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MISSION The mission of CCDA is to inspire, train and connect Christians who seek to bear witness to the Kingdom of God by reclaiming and restoring under-resourced communities. VISION Wholistically restored communities with Christians fully engaged in the process of transformation. PURPOSE • To strengthen existing Christian community development organizations. • To encourage new Christian community development efforts. • To promote Christian community development through regional training. • To educate and mobilize the body of Christ at large to become involved in Christian community development in their area. • To sustain, enable and inspire those individuals doing Christian community development. EIGHT KEY COMPONENTS OF CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 1. CHURCH-BASED 2. RECONCILIATION 3. LISTENING TO THE COMMUNITY 4. WHOLISTIC APPROACH 5. EMPOWERMENT 6. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT 7. REDISTRIBUTION 8. PRESENCE IN THE COMMUNITY(RELOCATION)

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WORLD VISION US PROGRAMS MISSION STATEMENT: We are committed to transforming communities, promoting justice and relieving suffering in the U.S. where poverty is prevalent by empowering childrena and youth, increasing the capacity of individuals, families, churches and other organizations and unleashing the assets of our partners. THE WELL BEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH: In the United States and around the globe, World Vision is committed to seeing that the well being of children and youth is secure. We believe that the well being of children and youth happens when communities are thriving and can ensure the following:: • Children and youth enjoy good health • Children and youth are educated for life • Children and youth are cared for, protected, and they participate in family and community life • Children and youth love God and their neighbors as themselves COMMUNITY YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: In the US, the World Vision’s approach to work in communities is called Community Youth Development. (CYD). As we work toward healthier communities, we commit to engaging caring adults,local organizations, and institutions with young people as valued partners working towards well-being. While investing in community life, we believe young people grow in their identity, leadership, voice, faith and connectedness to the world around them.

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WELCOME YOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP INTENSIVE brought to you by CCDA and World Vision. This week you will be challenged to be a transformational leader in your world, your city, your community, your school, and your family. Embrace the challenge! Now here are a few tips written last year by Phil Jackson, our Bible Study leader this year. They will help you get the most out of the Student Intensive. 1. NO HATIN’ Just elevate! 2. OPEN YOUR MOUTH You have our permission to express yourself. 3. BE ON TIME Step up to the leader you are and can be by being early to everything. 4. STRETCH YOURSELF When you meet mo’ people it will be mo’ better 5. SET THE STANDARD HIGH Fo’ real, fo’ real Represent Christ to the fullest! Let’s keep setting the standard high for now and the future. This Intensive is for you! Take advantage of it, push each other, challenge thinking, inspire one another, and hear the Spirit of the Lord leading you to live for him and serve him for this generation. Let this week be a transformational moment in your life. Grace and Peace

LINA THOMPSON National Programs Director, U.S. Programs, World Vision

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HIGHLIGHTS & ACTIVITIES EXPAND Connect with other Student Leaders who have similar passions. EXPAND your horizons, your relationships, your knowledge, and your experiences. CATCH Grab words of wisdom and gems of truth for your future at CATCH. You will hear these amazing leaders during the evening sessions: Alexia Salvatierra, Matthew Watts, Jim Wallis, Shane Claiborne, and Gabriel Salguero EXCHANGE Take advantage of an opportunity to sit casually and EXCHANGE ideas with “elders” and emerging leaders. CHALLENGE How can you change your community? CCDA’s 8 Key Components answer this question. Sense the CHALLENGE in your heart! Understand the CHALLENGE in your mind! TRANSFER Experience “Generational TRANSFER2Way” at our Town Hall Discussions each evening as you interact with “elders” and emerging leaders who have blazed the trail. PARTNER Participate in one of six workshops as you PARTNER with the general conference attendees. EXPLORE Check out Cincinnati as you “hit the street” and EXPLORE the neighborhoods and communities, putting what you are learning into practice. DOWNLOAD Hang out, exchange ideas, talk about the day and build new lifelong friendships as you DOWNLOAD the day’s experiences at the end of every evening. CRASH Hit the ground running as we start the Intensive by CRASHing into each other at this fast-paced, once-in-a-life-time event.

