Spotlight: ELCA Outreach Center

“Where I was raised, a high school education is not free. Girls are often steered by their parents to take on a homemaker role, and not to get an education, because of the cost.”   These sentiments were shared by the eight women, most originally from Mexico, who are currently enrolled in GED classes at the…

Spotlight: Sherman Park Gathering Place

Caring for our elders and for one another… When Betty places a lunch plate down in front of Dee, she tells her friend which kind of food is located on her plate at the 12:00, 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00 position. Dee lost her sight some years ago, but with her upbeat attitude, she joins her friends weekly at the…