Author Archive | Ava Steaffens


CCDA and Education Equity

I am the product of a private, 12 year Catholic education generously made possible by my aunt who was a former elementary school teacher in Cuba. When I started school, I spoke only Spanish and found no sympathy or consolation from my teachers in this English-only setting. This was par for the course on the […]

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Emerging Leader Award

Do you know somebody making a difference in lives and communities affected by poverty? Somebody who, motivated by Christ, is responding to the needs of a community and confronting the systems that perpetuate the underlying problems? Wheat Ridge Ministries is looking for these inspired Christian leaders to apply for the Emerging Leader Award. The award will […]

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