"I will not allow my life's light to be determined by the darkness around me."..Sojourner Truth

The sisters are engaged in helping those whose advantages have been diminished.

"Companeros,take heart though your roots be torn,they will grow again in New Ground..."Harriet Tubman


"We use our common resources to empower the poor and minister for justice.(Chapter 1991 Vision Statement)


On November 8th,2001 New Ground celebrated its 10th Anniversary in a celebration that honored its founder Sister Mairead M. Barrett,osu.

New Ground recognizes that the key to solving homelessness is not only to help those families who are homeless but also to prevent it in the future. NEW GROUND'S goal is to decrease recidivism and to empower individuals to function independently.