Founded in 1970, the Immaculate Heart Community (IHC) seeks to strategically change practices and situations through the arts, education, spirituality and social services. Through its programs, such as La Casa de Maria and its Center for Spiritual Renewal, Corita Art Center,Casa Esperanza and Kenmore Residence, IHC seeks to build a society which fosters access of all persons to truth, dignity, and full human development.