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SCHEDULE 2009 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 RD 3 to 4:30pm REGISTRATION 4:30pm CRASH with dinner 7:00pm CATCH (Gabriel Salguero, Jim Wallis) 9:30pm TRANSFER – John Liotti, Lina Thompson 10:30 pm DOWNLOAD – Group Processing and Fun FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23TH Morning Time Breakfast & check in time with youth leaders 9:00am CHALLENGE (Worship, Bible Study, and Practical Training) 12:00pm EXPLORE & EXPAND (Includes lunch) 4:00pm EXCHANGE 5:00pm DINNER 7:00pm CATCH (Alexia Salvatierra) 9:30pm TRANSFER – Noel Castellanos, Alexia Salvatierra 10:30pm DOWNLOAD SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH Morning Time Breakfast & check in time with youth leaders 9:00am CHALLENGE (Worship, Bible Study, and Practical Training) 12:00pm EXPLORE (Includes lunch) 3:00pm PARTNER 5:00pm DINNER 7:00pm CATCH (Matthew Watts, Shane Claiborne) 9:30pm TRANSFER – Dr. John Perkins, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner 10:30pm DOWNLOAD SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25TH 9:00am WORSHIP with the Main Conference

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RESTAURANTS LIST KEY: Under $8 – $ $8 t0 $25 – $$ More than $25 – $$$ (33) AKASH INDIAN RESTAURANT-$$ 24 E 6th Street 513.723.1300 Indian (34) ARBY’S-$ 6th & Vine 513.684.9210 American/Fast Food Mon-Thurs 5:30am8pm Fri-Sat 6am-10pm Sun 6:30am-8pm (52) ARNOLD’S BAR & GRILL-$$ 210 E 8th Street 513.421.6234 Italian/Traditional American Mon-Wed 11am-10pm Thurs-Fri 11am-11pm Sat 5pm-11pm (9) BISTRO ON ELM-$$ Millennium: 150 W 5th Street 513.352.2189 Steak & Seafood 6:30am-10pm daily

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(28) BLACKFINN RESTAURANT & SALOON-$$ 19 E 7th Street 513.721.3466 Bar & Grill Mon-Sat 11am-2am Sun 11am-midnight (25) BOI NA BRAZA-$$$ 441 Vine Street 513.421.7111 Brazilian Steakhouse Mon-Sat 5pm-10pm Sun 5pm-8:45pm (30) BOOTSY’S-$$$ 631 Walnut Street 513.241.0707 Tapas, Sushi Mon-Thurs 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm (45) BRUEGGER’S BAGELS-$ 6 E 4th Street 513.421.2320 Bagel café Mon-Fri 6am-4pm Sat-Sun 7am-3pm (38) CADILLAC RANCH-$$ 6th & Walnut 513.621.6200 Bar & Grill Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri-Sat 11am-2:30am Sun 11:30am-10pm

(12) CAFE MARTIN-$$ Garfield Suites: 2 Garfield Place 513.421.3355 American Bistro Mon-Fri 6:30am-2pm, 5pm-10pm Sat-Sun 8am-11am2pm, 5pm-10pm (4) CAFFE BARISTA & DELI-$$ 231 W 4th Street 513.333.0123 Deli Open early morning7pm (1) CAMPANELLO’S-$$ 414 Central Avenue 513.721.9833 Homemade Italian Weekdays 11:30am2:30pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm Sat 5:30pm-10:30pm Sun 5:30pm-8:30pm (10) CHAMPS-$$ Hyatt: 151 W 5th Street 513.579.1234 Steak, Seafood & Pasta 11:30am-1:30am daily

