Proyecto Pastoral at Dolores Mission is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide training, education and social services within the Pico-Aliso/Boyle Heights district of East Los Angeles. Proyecto Pastoral coordinates five community based programs — all of which are situated in an area containing one of the largest concentration of public housing west of the Mississippi River. They include a homeless project, community organizing, and others.
Centro Altagracia de Fey y Justicia was formed by the New York Province of the Society of Jesus in response to the unmet needs of the Dominican community of the Washington Heights area. Since its founding in 2005, the Centro Altagracia has been able to make incredible strides in establishing itself in the community through its work with the ten parishes of the North Manhattan vicariate, various community organizations, and elected officials.
Instituto Cultural de Liderazgo en el Medio Oeste (Midwest Cultural Institute for Leadership) (ICLM) was founded by Father Tom Florek, SJ, of Chicago, to meet the catechetical needs of Hispanics by preparing men and women to work in lay leadership positions in the Church. The three-year certificate program incorporates Scripture, spirituality, communication skills, and practical leadership skills.
Sagrado Corazón parish in El Paso, Texas, provides computer training and other skill-building courses to immigrants. It is funded by sales from the parish-based café and catering services. In 2006, Sagrado Corazón helped found a community organization to respond to the needs of domestically abused migrants.