nativity Jesuit strives to form leaders who exhibit the 5 core values of: being religious, being loving, seeking intellectual excellence, committed to justice, and open to growth.

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