Government Partnerships With Faith-Based Organizations: Looking Back, Moving Forward

August 21, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted at the Pew Research Forum. The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, established by President Barack Obama, plans to expand partnerships between the government and faith-based and community organizations for the delivery of social services. What lessons can be learned from the preceding eight years of the White House Office of … Read More

The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later

May 31, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

By Esther Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Don’t worry – I’m not going down the partisan route of talking about poverty through a political angle.  I’ll let Senator Cory Booker and Representative Paul Ryan’s words speak for themselves.  Rather, I”ll be considering the 50th Anniversary of the “War on Poverty” and how the Gospel transforms our thinking … Read More

Can Religious Charities Take the Place of the Welfare State?

May 25, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

By Emma Green, originally posted at The Atlantic. Supporters of Trump’s budget are eager to restore the central role of faith-based organizations in serving the poor—but it’s not clear they can be an adequate substitute for government. President Trump’s initial budget proposal would end aid for poor families to pay their heating bills, defund after-school programs at … Read More