The Field Hospital: The Center at Blessed Sacrament in Los Angeles, 'a space where people feel safe,' offers housing assistance, community and coffee to those in the area who are homeless or in need.
When refugees arrive in the United States, they have six months to become economically self-sufficient. It's a daunting task that inspired Rachel Taber and Doug Hewitt to become the employers they wanted to see in the world.
"We take advantage of what's going on in the news today, so that means every semester is a little different," said Tom Cendejas, who has been teaching Catholic social justice classes for about 35 years.
In "an intense three days," the pilot San Francisco Bay Area GSBI Boost program offered mentoring to social entrepreneurs "who are positively impacting the lives of those in need."