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Superstar Volunteer Coordinator Joins Catholic Charities

Superstar Volunteer Coordinator Joins Catholic Charities

By Diana Pascual Jason Sullivan-Halpern is not a new face to Catholic Charities of the East Bay. After completing his one-year AmeriCorps fellowship with us, which included over 1,700 hours of service, Jason has joined us as our full-time volunteer coordinator. ...
Does poverty impact the brain? Results of this study are shocking.

Does poverty impact the brain? Results of this study are shocking.

By Eric L. Steckel Does poverty impact the brain? A recent study indicates that, yes, it does. In a recent article published in JAMA Pediatrics, scientific research supports what we’ve long understood. There is “tangible, detrimental effects of growing up in poverty...
“Love thy neighbor” – My Calling to Be In Service to Others

“Love thy neighbor” – My Calling to Be In Service to Others

By Buyisile Nzima My name is Buyisile Nzima. I’m a 24-year old female born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. I have spent most of my life in service of others. It is something that my mother taught me, not so much through words, but through deeds. She has a...