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Big News in Battle Against Homelessness

Posted on 03/2/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Ammunition Added by New York City & State

Big news this week in our battle against homelessness as New York State agrees to increase housing subsidies and New York City announces plans to build 90 more shelters.  The...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: New York City shelters, FEPS

EZ Daily Lenten Tips

Posted on 03/1/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

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By Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Catholic Charities Executive Director

 

This Lent, I want to help you during your 40-day journey with a...

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Tags: Lent

New York State Proclamation Praises Catholic Charities

Posted on 02/28/2017 by admin  |  Share

Fr. Eric Cruz Explains Why



The State of New York issued a proclamation last week congratulating Catholic Charities on its Centennial. It’s easy to understand why when you read this sermon Catholic Charities Bronx Regional...

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: Fr. Eric Cruz, St John Chrysostom Church

Refugees Rebuild Lives Thanks to Bank of America Volunteers

Posted on 02/27/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Managing Directors & More Offer Career Counseling

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Bank of America, Volunteerting

New York Times Offers Peek into Catholic Charities Immigration Clinic

Posted on 02/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Faces of Fear and Anxiety


Delfin Polanco, from the Dominican Republic, waiting for an appointment to speak to a lawyer about his immigration case at a Catholic Charities office in New York. Credit Sam Hodgson for...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Immigration Legal Services

Tags: New York Times, Catholic Charities immigration refugee legal clinic

Black & Puerto Rican Legislators Conference

Posted on 02/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And Still We Rise


L-R: Ashley Lahoud, of Astor Services; Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez; Catholic Charities Executive Director, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan; and Nathalie Tejada of Astor Services

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Black History Month, Kennedy Child Study Center, 46th annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators conference

Immigration Hotline Calls Jump 70% since Presidential Election

Posted on 02/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Telethon Answers Questions about Major Shift in Immigration Laws


A Client (R) seeks advice from Catholic Charities immigration attorney Franco Torres on whether her son is protected by DACA can travel outside the U.S.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: NYS New Americans Hotline, Department of Homeland Security

Trailblazer Kristina Fulton Honored at Black History Month Celebration

Posted on 02/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Bronx Museum of Arts Celebrates Top Talent

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Tags: Black History Month

Top Immigration Tips for Non-Citizens

Posted on 02/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Monsignor Sullivan Speaks with NBC Reporter on  Recent ICE Raids
Monsignor Sullivan Speaks with NBC Reporter on  Recent ICE Raids

Combating a Climate of Fear

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: NBC New York, immigration phone bank, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Better Food for Better Lives

Posted on 02/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Feeding the Hungry Now & into the Next Century

Better Food for Better Lives.  It’s not just a slogan; it's a promise. A hungry child, a hungry grandparent, the hungry man you see begging on the street…There is no need more basic...

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Filed under: Centennial, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Better Food for Better Lives, Rusty Staub Foundation, Bronx Food Hub

Mexican Consul General Meets Yonkers Day Laborers

Posted on 02/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Mexican Consul General Diego Gomez Pickering surrounded by immigrants & stormed by media in Yonkers.

Threats to call the police were sparked yesterday, February 13, when news media filiming the Mexican Consul General's an ad hoc  meeting with...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Obreros Unidos de Yonkers, Day Laborers

The Best Answers to Your Questions about the Refugee Ban & Immigration Changes

Posted on 02/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Catholic Charities operates the New York State New Americans Hotline. 

Check out our free “Know Your Rights/ Conozca Sus Derechos” Immigration Week Events to get the best answers to your questions about the refugee ban and immigration...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: immigration week events, Trump executive orders, UNIVISION

Msgr. Sullivan Provides NY State Assembly with Counsel During Combative Times

Posted on 02/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Focus on Righteousness  Vs. Self Righteousness

Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan used his invocation before the New York State Assembly this week to offer counsel during these combative times as together Catholic...

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Filed under: Centennial

Tags: NY State Assembly, advocacy day, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Immigration Attorneys on the Ground and in the Airports

Posted on 02/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Insider’s Update in Anticipation of Appeals Court Ruling on Refugee Ban

 

 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Executive order, refugee ban, El Diario

Challenging Days - Especially for Immigrants & Refugees

Posted on 02/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Will You Help?


Francisco Gonzalez, caught in an airport sting, was reunited with his family by Catholic Charities

These have been challenging days for our nation – especially our immigrants and refugees. But it has also been...

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Filed under: Centennial, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees