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Hope in the Cities
Karen Elliott Greisdorf examines the role of mentoring in youth and job-training in the USA
Mike Brown spent a week at the MRA international conference centre in Caux, Switzerland, to find out whether 'honest conversation' is as useful as is claimed.
What has made Middelburg and its neighbouring city Witbank the fastest growing towns in South Africa?
Cricket White describes how near-disaster pitched her into working with Hope in the Cities.
Robert Corcoran, National Coordinator of the Hope in the Cities (HIC) coalition based in Richmond, Virginia, reports on the third annual Metropolitan Richmond Day, where HIC activists from across the USA gathered:
President Clinton has put race relations high on his political agenda. The following article by Carolyn Barta, reprinted with permission of 'The Dallas Morning News' (16 February), looks at an initiative which already has an impressive track record.
What happens when people with a common cause disagree about the way forward? Trade unions, political parties, churches, lobby groups and charities all face this dilemma from time to time. Some groups delay a decision and become absorbed in internal wrangling; others split. Mary Lean explores the experience of MRA in Britain, which has recently sold the Westminster Theatre.