Thursday, September 11, 2008

Chicago's Catholic Churches

(click on the map above to see "full-sized" version)

Continuing to look at the Tutor/Mentor Institute's document,"How Faith Communities Can Lead Volunteer Mobilization For Tutor/Mentor Programs"...

We know of at least 325 Catholic Churches spread throughout the city - in impoverished neighborhoods, as well as more affluent areas. Catholics in more affluent areas can be tying "scripture and service, and pointing members to tutor/mentor programs that already exist, or to neighborhoods, where new programs need to be created."

Please take a look at the blog entry for Chicago's Places of Worship for more information on why this is so important, and how faith communities can use the T/MC's strategies to increase the reach, frequency and consistency of tutoring and mentoring programs.

And as always, please visit the T/MC website to get information about programs in all parts of the region. And then head to the T/MC Program Locator, or the Interactive Zip Code Map to find locations of programs that can use your volunteer or donor help.

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