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New leader puts aside fear to take action, leading to big change

New leader puts aside fear to take action, leading to big change

Martha Martinez had never taken a public leadership role before. But her story helped MACG win $67 million for affordable housing last fall.

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"I Didn't Know I Was a Leader"

"I Didn't Know I Was a Leader"

Maria Elena, Latino core team member at St. Andrew Catholic Church, learns for the first time she is a leader at MACG.

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Learning to Break Down Barriers with Stories

Learning to Break Down Barriers with Stories

Gary Griffin, Environmental Landscape Management student and professional, and member of PHOENIX Rising Transitions, talks about how he has learned at MACG the power of story to break down silos between people to work towards the common good.

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New Leadership at Church

New Leadership at Church

Diana Ruiz, Hispanic Ministry Coordinator, St. Andrew Church has been amazed at the new leadership coming out of her constituents.

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Health Student Gains Skills to Tackle Root Causes of Chronic Illnesses

Health Student Gains Skills to Tackle Root Causes of Chronic Illnesses

Laurence Freitas, MPH MPP, National College of Natural Medicine Student, talks about the tools he has gained at MACG to help him tackle the upstream determinants of health.

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Survivor House Fosters Powerful Community

Survivor House Fosters Powerful Community

In one of MACG’s domestic violence survivor houses, a resident (who needs to remain unnamed) relapsed in her addiction recovery and needed to go into a treatment program. She was living with her two children in the house and typically, in this situation, the children would have been placed in a foster home while their mom completed treatment.

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Upcoming Events
MACG - Housing Team Multnomah Nov 22, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM — Leaven Community / Salt & Light Lutheran Church - 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland
MACG - Housing Team Clackamas Dec 21, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM — Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222
MACG - Delegate Assembly Feb 15, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — St. Andrew Lutheran, 12405 SW Butner Rd, Beaverton
MACG - Institutional Development and Core Team Workshop Feb 27, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Location TBD
MACG - Spring 2018 Leadership Institute (Part 1) Mar 09, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Washington County Location TBA
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