Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

“Breaking the Cycle of Poverty” explores why poverty remains such a persistent problem in the United States and how individuals and organizations can help people secure economic independence and a higher quality of life.

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Episodes

Thursday May 16, 2024

Guests Frank and Obed Santiesteban discuss the growing challenges of ministering to people who struggle with substance abuse.

Thursday May 02, 2024

Executive Director Jay Height discusses ministry needs and opportunities surrounding migration, immigration and refugees with guests Frank and Obed Santiesteban.

Thursday Apr 18, 2024

Executive Director Jay Height explains how each of us can help overcome the epidemic of loneliness and isolation plaguing our neighbors.

Thursday Mar 28, 2024

Executive Director Jay Height discusses how Shepherd’s partnership with Purdue University Northwest and the University of Southern California is leading to development of a virtual reality-assisted treatment program for young people dealing with chronic trauma.

Friday Mar 08, 2024

Executive Director Jay Height explains how Shepherd is working with Indianapolis Public Schools to help families secure a good education for their children.

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

Shepherd Executive Director Jay Height discusses how spikes in rent and mortgage rates, along with rapid gentrification of urban neighborhoods, are hurting families as they struggle to pay for housing.

Thursday Feb 08, 2024

Executive Director Jay Height explains how Shepherd and its partners are helping families share positive experiences and build good memories together.

Thursday Jan 25, 2024

Shepherd Executive Director Jay Height discusses the continued challenges that many people in poverty face because of high food prices and increases in housing costs.

Thursday Jan 11, 2024

Shepherd Community Center Assistant Executive Director Andrew Green explores why so many students are missing so much school and how the community can help.

Friday Dec 29, 2023

Assistant Executive Director Andrew Green discusses the challenges that people living in isolation face during the holidays and how Shepherd Community Center is helping them connect with their neighbors.

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