Poverty Publications

A Beautiful Ghetto

by Devin Allen. Documents the 2015 Baltimore uprising in response to the police shooting of Freddie Gray, capturing the life of his...
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A Place at the Table

Published by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, articulates a Catholic re-commitment to overcoming poverty and to respecting the dignity of all...
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All is Grace

By Jim Forest. Drawing on Dorothy Day’s published diaries and letters, chronicles her extraordinary journey, with special stress on the unique spiritual...
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Nickel and Dimed

By Barbara Ehrenreich. A social critic goes “undercover” as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity and the...
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Poverty & FaithJustice

This US Conference of Catholic Bishops publication has six lesson plans for adult faith formation that are organized around questions pertaining to...
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Poverty, by America

By Matthew Desmond. Draws on history, research, and original reporting to show how affluent Americans knowingly and unknowingly keep poor people poor....
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Encourages Christians to put their faith into action in the passionate pursuit of social justice, peace, and environmental stewardship through resources like...
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The Big Picture About Haiti

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops explains the church’s vision for US. assistance programs around the world. Read more.  

The Poverty and Justice Bible

A resource from the Bible Society, highlights more than 2,000 verses that spell out God’s attitude to poverty and justice. Read more.

Think, Act, Anew

By Fr. Larry Schneider. Describes the wide-ranging effects of the enduring issues of underemployment and unemployment, hunger and hardship, provides the United...
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