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2014-15 Resource Directory

2014-2015 Resource Directory


Directory Translations of Senior Services for
Arabic
Chin
Karen
Nepali
Russian

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Vicki Carter

Program prepares veterans to farm

To meet Spokane County’s need for farmers to replace its aging farmers, the Spokane County Conservation District (SCCD) is beginning a project to connect veterans with jobs in farming.

It’s in sync with the district’s responsibilities for forest management, environmental education, soil science, small-acreage farming, production agriculture and water resources programs to promote wise use of natural resources to protect them for the future.

Its newest program, which will launch in November, is Operation New Mission: Veterans on the Farm. 

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Baseri Clinic, Nepal Spokane couple connect with fair trade partners in Nepal following earthquake.
Article Partners International in Spokane mobilizes to send aid to partners in Nepal after earthquake.
Pingala Dhital Nepali-Bhutanese refugees in Spokane are concerned about friends in Nepal.
Mark Kadel, World Relief Mark Kadel of World Relief believes communities gain by resettling refugees and interacting with people from diverse cultures.
Brian Kraut Catholic Diocese embarks on process to call parishes to primary focus of faith:  love.
Teri McKenzie Teri McKenzie organizes peoplein the Inland Northwest to strengthen the food system.
Editorial

Mission is about love, relationships and being human.

Vicki Carter

The Spokane County Conservation District is beginning a project to connect veterans with jobs in farming.

crop walkers 2015

At 2015 CROP Walk, 79 walkers from 14 congregations raise more than $7,300.

Cindy Algeo

Housing consortium adds more than 5,600 affordable rental and home-ownership opportunities.

Marilee Roloff and Rob McCann

Catholic Charities and Volunteers of America collaborate to build neighboring housing for chronically homeless people.

Patty Marsh

Patty Marsh coordinates 50 ministries in 120 Seventh-Day Adventist congregations in region.

Editorial

Fluctuating statistics about prices and wages should not blind people to ongoing inequality that destroys lives..