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(35) CHIPOTLE-$ Fountain Square Plaza 513.579.9900 Mexican/Fast Food Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm Sat 11am-5pm (53) COLD TURKEY-$ 130 E 6th Street 513.651.0011 Sandwiches Mon-Sat 11am-4pm (50) DONATOS PIZZERIA-$$ 721 Main Street 513.665.4600 Pizza Sun-Thurs 11am-11pm Fri-Sat 11am-midnight (10) FINDLAY’S-$$ Hyatt: 151 W 5th Street 513.579.1234 American/Breakfast Mon-Sat 6:30am11:30am Sun 6:30am-noon (49) FIRST WATCH RESTAURANT -$ 700 Walnut Street 513.721.4744 Breakfast 7am-2:30pm daily (40) GRAETER’S-$ Fountain Square Plaza 513.381.4191 Ice Cream Mon-Sat 6:30am-9pm Sun 11am-7pm

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(18) HATHAWAY’S COFFEE-$ Carew Tower: 441 Vine 513.621.1332 Comfort Food Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm Sat 8am-3pm (5) HEAD FIRST SPORTS CAFÉ-$ 218 W 3rd Street 513.721.3767 American 11am-2:30am daily (42) INGREDIENTS-$ Westin: 21 E 5th Street 513.852.2740 Sandwiches/Soups/ Salads 6am-6pm daily (6) IZZY’S-$ 800 Elm Street 513.721.4241 Deli Mon-Fri 8am-8pm Sat 10am-5pm (24) JEAN RO BISTRO-$$$ 413 Vine Street 513.621.1465 French Mon-Thurs 11:30am10pm Fri-Sat 11:30am10:30pm Sun 5:30pm-9:30pm

(48) JEFF RUBY’S-$$$ 700 Walnut Street 513.784.1200 Steakhouse Mon-Thurs 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm (29) LODGE BAR-$$ 35 E 7th Street 513.721.9400 Bar Wed-Thurs & Sat 7pm2:30am Fri 5pm-2:30am (26) MADONNA’S BAR & GRILL-$$ 11 E 7th Street 513.621.8838 Bar & Grill Mon-Fri 11am-2:30am Sat 7pm-2:30am Sun 5pm-2:30am (54) MARGARITAS-$$ 214 E 6th Street 513.241.1223 Mexican Grill Sun-Thurs 11am-8pm Fri-Sat 11am-10pm (41) MCCORMICK & SCHMICK’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT-$$ 21 E 5th Street 513.721.9339 Seafood Mon-Fri 11am-11pm Sat noon-11pm Sun 4pm-9pm (23) MORTON’S-$$$ 441 Vine Street 513.621.3111 Steakhouse Mon-Sat 5:30pm-11pm Sun 5pm-10pm

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(44) MYTHOS BY THE SQUARE-$ 410 Vine Street 513.281.3601 Greek Grill Tues-Fri 11am-9:30pm Sat 4pm-9:30pm (51) NADA-$$ 600 Walnut Street 513.721.6232 Mexican Mon-Wed 11am-11pm Thurs-Fri 11am-2am Sat 5pm-2am (31) NICHOLSON’S TAVERN-$$ 625 Walnut Street 513.564.9111 Scottish Pub Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm Fri-Sat 11am-midnight Sun 4pm-10pm (17) ORCHIDS GRILLE-$$$ Hilton: 35 W 5th Street 513.421.9100 Contemporary American 5:30pm-10pm nightly (16) PALOMINO RESTAURANT & BAR-$$ 505 Vine Street (2nd Fl) 513.381.1300 Contemporary American/Seafood Mon-Thurs 11:30am10pm Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm Sun 5pm-10pm

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(8) PAPA JOHN’S PIZZA-$$ 132 W 7th Street 513.333.0303 Pizza 11am-11pm daily (47) PAULA’S CAFE-$ 41 E 4th Street 513.381.3354 American

(55) SHANGHAI MAMA’S-$$ 216 E 6th Street 513.241.7777 Asian Bistro Under $10 Mon-Thurs 11am9:30pm Fri 11am-3am Sat 4pm-3am

(2) PLUM STREET CAFE$$ 423 Plum Street 513.651.4341 Bar & Grill 11am-2:30am daily

(14) SKYLINE CHILI-$ 643 Vine Street 513.241.2020 American Mon-Fri 10:30am-8pm Sat 11am-4pm

(39) POTBELLY’S-$ Fountain Square Plaza 513.381.5572 Sandwiches/Fast Food Mon-Fri 7am-7pm Sat 11am-4pm

(56) SKYLINE CHILI-$ 254 E 4th Street 513.241.4848 American Mon-Fri 10:30am-8pm Sat 10:30am-4pm

(21) QUIZNOS-$ 8 W 4th Street 513.333.0099 Subs/Fast Food

(27) SPORTS PAGE RESTAURANT-$ 626 Vine Street 513.721.0067 American Mon-Fri 6:30am2:30pm Sat 7am-2pm

(37) ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY-$$ Fountain Square Plaza 513.621.1588 American Brew Pub Sun-Thurs 11am-11pm Fri-Sat 11am-12:30am (43) ROLY POLY-$ Westin: 21 E 5th Street 513.721.4499 Sandwiches/Fast Food

(22) STARBUCKS-$ 401 Vine Street 513.929.0430 American 5am-10:30pm daily

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(46) SUBWAY-$ 420 Walnut Street 513.381.2212 Subs/Fast Food Mon-Thurs 8am-6pm Fri 8am-5pm Sat 11am-3pm (13) SULLY’S CINCINNATI-$$ 700 Race Street 513.381.4302 Irish-American 11am-2:30am daily (7) SUNG KOREAN BISTRO-$$ 700 Elm Street 513.721.7864 Korean Mon-Thurs 11:30am10:30pm Fri 11:30am-1:30am Sat 5pm-1:30am (20) TAZZA MIA-$ 441 Vine Street 513.381.1388 Café/Deli Mon-Fri 6am-6:30pm (15) THE CRICKET LOUNGE-$$ Cincinnatian: 601 Vine Street 513.381.3000 Neighborhood International 11:30am-11pm daily

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(15) THE PALACE-$$$ Cincinnatian: 601 Vine Street 513.381.3000 American Mon-Thurs 6:30am9pm Fri 6:30am-10pm Sat 8am-10pm (32) TRATTORIA ROMA$$ 609 Walnut Street 513.723.0220 Italian Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm Fri 11am-11pm Sat 4:30pm-11pm Sun 4pm-9pm (19) TOWER PLACE MALL FOOD COURT-$ 4th & Race (lower level) (36) VIA VITE-$$ Fountain Square Plaza 513.721.8483 Italian Mon-Thurs 11am-1am Fri-Sat 11am-2am Sun 11am-10pm

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BIOS Noel Castellanos By the time Noel Castellanos was a senior in High School, he had ‘survived’ a tumultuous family life that included his parents struggling marriage, a sister involved in gangs, and another sister dealing with a teen pregnancy. Through the influence of Noel’s football coach, he and a group of football playing, disco dancing, partying friends, attended a week long Young Life camp where they heard the message of the Gospel in a new and fresh way. Christ became real, Noel’s life priorities began to change, and he and his friends spent the last two years at Milpitas High School learning how to follow Jesus and trying to reach out to other non-religious friends. It is no surprise that Noel went on to work in full-time urban youth ministry in California. He then moved to Chicago with his wife Marianne, Noel Luis and Stefan ( his daughter Anna was added to the family a few years later) to establish a church in the barrio of La Villita. Today, Noel serves as the Chief Executive Officer of CCDA and is committed to assisting Christians restore under-resourced communities through the love of Jesus Christ.

