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Encouraging Faith-Based Initiatives: Action Beyond The Walls

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Presenter: Jim Keddy

Subject: Community Building, Community Resources & Cultural Assets, Social Impact

Presented in: 2010

This session provides participants with a wide range of examples of how religious congregations are involved in community building, including direct service projects with children and the homeless, interfaith dialogue and racial healing, faith-based community organizing, street ministry and violence prevention, support for immigrants and economic development. Participants share with one another their own interests and experiences with faith-based community action and will look at both the opportunities and challenges presented by the faith sector.