Multi-Dimensional Aspects of Poverty Study

Over the past few weeks St. Mary’s Center has been participating in the Multidimensional Aspects of Poverty study sponsored by Oxford University and All Together in Dignity (ATD) Fourth World. The study was conducted usi ...

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A celebration of hope and justice

On Tuesday October 17, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the 17th anniversary of the founding of the Hope and Justice group at St. Mary’s Center. The celebrati ...

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Creating Community

With all that has been happening in the nation, as well as the world these past few weeks, it is so easy to feel completely hopeless. I find myself asking “Am I doing enough?” more and more regularly. Even working the ho ...

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Healthy Living Festival

On Thursday, September 21 St. Mary’s Center took a group of Seniors to the Healthy Living Festival at the Oakland Zoo. The United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County hosts the Healthy Living Festival every year to prov ...

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The East Bay Housing Crisis

This past week I volunteered at the East Bay Housing Organization’s interfaith breakfast. The event was about how faith-based institutions play a part in creating affordable housing solutions in their community. The even ...

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