Faith in Action Central America is the first international project of the PICO Network. In 2002, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez of Honduras reached out to Faith in Action to explore his vision of developing grassroots leadership among ordinary people through the Central American Catholic Church.

Comunidades de Fe Organizadas para la Accion (COFOA) is PICO’s organization in El Salvador where we are building the capacity of ordinary people to become leaders, demonstrate self-reliance and self-sufficiency, and bring their faith values into the public arena to transform their communities into better places to live.

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March 5, 2021

Cincinnatti Megachurch offers a model of Collective Action in divided times

In her research on grassroots organizing, Hahrie Han learned about a standout case in Cincinnati. There, an evangelical megachurch, one of the nation's largest,…

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March 4, 2021

Mass Incarceration

Sentencing Guidelines Commission approves 5-year felony probation cap

Within six months on probation, Brian Fullman had seen the error of his ways. But a nonviolent felony drug conviction in his…

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Voting Rights/Demoracy

ACTIONN hosts voter engagement effort for people of faith

Local faith-based nonprofit Acting in Community Together in Northern Nevada (ACTIONN) is hosting two voter engagement initiatives this month. Vote Common Good’s…

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