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Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House:  Part of our Legacy, on less...
Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House: Part of our Legacy, on lessiebatesdavis.org

The program that began in a small cottage in the early 1900s and grew under Deaconess Carrie Johnson was named for the woman who raised the funds to expand the facilities and outreach in 1940.
6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Susannah Wesley Community Center:  Ella Holbrook's Legacy, on susan...
Susannah Wesley Community Center: Ella Holbrook's Legacy, on susannahwesley.org

In 1899 the Women's Home Missionary Society reached out to Japanese and Korean immigrant women in Waipahu, Oahu, to hold English and sewing classes. As needs changed, the flexible SWCC emerged as a multi‐purpose agency, evolving still today.
6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Open Door Community House: A Legacy of faith, hope and opportunity,...
Open Door Community House: A Legacy of faith, hope and opportunity, on opendoorcommunityhouse.org

Deaconess Addie Greeley started a children's program with and Miss Lizzie Evans in 1924. This ministry grew with more women addressing wider needs and in 1935 — during the depression! — they raised $10,000 to operate an outreach facility.
6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Bethlehem Community Center: A Legacy of Extending God's ministr...
New Bethlehem Community Center: A Legacy of Extending God's ministry, on facebook.com

The Power of BOLD! Deaconess Mary DeBardeleben rented an abandoned beer saloon to house the first social settlement for Blacks in Augusta in 1912. Click the "Founded" link on the lower right of their Facebook page to read more.
6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cornerstone Family Ministries
Cornerstone Family Ministries

In 1892, when segregation meant schools were closed to many immigrant children, Rosa Valdez established a small school and Eliza Wolff enlisted the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church South to fund a similar program. Cornerstone Family Ministries evolved from their bold outreach.
6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nome Community Center: Legacy of Togetherness, on nomecc.org
Nome Community Center: Legacy of Togetherness, on nomecc.org

In 1906 Mrs. R. H. Young donated to the Women's Home Missionary Society to establish mission to preserve and protect the tradition of reindeer herding.
6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Our Legacy with Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, on wesleyctrs...
Our Legacy with Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, on wesleyctrs-savh.org

Wesley is a United Methodist Missions Institution; according to their 'About Us' page, those they serve benefit from the 'hearts and dedication of the United Methodist Women.'
6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

¿Qué Es la Educación Transformadora?
¿Qué Es la Educación Transformadora?

Me encanta aprender. Nuevos libros, lenguajes y sonidos, experiencias de inmersión, exhibiciones creativas en museos, manuscritos con diferentes temas--me encanta todo.
6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: What Is Transformative Education?
Responsively Yours: What Is Transformative Education?

Sometimes learning new things messes with our framework. Sometimes our thinking shifts gradually and naturally, and sometimes we have a radical shift in perspective. 
6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Empowering Women Through Technology
Empowering Women Through Technology

When I arrived in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, I drove through the old, colonial part of town and was immediately charmed by the old architecture, small streets and street life. 
6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

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