Southern Illinois University Carbondale Daily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
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Group Promotes Improved Faith Between City, Negro Community
Group Promotes Improved Faith Between City, Negro Community
Item IDEgyptian19680423Group.tif
TitleGroup Promotes Improved Faith Between City, Negro Community
AuthorEgyptian
DescriptionA group of eight women started a program to aid mothers on state relief under the Aid to Dependant Cilldren program.
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
Date1968 April 23
Volume49
Issue130
SectionEducation
Page(s)10
Digital File Format.TIF (Tagged Image Format)
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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CollectionDaily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
TranscriptGroup Promotes Improved Faith Between City, Negro Community

A group of eight women started a program to aid mothers on state relief under the Aid to Dependant Cilldren program. These women plan to baby-sit for the mothers ao they can work and shop.
Other plans decided upon at the meeting Included a meal exchange program, collecting trading stamps for a minibus to provide transportation for the northeast section of Carbondale, and a house painting project.
The meal exchange program is designed to permit Negroes to invite persons into their home for a meal and in turn visit the other's home. This will permit families who would otherwise not get to know one another to meet, according to a group spokesman
The collection of trading stamps will be coordinated through the United Church Women of Carbondale,
The house painting prolect Is scheduled for Saturday at Murphysboro, Two houses are 10 be palmed, one for a needy family and another for a large family who bad to move? because their home burned.
Also discussed were projects involving tuiorlngforthe Job Corps program and a panel to be formulated of persons of varying race ond religious backgrounds to speak to interested groups.
There are reportedly 42 such panels in the U.S. and the local group If Its program is successful would represent the smallest city with such a panel, according lo a group spokesman.
Information can be obtained from Mr. and Mrs. John Riener or Mr, andMrw. James Rosser.
Each person attending a meeting held to promote the Improvement of ''faith between the Carbondale Negroes and the rest of the community, " said ihey knew five more persons who would like to Join the group.
This would increase the organization of "acting liberals" to 475 persons. A total of 95 attended the meeting Saturday at.Southern Hllis.
LanguageEnglish
TypeText
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