Posts Tagged ‘Social Innovation’

Catholic groups use ‘social innovation’ to help refugees

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

In the time it takes you to read this article, about a hundred people around the world will be forced to leave their homes because of persecution, war or violence. In fact, more people are displaced now than at any other time in human history — some 65 million, 22 million of whom are classified Read more

Anglican network unfolding the new while attached to the old

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

You may have heard that “Spiral Network” is the new name for the Pioneer Development Unit. The spiral is a picture that captures the idea of new things unfolding yet still attached to the centre and the old.  It’s a network of different groups who are pioneering new ways of doing church or are reaching Read more

Catholic Charities Hawai’i affordable housing program recognised

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Catholic Charities Hawaii has received the national Social Innovation award, from Catholic Charities USA,  for one of its successful affordable housing programs. The Hale Wai Vista Support Housing Services program, launched in collaboration with Prudential Locations, is a 215-unit affordable rental project. “This is a great example of a nonprofit organisation and private sector company partnering to address a Read more