Making Our Neighborhoods Healthy

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Most of us are aware that lack of physical activity and poor nutrition are leading causes of the obesity epidemic that has swept through the United States in the last twenty years, an epidemic that especially affects lower income communities … Continued

Community of Health

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Looking at the growth and development of the Jubilee Consortium during the last two years has been great. It is very gratifying that our understanding of urban churches as an obvious place to promote and support community health has taken … Continued

Long Beach

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By Tom Crowe, St. Luke’s Parishioner and Jubilee Consortium Board Member The City of Long Beach was incorporated in 1888, and remained a sleepy little farming and resort town until after World War II, when thousands of service men and … Continued

Operation Frontline

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With the nation facing increased rates of hunger and obesity, there is considerable need for nutrition education among low-income families. These families are less likely than those with higher incomes to have a healthy diet, to know about the links … Continued

Guidance

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By Sally Lew, Jubilee Consortium Board Member I have devoted most of my adult life to working with young people – as an educator, a mentor, a coach, a big sister, an auntie, and a godparent as well as a … Continued

Heart of the City

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By Joanne Leslie (Board member) The Heart of Jesus in the Heart of the City. This is the vision of St. John’s ProCathedral in downtown Los Angeles. In November 2007, St. John’s added a new ministry whose goal is to … Continued

Sabbatical

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What does a sabbatical have in common with the Jubilee Consortium? At first, they might seem to be opposites – a sabbatical is a time of rest and study, the Jubilee Consortium is a hub of activity. But first appearances … Continued

Marlene

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Marlene is eight years old with an infectious smile. She has been faithfully attending the Jubilee Consortium aerobics classes at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Hollywood for the last year and a half. When asked questions about why she comes … Continued

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