Young Adults Offer Assistance To St. Herman’s House of Hospitality in Cleveland

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“Following in the footsteps of Sts Cyril and Methodios, and demonstrating in concrete action their renewed commitment to hands-on missionary work, the National Senior ACRY (American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Youth) has organized a small weekend mission and service weekend at St. Herman’s House of Hospitality in Cleveland, Ohio”

Click HERE to read the OCN article from August about the Orthodox Youth Service in Cleveland.

In Pittsburgh Neighborhood, Development Starts With Healing

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FOCUS Pittsburgh began a conversation about community trauma about five years ago, according to Director Rev. Paul Abernathy.

“We really began to ask are we healthy enough to sustain opportunity. People get jobs, they lose jobs; they get housing and lose housing,” Abernathy remembers. “It was really an incredible moment because what had happened, people had shared such incredibly raw stories, it essentially de-stigmatized the issue,” he says.

Click HERE to read the Next City article about the Trauma-Informed Community Development Initiative.