Monthly archives for March, 2007

A Chocolate Sculpture of Jesus unveiled during the Easter season has left a Catholic group infuriated.

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?source=RSS&attr=CBSNewsVideo_2629049&channel=i_video&id=2629049n

Job Market Gains Leave Youth Behind

Read the full report from the Community Service Society: http://us.f552.mail.yahoo.com/ym/us/ShowLetter?box=Inbox&login=1&uid=27287#topstory

Bertram M. Beck Institute to Host Symposium on Poverty

CELEBRATING FAITH IN ACTION The Religious Community’s Response to the Challenge of Poverty: "What Works" Monday,16 April 2007 | 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. RECEPTION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham University School of Law Lincoln Center Campus, 140 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY Morning Speakers The Reverend Dr. J. Bryan Hehir, Kennedy School of…

DREAM FOR AMERICA

I just want to say that ACTS has been a true blessing! Even though I am not doing Youth Ministry within a church right now it has definitely helped me with my ministry in working with undocumented teens. Thank you Latino Leadership Circle for providing these resources. By the way if anyone is interested in…

Effective Leadership Conference in NYC

On March 24, 2007 Jeremy Del Rio will be ministering on "Effective Leadership: How to do Ministry the Right Way."  For more information go to: http://www.jeremydelrio.com/blog/

Daring in Darfur

Read an excellent article about journalist Ann Curry’s work in Darfur.  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/22/arts/television/22curr.html?_r=1&ref=arts&oref=slogin

“Pentecostals” in Trouble

One of Brazil’s top leaders within the Pentecostal movement was arrested in Miami and charged with smuggling cash into the United States.  For full story click onto: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/19/world/americas/19brazil.html?_r=1&ref=world&oref=slogin

Hispanic Church Planting

See this informative guide to Hispanic Church Planting at: http://www.churchplantingvillage.net/atf/cf/%7B087EF6B4-D6E5-4BBF-BED1-7983D360F394%7D/Hispanic_CP_Guide_010817.pdf

Journalism’s New Experiment: “Crowdsourcing”

Read this fascinating article regarding the form of information gathering for journalistic purposes, an "open source" methodology for research.  Click onto:  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/19/business/media/19carr.html?_r=1&ref=business&oref=slogin

Maxed Out

Dear Latino Leadership Circle, In light of Mayra’s wonderful class on Social Justice last week, I wanted to share about a very interesting documentary that has a limited run here in NYC called "Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders Facts". I have not watched the movie yet, but wanted…