Tools for Social Change: Getting Started

* Why Nonprofits and Social Change Work? This excerpt from Social Service & Social Change: A Process Guide, makes the case for why nonprofits are well positioned to do social change work.  It also offers an overview of the process of incorporating social change values and practices into your work, and a useful classification of groups doing social […]

Making Social Change Case Studies: Additional Web Resources

Resources available in PDF format and on the web: Queens Community House     * Visit their website    * Identifying Values: a step by step exercise used during a community building retreat.     * Community Building Orientation: a section from the pages of the staff orientation guide. Somos Mayfair     * Visit their website    * Social Movement Time-Line: presents the […]

Retirement USA

Last week, the Building Movement Project signed on as a supporter of Retirement USA, a national initiative that is working for a new retirement system that, along with Social Security, will provide universal, secure, and adequate income for future retirees. Convened by five organizations – the AFL-CIO, the Economic Policy Institute, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and […]

ROPE Bakers Invited to Inauguration Day

ROPE is a baking employment project of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, a human service organization in Detroit, MI that is sponsored by the Capuchins of the Province of St. Joseph.  Under the guidance of Brother Ray Stadmeyer, OFM Cap., ROPE bakes and sells goods, including bread, turnovers, pies and cookies, throughout the archdiocese of Detroit.  […]

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