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  • Multiple issues are impacted with each program.
  • Programs are designed to fit the culture of the community and to inspire the people’s commitment to a better reality.
  • Claretians are part of the ongoing community leadership 24/7.
  • The St. Jude League Community Development program network targets sustained change, developing leadership from within the community to build positive futures—replacing the cycle of violence with a cycle of growth and a culture of achievement.
  • The network builds safe neighborhoods where people can live with dignity amid urban challenges.


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