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Help Others Achieve Self-Sufficiency

Circles® Northwest Florida, a prosperity initiative of Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida, needs 25 volunteers who want to help build prosperity with families trying to reach self-sufficiency. What builds prosperity is education and new relationships across class lines. Circles provides a supportive, structured way for you to build those relationships. As a volunteer, known as […]

Getting Ahead Graduation Class #16

PENSACOLA– Circles® Northwest Florida graduated 8 from the Getting Ahead training on September 24, 2013 at St. Mark United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Pensacola.  This graduation marked the completion of class #16 for the Circles® Northwest Florida initiative and brings the total of graduates to over 200 since this initiative launched in 2008.  Getting Ahead […]

Circles Informational Workshop September 16th Pensacola

The public is invited to attend a 1 hour informational workshop about Circles® Northwest Florida, a prosperity initiative of Catholic Charities and learn how to get involved through volunteering. The workshop will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Catholic Charities Outreach Center, 1815 North Sixth Avenue, Pensacola.  Circles® is […]

How would you assess Escambia County?

Catholic Charities Circles® Northwest Florida initiative will host a community assessment offering an opportunity for citizens and local leaders to interact with poverty experts. The community assessment is an essential component of the Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World course. During the assessment, individuals from the community join with course participants in evaluating […]

Getting Ahead Graduation for Class #15

PENSACOLA– Circles® Northwest Florida graduated 6 from the Getting Ahead training on July 9, 2013 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Ave Maria Hall in Pensacola.  This graduation marked the completion of class #15 for the Circles® Northwest Florida initiative and brings the total of graduates to over 200 since this initiative launched in 2008. […]

Poverty Simulation July 2013 Pensacola

Catholic Charities Circles will answer the question “What is it like to live in poverty?” by hosting a Poverty Simulation. This event educates everyone, from policy makers to local community leaders, about the day to day realities of life with a shortage of money and an abundance of stress. During a simulation, participants role-play the […]

Bridges to Circles Summer 2013 Community Events

Sign up for ONE or ALL of the Bridges to Circles Community Events taking place this Summer!  Contact Haley Richards for more information (850) 429-7296, ext. 2 or email richardsh@cc.ptdiocese.org.

Community Assessment Rescheduled to June 11, 2013

Catholic Charities Bridges to Circles initiative hosts a community assessment offering an opportunity for citizens and local leaders to interact with poverty experts. The community assessment is an essential component of the 15 week Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World course. During the assessment, individuals from the community join with course participants in […]

Bridges Out of Poverty Training May 1, 2013

     Catholic Charities Bridges to Circles will host a Bridges Out of Poverty training to engage people of all classes, races, sectors, and political persuasions in the work of ending poverty and building communities where everyone can live well. The application of Bridges constructs provides an accurate mental model of poverty and class, a […]