The De Porres Project at Catholic Urban Programs is an idea in the planning phase. The Project is currently one of 25 semi-finalists in the OSV Catholic Innovation Challenge. Louis Jones, CUP’s Program and Mission Alignment Coordinator presented the idea as one of nearly 600 original applicants to this year’s OSV Challenge. Learn more by watching Louis’ video below and check back for updates.
About the De Porres Project
The De Porres Project is a service learning initiative of Catholic Urban Programs aimed at igniting and empowering the next generation of Catholic social service innovators. In the spirit of the first black saint of the Americas, St. Martin de Porres, the Project incorporates full-time work experience in the social ministry of the Diocese of Belleville, Catholic social doctrine formation, and professional development in social service design, delivery, and management.