E

News & Media

2006 News

$8 Million Home Improvement Program Launched in Camden

December 20, 2006

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP)

Rwandan Village Builds Health Clinic

December 13, 2006

Congregations Rebuilding Community in Rwanda

Big Offshore Revenue Sharing Win in Louisiana

December 8, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Contra Costa Teens Win Help with Jobs

December 5, 2006

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

Orange County Police Pledge Change

November 28, 2006

Orange County Congregation Community Organization (OCCCO)

Santa Clara County moves toward covering uninsured adults

November 18, 2006

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA), People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose)

New Bedford creates youth opportunities to reduce violence

November 16, 2006

United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA)

New science-focused school in Oakland

November 15, 2006

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)

Over $1 Million to Reduce Youth Violence in East Palo Alto

November 7, 2006

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA)

Orlando FOCUS organizes for affordable housing

November 6, 2006

Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS)

PICO federations get out the vote for tobacco tax initiatives in California and Missouri

November 6, 2006

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO), PICO California

Kansas City and Denver rally for full funding of SCHIP

November 5, 2006

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO), Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

More school districts adopt Parent-Teacher Home Visit Project

November 2, 2006

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP), Metro Organizations for People (MOP), Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT)

MOP moves ambitious agenda for Denver

November 2, 2006

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

Fight continues for affordable housing in Oakland

November 1, 2006

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)

Families press for clean and safe parks in the City of Coachella

October 31, 2006

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)

California and Missouri fight to save lives

October 31, 2006

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO), PICO California

Gainesville churches organize to reduce utility costs

October 30, 2006

Affliliated Congregations to Improve our Neighborhoods (ACTION Network)

Kansas City CCO Sets the Stage for Community Leadership in Health Care

October 25, 2006

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)

Community Benefits in New Orleans

October 21, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT), San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP)

Denver embraces Parent-Teacher Home Visits

October 6, 2006

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

1,500 new homes planned for the Trem\xc3\xa9 neighborhood

September 25, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

ACT campaigns to bring families home and improve life in New Orleans

September 25, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Using Community Benefits Agreements to rebuild in New Orleans

September 21, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

New Community Association gives residents a voice in neighborhood recovery

September 20, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Jim Wallis speaks out for CA Tobacco Tax, Children's Health

September 7, 2006

L.A. Voice, PICO California

New Jersey set to launch Camden Home Improvement Program

September 6, 2006

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP)

Mayoral retreat, community actions mark Katrina anniversary

August 15, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

$15 million for model parent-engagement program

July 30, 2006

PICO California, Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT)

Bay Area organizes to expand health care for low-income adults

July 26, 2006

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA)

Senator Obama speaks at New Orleans Interfaith Service

July 20, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Mayor Nagin agrees to end dumping at controversial landfill

July 20, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Proposition 86 and Our Community

July 1, 2006

PICO California

Coachella, CA Council Members Agree to Park Changes

June 22, 2006

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)

Kansas City wins Soccer Parks for Immigrant Youth

June 21, 2006

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)

Louisiana will get federal funds to rebuild housing

June 16, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Community Leaders Fight for Better Postal Service in Brooklyn

June 15, 2006

Brooklyn Congregations United (BCU)

Melbourne, FL Restores Park, Neighborhood Safety

June 10, 2006

Congregations for Community Action (CCA)

Major Report: Unraveling the Denver Public Schools Budget

June 7, 2006

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

Berkeley Immigration Forum Yields Results

June 4, 2006

Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA)

Youth Leaders Push American Dream Act for Immigrant Students

June 3, 2006

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

Massachusetts groups win $20.5 million for job training

June 2, 2006

Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN)

Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana Prepares for Hurricanes

June 2, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Orlando Wins New Affordable Housing

May 25, 2006

Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS)

San Jose Organization Encourages Mayoral Candidates to Get Involved in Education

May 22, 2006

People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose)

San Francisco wins $8.5 million for re-entry and youth jobs

May 16, 2006

San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP)

700 plus attend Mayoral Forum in New Orleans

May 7, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Community, youth leaders block Wal-Mart in Hercules, CA

May 3, 2006

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

Southeast Leadership Retreat

May 3, 2006

Affliliated Congregations to Improve our Neighborhoods (ACTION Network), Baldwin County ACT II, Birmingham Faith In Action, Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS), Congregations for Community Action (CCA)

Media campaign presses Congress to act on Katrina relief

May 2, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

Youth Leaders Tackle Violence in San Bernardino, California

May 2, 2006

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)

New Aviation High School to open in Oakland

May 1, 2006

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)

Fighting to keep Allentown clean

April 28, 2006

Congregations United for Neighborhood Action (CUNA)

Vermont clergy push to break deadlock on health care

April 28, 2006

Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA)

Contra Costa Families Gather at Pittsburg Vigil

April 11, 2006

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

Senate Appropriations Committee offers new ray of hope for the Gulf Coast

April 5, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

PICO LIFT statement on levees

April 4, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

San Francisco wins $20 million for affordable housing

April 3, 2006

San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP)

Massachusetts passes bill to reduce gang violence

March 24, 2006

Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN)

Religious leaders press for federal aid to Louisiana

March 17, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT), PICO National Network

New Orleans Days of Declaration

March 11, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)

$1 million for new schools in San Jose

March 3, 2006

People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose)

Pressure limits damage to Medicaid

February 15, 2006

PICO National Network

San Jose supports alternative education for at-risk students

February 15, 2006

People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose)

After a 3 year push homeless shelter finally opens

February 1, 2006

Greater Long Beach Interfaith Community Organization (ICO)

CCISCO holds 8th annual Youth Celebration

February 1, 2006

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

County to up social services funding

February 1, 2006

Affliliated Congregations to Improve our Neighborhoods (ACTION Network)

Pennsylvania City Revamps Police

January 30, 2006

Congregations United for Neighborhood Action (CUNA)

Oakland launches ballot initiative for housing

January 25, 2006

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)

New Orleans citizens lay out their vision

January 22, 2006

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)