A 50/50 Industry

July 4, 2018By DPC EditorGender, Resources By Issue

By: Faith McCormick, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. “There is neither male nor female for we are one in Christ.” -Galatians 3:28 With the Art Director’s club recent call for 50/50 representation of both men and women on boards, juries, and panels I can’t help but see God’s hand at work through common … Read More

Grace for the Homeless

June 28, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Issue, Society

By: Esther Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. I was recently waiting in line for a NYC public bathroom (total rookie mistake for a girl whose lived in NY for 6 years…) – waited for a few minutes, knocked, waited a few minutes, knocked.  Finally, a guy opened the door and said “I’m … Read More

Educating People with Disabilities

June 26, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Issue, Society

By: Josh Gotwalt, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. In 1972, an intrepid reporter named Geraldo Rivera (you really get the mustache when you see a 1972 picture of him), then a reporter for WABC-TV, conducted a series of investigations at Willowbrook State School, an institution for children with intellectual disabilities on Staten … Read More

The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later

May 31, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Issue, 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 Issue, 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