Lina Thompson In high school, I was class president my sophomore, junior and senior year so obviously, I was very involved .....generally liked school and always got good grades. By the time I was a Senior, I could write passes for myself and for my friends to get out of class. I hated science. Blew my senior project and almost set the science building on fire with a Bunson burner. My teachers loved me! I was one of VERY few ethnic minorities....we were very few in number...a few African Americans, Japanese, Filipino kids....we had our own little secret club. Oh yeah, I was also the prom queen my senior year. I HATED formal dances....I thought they were stupid. Then, my senior year, I was nominated to be prom queen. I actually was not planning on going to prom - it didn’t matter to me that I was a nominee. At my school, they always announce the winners at the dance so it can be this big hyped up deal for two weeks....I didn’t care, I still wasn’t going. Then, a few of my friends who were on the election committee (they counted the votes) secretly told me I won....DILEMMA. I felt I should probably go since people voted for me—so I went. AND when they announced me as the winner, I had to fake like I was surprised. The honor was cool, I just never really understood the whole “royal court” thing.

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Shane Claiborne A few highlights from the adolescent years of Shane Claiborne: * Shane was TN state champion in gymnastics (he can still turn a back flip if you really put the pressure on him). * Shane was known to wear khaki shorts and a bowtie to high school (and there was no uniform requirement, he just wanted to wear that). * Shane’s favorite high school bands were Metallica and REM, with a little Beastie Boys sprinkled in. * Shane was what experts call a “late-bloomer” and was one of the smallest kids in his high school. He had to sit on a pillow when he learned to drive, and didn’t break the five foot barrier until college. * Shane was prom king, though he was many inches shorter than the queen. * In high school, Shane went to circus school and learned all sorts of mad circus skills. He matched the world record for the most people in one clown car. * Shane originally thought about joining the circus before he started working for the Church. Then he found there was not a ton of difference.

John Liotti John was born in the urban jungle of New Jersey but raised in the gun-totin’, deer huntin’, backwoods country of Central Florida. Raised on humongus Italian dinners, catfish and boiled peanuts, he was strangely confused about life and purpose. His earliest memories are of a loving but loud Italian family and learning CB radio calls. During high school he was focused on figuring out how to talk to girls, playing rock music and racing motorcycles. When he was 15, John took a short term missions trip to do street ministry in Atlantic City, NJ. Walking the streets exposed him to another side of life and helped develop and define a call that he follows to this day. Shortly after high school John went directly into the ministry. He met his wife Melissa at the age of 19 while working with run-a-ways and teenage prostitutes in Hollywood California. Smitten by this fine young Mexican girl, John proposed to Melissa after knowing her for two weeks. They were married 11 months later (not something he recommends - but, hey, it worked!) Melissa and John have ministered in Los Angeles, lived on the border of Mexico and in Guadalajara and in the Central Valley of California. For the past 10 years, they have lived in East Palo Alto, CA. They have a 14 year old son, Samuel. Life has not always been easy - but it has been good. John, Melissa and Sam are fulfilled and committed to extending God’s kingdom in the community.

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Jim Wallis Rev. Jim Wallis is a bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, preacher, and international commentator on religion and public life, faith and politics. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sojourners, where he is editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine. Jim spent his student years involved in the civil rights and antiwar movements, and during his studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, he and several other students started a small magazine and community with a Christian commitment to social justice which has now grown into a national faith-based organization. Jim lives in inner-city Washington, D.C. with his wife and their two sons.

Phil Jackson Phil Jackson at 17 was trying to navigate life as a bi-racial man living in two worlds. The first was the world of the ‘hood in Kansas City; the other was the world of the private Catholic school in the ‘burbs of Kansas City. This is were he learned the value of maintaining community in both worlds as a means of bringing change to the hood.  He played Varsity football all four years of college and wanted to be a speech pathologist.   Phil met his wife Kim in college. (She fell in love with him after attending the only football game he played in.) That’s when she knew–she’d better marry this dude and help him out.  Yes, I was a leader in the making even then!

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