Catholic Charities of Idaho Welcomes New Executive Director

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Catholic Charities of Idaho (CCI) announced today that Stephanie Dockweiler will assume the role of Executive Director effective Tuesday, September 3, 2013. With over 18 years of management and nursing experience focused on community health, Stephanie brings a wealth of experience, passion and commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty.   Prior to coming to CCI, Stephanie served as the Health Department Director at Malheur County Health Department in Ontario, Oregon. An active member of Holy Apostles Parish in Meridian, Stephanie serves on the Parent Advisory Group, helping create programs which assist special needs children through religious education. Stephanie and her husband, Thomas, enjoy spending quality time with their family. Stephanie’s enthusiasm for faith and community has prepared her to… Read more »

Nampa Plaza Comunitaria Classes Beginning in October

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Catholic Charities of Idaho is pleased to announce the opening of a Plaza Comunitaria in Canyon County, with classes starting October 1, 2013, at the Nampa Family Strengthening Center. Plaza Comunitaria is a program developed by the government of Mexico to provide Mexicans and Latinos living abroad the opportunity to begin, continue or improve their education in Spanish. Studies indicate that these students can learn English faster and more efficiently if they first have a solid education in their own language. Upon completion of a program, students receive a certificate from the Mexican Ministry of Education. Elementary school subjects, middle school courses, literacy programs and other online courses are free. If you are interested in registering as a student or would… Read more »