The heart of CVEM is our Direct Service to neighbors in times of great need or crisis. Trained volunteers meet with folks on an appointment basis and offer financial assistance for housing and medical expenses, obtaining basic household furnishings and goods, education and job-related expenses, and helping to maintain essential transportation. Direct Service, however, is so much more than financial assistance. We offer time for folks to share their stories; we sometimes ask tough questions and offer input to help problem-solve; and we connect people with other community resources.Read More »
Striving for Justice
Every month, CVEM hosts a Striving for Justice conversation where we discuss timely issues of justice. Our conversations are focused around a particular timely topic. We convene at 6:30-8 p.m. on the 4th Sunday of each month. ALL ARE WELCOME.
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As the year draws to an end, we invite you to t…Read More »
The Thompson-Pound Art Program or TAP is a five-day arts program for children ages six through eleven from diverse cultures and faiths. Through music, drama, dance, art, and stories children discover the value of self and of diversity in community. Adult and teen-age volunteers from area Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and other faith communities co-plan and teach the curriculum. The longest-running interfaith event in the region, TAP will celebrate its 25th year in 2020.Read More »
Infusion is our servant leadership-based program for high school students from diverse backgrounds. Students engage in community by study, reflection, and direct interaction around issues of social justice. The program runs for 9 months during the school year.Read More »