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Children’s Aid Society

Mission Statement

The mission of Children's Aid Society is 'Nurturing the Child by Strengthening the Family.'

Church Women United, Inc.

Mission Statement

Church Women United is a racially, culturally, theologically inclusive Christian women’s movement, celebrating unity in diversity and working for a world of peace and justice. Founded in 1941 (CWU) is:

  • A movement representing Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox and other Christian women,
  • biblically based, shared Christian faith;
  • Organized into more than 1,200 local and state units working for peace and justice in the United States and Puerto Rico;
  • Supported by constituents in state and local units and denominational women’s organizations;

Impassioned by the Holy Spirit to act on behalf of women and children throughout the world; and recognized as a non-governmental organization by the United Nations.

Church World Service

Mission Statement

Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. Together we reach out to neighbors in need --not with a hand out, but a hand up. Around the world, Church World Service supports sustainable grassroots development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance, and we educate and advocate on hunger-related issues. In the U.S., we help communities respond to disasters, resettle refugees, promote fair national and international policies, and provide educational resources. We invite you to join our network of local and global caring by participating in CROP Hunger Walks, the Blankets+ program, and the CWS Kits program. Responding to emergencies in the U.S. and around the world; Nurturing development at the grassroots with seeds, tools and homegrown strategies; Assisting refugees to return home when possible, and to find other options when it’s not ; Speaking out in partnership on issues that make a difference in the lives of hungry people; Food security so parents can feed their families; Water for all so families have water for drinking, household needs and farming.

College and Community Fellowship

Mission Statement

The mission of the College and Community Fellowship (CCF) is to eliminate the individual and social barriers to education and civic participation of women with criminal convictions and their families.

Through our activities and programs, CCF addresses the educational, economic, and civic participation needs of women with criminal convictions in the New York metropolitan area, working in concert with other organizations to enhance their successful re-entry.

Columbia University

Mission Statement

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the University to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Departments: Knight First Amendment Institute at CU, Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equality, Arts & Science, The Justice Lab, Columbia Business School, IEOR, Data Science Institute, Earth Institute, Columbia World Projects, CU office of Research Compliance and Training, Columbia Engineering office of Alumni & Development, Columbia Engineering office of the Dean.

Commonweal Magazine Foundation

Mission Statement

Commonweal Magazine is an independent journal of opinion edited and managed by lay Catholics. Twenty-two issues a year; usually 32 pages on politics, e.g., the tobacco wars, welfare reform, budget-balancing, Israel & Palestine, China & Tibet, crises in Rwanda, Ecuador, Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Hong Kong;  ethics-talk: gay marriage, death penalty, euthanasia, abortion. Plus a miscellany: women’s ordination, science & religion, the high cost of college, Social Security, who exactly was/is Jesus?

Commonweal publishes editorials, columns, essays, poetry, reviews of books, movies, plays, the media, a selection of apposite and/or funny cartoons, & lots of letters to the editors. From its founding in 1924, the journal has held that America has much to learn from Catholicism, and vice versa.  Circulation about 20,000; readership around 60,000.

Community Development Venture Capital Alliance

Mission Statement

The Community Development Venture Capital Alliance (CDVCA) is the network for the field of community development venture capital (CDVC) investing. CDVC funds provide equity capital to businesses in underinvested markets, seeking market-rate financial returns, as well as the creation of good jobs, wealth, and entrepreneurial capacity.

CDVCA is working on many fronts to build and strengthen the CDVC field. It promotes the field by combining advocacy, education, communications, and best-practice dissemination through conferences and workshops. CDVCA makes its expertise available to CDVC funds by providing consulting services and technical assistance.

CDVCA also manages its own investment vehicle, the Central Fund. The Fund specializes in identifying areas with untapped market potential, investing in rapidly growing businesses across diverse industries.

Cooke Center for Learning and Development

Mission Statement

The Cooke Center envisions a world where all children and adolescents with special needs are recognized as valued members of their communities and provided with the inclusive education necessary to assume the roles of their choosing.

The Cooke Center collaborates with parents and professionals to provide inclusive educational programs for students with special needs, from early childhood to young adulthood. We also share our knowledge and skills with those committed to enhancing and supporting inclusive learning environments.

Corbin Hill Food Project

Mission Statement

Corbin Hill Food Project is a nonprofit food distributor with the mission to supply fresh food where it is needed most.

The mission of Corbin Hill Food Project is to supply fresh vegetables and fruit where they are needed most: “Llevar alimentos frescos a las áreas más necesitadas.”

We work with farmers from upstate New York and community groups in New York City to deliver fresh, local produce to Harlem, Washington Heights and the Bronx — and increasingly, other New York City boroughs.

Cordoba Initiative

Mission Statement

A beacon of transformative spirituality for the American Muslim community in NY and beyond. Grounded in the authentic essence of faith through worship of the One God, the purpose of the Cordoba House is to establish a compassionate forward thinking, moderate, pluralistic and inclusive Muslim community that applies a holistic approach to education, social services and activities, interfaith relations and cultural events.

Council of Churches of the City of New York

Mission Statement

A key effort of the Council is in the raising of critical issues in the public square with and on behalf of its churches and members. The Council coordinates meetings with city and state officials on such subjects as homelessness, low-cost housing, poverty, welfare programs and policing in the community. It also provides round tables engaging with corporate, non-profit and political leaders around a public vision for the city which also develops an infrastructure for preparing public policy position papers.

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