Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity (CPHD)
The Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity (CPHD) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization established in 2000 to coordinate activities that bring people together from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. The type of events CPHD coordinates focus on increasing awareness and providing humanitarian aid. The coalition members are bonded together to serve humanity with love, respect and dignity, facilitating relationships with well over 20 faith and non-faith based organizations.
Our mission is Convert One into Life’s Mission; by advocating awareness and providing domestic relief for thousands of unsheltered, uninsured and unemployed Americans. The CPHD are individuals, organizations and institutions who collectively share resources for humanitarian projects. Together with the sincere activism of volunteers we distribute goods and services throughout urban America.
The 2011 California Campaign. CPHD focuses on California and the following cities such as Downtown LA, Orange County, Long Beach, Fresno and Oakland where homeless populations appears to be the most impoverished and vulnerable groups of our nation. Humanitarian Day, started by ILM Foundation, is a wonderful way for people who have been blessed with wealth and free time to share those blessings with the needy.
Our affiliated group MINDS (Medical Network Devoted to Services) and UPLIFT Charity, UMMA Community Clinic have joined us this year. They bring valuable experience in providing assistance to the communities as well. MINDS is a network of volunteering physicians, nurses and other medical staff that provide free health screening to the needed communities and have participated in several events in the past including a special event last year on Sept 11, in Los Angeles. UPLIFT Charity provides assistance to impoverished families who have faced severe hardship in their life. UMMA Community Clinic, who promote the well-being of the underserved by providing access to high quality healthcare for all, regardless of ability to pay.
Our combined goal this year for The September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance 10th Anniversary Challenge is a collaborated effort between our organizations under one banner. The Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity will be hosting a one-day fair; Humanitarian Day; Our goal is to provide free Health Screening, dental screening, feed the hunger, free blankets and new clothing among other needed assistance and educational material. We will be holding 6 events in different cities in California during the month of August and a final event on Sept 10th which will be will be held at a Church. After the health screening and the feeding we will be holding an interfaith discussion that will focus on education and understanding, and most important on Preserving Human Dignity regardless of ethnic, religious, or socioeconomic background. Our goal is to provide services to 3000-4000 people. Our expected number of volunteers is approximately 600. Our volunteers will all register with the designated event coordinator for that specific day. Then they will be assigned to work in teams at their respected area of specialty or interest. Each team will have a team leader who will also keep track of his volunteers and their performance as well as delegation of assignments.