settlement house


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Related to settlement house: Jane Addams, Social Gospel
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Noun1.settlement house - a center in an underprivileged area that provides community servicessettlement house - a center in an underprivileged area that provides community services
center, centre - a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
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In stocks, shares in London Stock Exchange Group ended higher after it picked up a near 5% stake in settlement house Euroclear for [euro]278.5m (PS241.9m), as the bourse looks to expand its influence across the continent.
The Salvation Army would prepare Benjamin for, and serve as a transition to, his biggest role yet, as president and CEO of Charles Settlement House Inc., as well as newly named CEO of the Community Place of Greater Rochester Inc., a unique marriage of two nonprofits that remain otherwise independent.
At various points in her life, Wisdom participated in the settlement house and charity organization movement, witnessed the impact of both world wars and the Great Depression, and worked within the framework of expanding state responsibility for social welfare.
Pastorello commits a good deal of space to explaining and describing just who the Progressives were--a diverse group, indeed--muckrakers, social gospelers, social and settlement house workers, club women, labor leaders, and socialists, among others.
It is the first of several events that will be put on by TIGAR YPN throughout the 2014 year to benefit The Settlement House and Joe Dominguez American Legion Post 742.
For example, American bishops were slow to approve settlement house ministries, parish priests accused the sisters of draining money from their parishioners, the sisters were accused of "unpedagogical teaching" (pp.
With every new settlement house approved, the position of moderates in the Palestinian camp becomes more untenable.
What makes the settlement house agency unique is not only its legacy of service but also that Mr.
Starting in Chicago as a cofounder of the nation's first settlement house, Hull House--a community center where people of all classes and ethnicities could gather--Addams became a grassroots organizer and a partner of trade unionists, women, immigrants, and African Americans seeking social justice.
Each OST program is operated by a nonprofit organization and is located in a school, community center, settlement house, religious center, cultural organization, library, or a public housing or Parks facility.
Significantly, the settlement house movement--an important origin in community service-learning historiography--was uniquely instrumental in the shaping of long-term attitudes and policy in U.S.