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St. Francis Inn

We are a Franciscan outreach ministry to the poor and homeless. Our main work is a Soup Kitchen that feeds 350-400 people each day. We also have a thrift store. The SSLP student will be involved with all aspects of St. Francis Inn and the constant changing needs that are presented.

Reconciliation Services

Reconciliation Services provides emergency assistance and therapeutic services to individuals in the Kansas City Metropolitan area who otherwise would "fall through the cracks", to help bring more stability to their lives. Our mission is to cultivate a community seeking reconciliation, to transform Troost from a dividing line into a gathering place, revealing the strength of all. Located in the heart of the city, Reconciliation Services rebuilds community one person at a time by enabling growth, forging connections, and empowering individuals.

Caridad Center

The Caridad Center is dedicated to upgrading the education, health,and living standards of the children and families of migrant workers, laborers, and underserved. The SSLP student can choose whether he or she wants to work with our youth programs, in our health care clinic, or both.

Community Action Partnership of Orange County

The Community Action Partnership of Orange County provides hot meals seven days a week, distributes food bags, provides rental assistance through an eviction prevention program, financial education workshops (virtual/in person), information and referrals to other community based/social services organizations. The student assists clients by serving the meals, distributing the food bags, conducting client intake interviews, assist with case management, performing clerical and administrative tasks.

Crossroads Community Services

Crossroads Community Services exists to nourish our community's low-income families by providing nutritious food and supportive education. Today, Crossroads fulfills its mission through our programs and services. We get nutritious food to the hands of our low-income neighbors through our distribution network and our in-house pantry. We also are changing the way people think of hunger and hunger solutions by providing supportive education to the general public and to the clients we serve.

St. Mary's Health Clinics

St. Mary's Health Clinics provide primary health care to persons who are uninsured, living within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The clinics are a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province. A majority of patients served are Latino/Hispanic and Spanish is their primary language. The clinics are located at seven sites throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and serve an adult population.

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.

Volunteers of America Mather Community Campus

Volunteers of America's mission is to reach and uplift all people and bring them to the knowledge and active service of God. We provide comprehensive housing and employment programs for homeless families and individuals. The student will work with a case manager as they prepare the residents for transitioning to independent housing and permanent employment; this includes interviews, case management, and helping to teach classes for adult education. Work also includes assisting with children's services.

Westmoreland Community Action

Our Mission

Westmoreland Community Action strengthens communities and families to eliminate poverty.

Our Mission is accomplished through the below programs:

Early Childhood Education
Head Start
Early Head Start

Mental Health Programs
Crisis Hotline
Crisis Intervention Unit
Diversion & Stabilization Unit
Permanent Supportive Housing
Shared Housing
MH/MR Housing Assistance Program

Emergency Services
Emergency Food Pantry
Energy Assistance

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan, Inc. (GINM) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that started as Asgard Enterprises in 1972, producing fishing lures for W.E. Brown. Over the years as the agency’s vision grew to reflect the changing community needs, so did programs and operations. Today, there are more than 250 dedicated staff. Programs include retail, food safety and custodial training, job placement and retention services, supportive housing support including one specifically for veterans and support services such as Meals on Wheels and Food Rescue, etc.

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April 2021

Application Deadline | McNeill Leadership Fellows Program
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

May 2021

Labor Café | The Paid Leave Priority
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

June 2021

July 2021

Just Wage Forum 2021 | Series Conclusion (Virtual)
Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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