Solar panels on the roof of the Stuart Center.

Stuart Center

The Stuart Center, located in Washington, DC, is a ministry of the Society of the Sacred Heart, United States – Canada Province. For almost 40 years, the Stuart Center has engaged in social justice, education, empowerment and partnership, making visible the mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart.

Pictured to the right: Solar panels on the roof of the Stuart Center.

CEDC

CEDC provides affordable communication services (including web development and graphic design) to community and social justice organizations. Committed to the work of education through the empowerment of people, CEDC emphasizes a strong sense of partnership in mission, a sensitivity to the diversity of experience, a willingness to engage in issues at depth, a collaborative style and an attentiveness to communication strategy in the change process.

Contact: cedc@stuartcenter.org

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  • Organizational Identity/Logo
  • Organizational collateral
  • Publication Design
  • Invitation/Event Design
  • Social Media/Print Ads
  • Digital Design
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  • User-friendly websites that you control
  • Campaign or report micro-sites
  • Integrated contact/donor/member/event databases (CRM)
  • Free/Open Source Software

The Conference Center is a place of mission-oriented, affordable hospitality. Meeting the needs of small and medium sized groups, the Stuart Center’s meeting space and conference facility is conveniently located near Brookland Metro, in a quiet location on the periphery of Catholic University.

Contact: conference@stuartcenter.org

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  • Conference Space
  • Public WiFi
  • Solar Powered
  • Break-out Rooms
  • Outdoor Space

EIL

The Office of Educational Initiatives and Leadership provides leadership and organizational management services to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to help them develop a strategic approach to responding to the needs of today’s world, particularly at the service of youth, immigrant populations and cross-cultural exchanges.

Contact: eil@stuartcenter.org

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  • Summit Leadership Academy
  • Global Citizens Program
  • International Volunteer Program
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  • Strategic Planning
  • Board Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Leadership Training
  • Staff Development
  • Team-building

JPIC

The Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation is part of an international network of JPIC offices for the Society of the Sacred Heart. We take a collaborative and pro-active approach in response to the pressing needs of our world. This office serves as the official JPIC office of the Society of the Sacred Heart, United States – Canada Province. As such, we work in more focused ways with our priority areas of: racism, environment, immigration, human trafficking, poverty and non-violence/peace-making.

Contact: jpic@stuartcenter.org

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  • JPIC Updates and Events Calendar
  • JPIC Resources
  • Take Action
  • JPIC Programs
  • Corporate Statements

Ministry

The Office of Ministry is a resource for those Religious of the Sacred Heart who are in transition or who are looking for new ministry possibilities in order to help all live life to the fullest in mission. Our ministries are many. We have 13 clusters of ministries from school administrators, faculty and staff; to chaplaincy and spiritual direction; to hospice, hospital and healthcare; to prison work and psychology; to media, law, consultants, higher education, tutors, and many more.

Contact: ministry@stuartcenter.org

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  • Connection between and among RSCJ
  • Connect RSCJ working in similar ministries
  • Assist RSCJ studying abroad
  • RSCJ and Stuart Center connection
  • Support RSCJ in transition
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Named for Janet Erskine Stuart, RSCJ, the work of the Stuart Center follows her example – building bridges between and among people through education and experience, providing both the best in understanding the issues that confront us both locally and globally, and finding the best ways to respond in the spirit of our mission.

We provide space, both virtually and physically, for groups to create spaces to learn, plan, understand and create a culture of response in light of the mission. From the conference center and digital communication to programs and educational tools, the Stuart Center makes visible the mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart.