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    • National Crime Prevention Council
    • 2006
    How To Partner Effectively With Faith-based Organizations
  • GOALS
    • Review the history of faith-based community initiatives
    • Outline the legal guidelines for engaging faith-based organizations
    • Survey helpful resources
  • DEFINITIONS
    • What is the difference between a
    • community-based organization
    • and a faith-based organization?
  • Community-based Organizations
    • Most people refer to community organizations as those whose governing structure involves members of the community.
    • Some even use the zip codes of board members to determine if an organization is community-based.
  • Faith-based Organizations
    • Religious congregations (church, mosque, synagogue, temple, etc.)
    • Organizations, programs, or projects operated or sponsored by religious congregations
    • Nonprofit organizations that clearly show by their mission statements, policies and/or practices that they are religiously motivated or religiously guided institutions
  • Faith-based Organizations continued
    • Organizations that, when asked, designate themselves as faith-based or religious
    • Collaborations of organizations led by a faith-based or religious organization or half of whose members are from one of those groups
  • Overview of Faith-based Community Initiatives
    • Work of faith-based organizations not new
    • Executive orders
    • White House Office for Faith-Based Community Initiatives (FBCI)
    • Cabinet-level Faith-based Centers
    • Purpose: Level the playing field
  • FBCI: National Overview
    • The FBCI’s intent is to level the playing field for community organizations (secular and faith-based) to partner with the federal government.
    • In January 2001, President George W. Bush signed executive orders requiring five agencies to set up offices to respond to this initiative. In December 2002, he added two more agencies.
      • The agencies are Labor, Education, Health and Human Services, Justice, Housing and Urban Development, Agriculture, and the Agency for International Development.
  • FBCI: National Overview
    • The administration asked agencies to achieve progress in the following five areas by July 1, 2005.
      • Barrier removal (state level)
      • Outreach and technical assistance
      • Metrics
      • Pilots and demonstrations
      • Evaluation
  • Looking at the Legal Guidelines
  • LEGAL DOS AND DON’TS QUIZ
  • Legal Dos: What’s Okay? Summary of Legal Analysis
    • Direct financial support from federal agencies to faith-based organizations is permitted for secular activity.
    • Indirect support (vouchers, beneficiary choice) is allowed as long as there is a genuine, independent choice among religious and secular options.
    • Faith-based organizations are permitted to retain their religious identities.
  • Legal Dos: What’s Okay? Summary of Legal Analysis
    • Faith-based organizations are generally exempt from employment discrimination based on religion.
    • Federal funds can pay for staff time as long as that time is not being used for religious instruction, worship, or proselytizing.
    • The services provided must be available to everyone regardless of religion.
  • Legal Dos: What’s Okay? Helpful Hints for FBOs
    • Separate religious and secular (federally funded) activities by space and/or time.
    • Create separate bank accounts for secular activities that have federal or government funding.
    • Anticipate how to handle potential conflicts or issues.
  • Legal Dos and Don’ts: Resources
    • Where to go for more help...
    • White House guidelines
    • The Roundtable for Religion and Social Welfare Policy
    • The Corporation for National and Community Service
    • Program director/state commission
    • Your own legal counsel
  • Contributions of FBOs
    • Social capital
    • Pro-social impacts
    • Role of faith-based organizations in addressing community health and safety problems
    • Continuum of focus for services
      • Members/congregation
      • Community/program services
      • Humanitarian/national/international
  • Assets of FBOs
    • Membership and youth groups
    • Property and meeting space
    • Presence in the community
    • Volunteer mobilization
    • Information dissemination mechanism
    • Community leadership
    • Social justice/public health/safety advocacy
  • Five Resiliencies Based on National Longitudinal Survey
    • Significant Adults
    • Altruism—Service
    • Hope—Faith
    • Skills—Positive alternatives
    • Locus of Control—Voice/ownership
  • Ways FBOs Can Help
    • Meeting space
    • Communication/Education
    • Can be a coalition member
    • Sponsor alcohol-free activities for youth
    • Volunteers
    • Consistent messages from pulpit
    • Parent training
    • Accountability/expectations
  • Examples of FBO Partnerships
    • Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Brocton, Massachusetts
      • Prisoner Reentry
  • Examples of FBO Partnerships
    • Hope Now For Youth, Fresno, California
      • Vocational Placement for Gang-Involved Youth
  • Resources
  • Resources
    • White House
    • www.whitehouse.gov
    • The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy
    • www.religionandsocialpolicy.org
    • The Corporation for National and Community Service
    • www.nationalservice.org
    • National Criminal Justice Reference Service
    • www.ncjrs.gov
  • Resources
    • Faith and Service Technical Education Network
    • www.fastennetwork.org
    • Center for Public Justice www.cpjustice.org/charitablechoice
    • Administration for Children and Families
    • www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ccf
  • Resources
    • List of intermediaries
    • Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches (National Council of Churches)
    • Federal Funds for Organizations that Help Those in Need (White House)
    • Changing Communities through Faith in Action (NCPC)
    • Community Service Block Grants
  • National Crime Prevention Council
    • 1000 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    • Thirteenth Floor
    • Washington, DC 20036
    • 202-466-6272
    • www.ncpc.org
    • www.mcgruff.org
  • Presenter Contact Information