Vivian Gatica Lopez

Artists and allies

Poverty and the Arts diminishes class lines and offers community.   Kateri Pomeroy, 63, has lived on the streets over two years. Arthritis limits her mobilit...

Welcome home

A big challenge veterans face is reintegration into society and although government help is available, some need an extra push to be able to move forward wi...

The University Project

While in Ecuador, Amy Morrison, Kevin Wilkinson, and Gianna Persico, missionaries from Downey First Christian Church, met Ismael, a young man who could not affo...

Toward a healthy Angola

After 27 years of war, Angola was broken in every sense of the word. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) records indicate that approximately 40 percent of the ...

Life sewn together

It started with a vibrant pocket on a simple shirt. A pocket with a purpose. “We worked into the hours of the early morning to create a single pocket,” Pover...