Join us this September in Omaha, Nebraska, for the 2015 CCUSA Annual Gathering! The Annual Gathering is the pre-eminent gathering for Catholic Charities professionals, volunteers, and partners to advance our work, strategize about poverty reduction, and celebrate our shared identity. Attendees at the gathering come away with innovative program ideas, templates for future work, and new skills to broaden their community's commitment to fight poverty. Learn more here!
The Keep the Dream Alive Mass and Awards, co-hosted by CCUSA and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, is held annually to recognize leaders who have spent their careers and lives working to keep Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream alive by reducing poverty and promoting justice.
The National Poverty Summit brings together academics, policymakers, and non-profit leaders for a substantive and engaging discussion about ending poverty in the United States. The Summit is a chance to showcase the innovative approaches and passionate commitment that so many individuals and organizations exhibit each and every day to strengthen our nation so that everyone, regardless of their background or socioeconomic status, has the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Previous speakers have included E.J. Dionne, Jr., Melody Barnes, Mark Shriver, John Bridgeland, among others.
The Applied Institute for Disaster Excellence program is designed to equip the Catholic Charities network, diocesan staff, and partner agencies for their roles in disaster preparedness and response. AIDE offers the Catholic Charities network, dioceses, parishes, and partner agencies an unparalleled opportunity to engage colleagues on critical disaster issues and to prepare for disasters. AIDE 2015 will be held November 2-6 in Little Rock, Arkansas - register here, or contact Fani Cruz for more information.
The O’Grady Institute provides a continuum of formation opportunities for diocesan directors of Catholic Charities agencies, including retreats, webinars, and tours. Through advanced study and reflection on scripture, history, spirituality, and theology, diocesan directors may further form their hearts to strengthen them in their ministry.
The Leadership Institute is a week-long interactive training uniquely designed for Catholic Charities leaders and those being groomed for higher levels of responsibility. The Institute provides an opportunity to deepen your commitment to the mission and vision of Catholic Charities, enhance and strengthen your spirituality, leadership, and management skills, and develop a personal plan of action.