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Summary of AIC Training Resources A complete list of AIC training documents available online, organized by theme.
Booklet #52

AIC Twinnings: A special way to “move forward together”

2024

The aim of this training reflection is to explain what a “twinning” between two AIC groups consists in. We wish to encourage groups to set up twinnings so that volunteers can experience this special type of interaction within our international network.

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Booklet #51

Fundraising

2024

This training reflection presents a series of useful tips and tools to help us to search for economic resources that we can use to finance our activities and projects.

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Booklet #50

Our AIC Identity

2023

In this time of multiple crises, as we continue to face many challenges in carrying out our actions, this training reflection offers an opportunity to reflect together on our fundamentals in order to better fulfill our mission, today and in the future.

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Booklet #49

The responsibility of governance within lay associations: An ecclesial service

2023

This training reflection shares several important recommendations on good governance. These are based on the General Decree “The Associations of the Faithful” (June 2021) of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life and an address by Pope Francis at a Symposium on governance in September 2021. The reflection is followed by the Pope’s address.

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Booklet #48

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2023

2023

A summary of the content and decisions taken at our International Assembly 2023 in Rome, Italy.

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Booklet #47

Saint Louise de Marillac’s Pentecost Experience

2023

This training reflection focuses on the spiritual heritage of Saint Louise and the “Light of Pentecost”, the divine enlightenment that inspired her to dedicate her life to serving people living in poverty.

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Booklet #46

Migration, human trafficking and homelessness

2023

Various factors push people to leave their homeland: poverty, natural disasters, conflicts, persecution… When people who are migrants do not have the necessary resources, they can become victims of human trafficking or be left homeless. It is because these issues are related that we wanted to address the three phenomena of migration, human trafficking and homelessness in one training reflection.

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Booklet #45

Postpandemic

2022

This training reflection deals with different forms of poverty generated by the Covid-19 crisis.

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Booklet #44

Sustainable Development

2022

This training reflection deals with climate change, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and what each of us can do in our daily lives to protect our common home. It is preceded by a presentation of the methodology used to prepare the AIC International Assembly 2023.

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Booklet #43

Personal Development

2022

These training reflections on personal development help develop self-knowledge and self-esteem, assertive communication, resilience, as well as emotional and spiritual intelligence.

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Booklet #42

Summary of AIC International’s Training Resources

2021

This training reflection is a summary of all AIC training documents available online, organized by theme.

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Booklet #41

Saint Vincent de Paul: Spirituality and commitment

2021

This training reflection describes the aspects of Christian spirituality which inspired Saint Vincent. It also shows the pillars of the Vincentian charism that are at the core of AIC activities.

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Booklet #40

Intra-family violence during the pandemic

2021

Intra-family violence has increased dramatically since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This training reflection explores the causes of this violence and some ways to address it: how to prevent and reduce violence and how to protect victims.

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Booklet #39

St Joseph

2021

Based on Pope Francis’s Apostolic Letter “PATRIS CORDE”, which marked the 150th anniversary of the declaration of St. Joseph as patron of the Universal Church, this reflection explores seven concrete aspects of St. Joseph’s fatherhood as a model to follow.

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Booklet #38

Systemic Change

2021

“Systemic change” goes beyond alleviating immediate needs. It involves working with disadvantaged people to help them identify and change the structures that keep them in poverty. This series of reflection looks at best practices for systemic change projects as well as how to integrate elements of systemic change into existing projects.

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Booklet #37

Fratelli Tutti

2020

These reflections explore the parts of Pope Francis’s Encyclical Fratelli Tutti that are the most relevant for AIC.

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Booklet #36

Priority Lines of Action 2020-2023

2020

This reflection explains AIC’s new Priority Lines of Action for the period 2020-2023.

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Booklet #35

COVID-19

2020

These reflections look at ways AIC volunteers can face the COVID-19 crisis.

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Booklet #34

The Sentinel Role of AIC

2020

An explanation of how AIC advocates to end poverty at a global level through the work of AIC representatives within international organisations in civil society and in the Church.

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Booklet #33

Fighting Violence against Women

2020

AIC studies the issue of violence against women in all its forms and what can be done about it.

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Booklet #32

Leadership

2019

This three-part reflection looks at what it means to be a leader within AIC – the mission and the commitment, as well as some best practices for successful leadership.

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Booklet #31

Recruitment of New Volunteers

2019

AIC addresses the challenge of opening ourselves up to change and recruiting and supporting new volunteers who can continue our mission in the future.

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Booklet #30

Protection of Minors

2019

Following a request from the Vatican, AIC supports the Pope’s efforts to protect minors, both within and outside the Church.

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Booklet #29

Human Trafficking

2018-2019

AIC addresses human trafficking and migrant smuggling, two topical forms of poverty in the modern world.

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To learn more about this issue, see this UNODC report on visit the UNODC website.

Booklet #28

Priority Lines of Action

2018

An explanation of AIC’s Priority Lines of Action, past and present.

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Booklet #27

Sustainable Development

2018

In light of the Pope’s encylical Laudato Si and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, AIC confronts the challenge of sustainable development.

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Booklet #26

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2017

2017

A summary of the content and decisions taken at our International Assembly 2017 in France.

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Booklet #25

AIC Charter

2015-2016

10 training reflections from the AIC Charter to work on as a team.

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Booklet #24

Being a ‘Facilitator’

2015

A practical guide for implementing the “Facilitator” method, based on developing the strengths of each person.

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Booklet #23

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2015

2015

A summary of the content and decisions taken at our International Assembly 2015 held in Guatemala.

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Booklet #22

AIC: Our Association

2013

A simple document explaining the identity and work of AIC.

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Booklet #21

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2013

A summary of the content and decisions taken at our International Assembly 2013 held in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Booklet #20

Education, a pathway to Systemic Change

2012

A booklet explaining the importance of education to bring about real change in the lives of people living in situations of poverty.

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Booklet #19

Communication and Visibility

2012

A practical guide with tools to help make AIC better known locally, nationally and internationally.

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Booklet #18

Fundraising

2011

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Booklet #17

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2011

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Booklet #16

Implementation of Priority Lines of Action 2009-2011

2010

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Booklets #14 &15

Visibility

2009

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Booklet #13

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2009

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Booklet #12

Acting with the Systemic Approach

2008

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Booklet #11

Systemic Change

2008

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Booklet #10

Cooperatives, Micro-credits, Mutual Health Programmes

2007

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Booklet #9

Proceedings of the International Assembly 2007

 

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Booklet #8

Women and Poverty

2006

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Booklet #7

Political Action

2006

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Booklet #6

Women and Poverty

2005

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Booklet #5

With the poor, on the road to peace

2005

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Booklet #4

Implementation of Priority Lines of Action

2004

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Booklet #3

AIC’s Identity and Sense of Belonging

2004

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Booklet #2

Twinnings

2003

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Booklet #1

Empowerment
2003

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