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Donate Your Suits & Dresses to Help Women Land Jobs

Posted on 04/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Dress for Success

That’s right! The gently used professional attire you no longer wear can help struggling women land jobs.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Affiliated Agency Events

Tags: Volunteering, grace institute

Best Volunteer Opportunities in New York to Help Immigrants and Refugees

Posted on 04/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tailored Just for You

Passionate about immigrant rights?  Then, no matter where you live, we have the best volunteer opportunities in New York to help immigrants and refugees tailored just for you.

Just click the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Volunteering, immigration

"I Want My Kids to Have a Home"

Posted on 04/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Anissa Introduced at the Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan Gala

After a fire burned Anissa and her children out of their inner-city apartment, the difference between their family staying...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic Charities Orange and Sullivan Gala

Celebrating the End of Women’s History Month

Posted on 03/31/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And the Beginning for Esmeralda Hoscoy & Others Like Her in Making History

Shout it out, ladies!  Today is the last day of Women’s History Month and we have a lot to be proud of!  Here at Catholic Charities, our own Esmeralda Hoscoy, Regional...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Women’s History Month

Get Your Immigration Questions Answered on Univision TV

Posted on 03/30/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Attorney Franco Torres Premiers Tonight for This Weekly Segment


Catholic Charities own Immigration Attorney Franco Torres

Catch Catholic Charities own Immigration Attorney Franco Torres to ask your pressing...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Attorney Franco Torres, UNIVISION

SOMOS “We Are!”; I Am: My Witness to This Key Hispanic Conference

Posted on 03/29/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Fanny Gomez

Catholic Charities Marketing & Communications Assistant


Somos Chairman Marcos Crespo gives Catholic Charities Centennial Award to  Msgr. Sullivan surrounded by staff including Fanny...

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: SOMOS

Art Exhibit by the Blind

Posted on 03/28/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check It Out

You read that right. Our affiliate, Lavelle School for the Blind, is hosting its second annual art exhibition created by the school’s students and aptly named “Vision of Art 2.”

Much of the art involves textures and sculptures....

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Adaptive Services for People with Hearing & Visual Impairments

Tags: Lavelle School for the Blind, Catholic Charities Affiliate

Advice for Irish Emigrants Worried about ICE Raids

Posted on 03/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In its latest newsletter, Aisling Arts Community Center, a Catholic Charities affiliate, provides advice for Irish immigrants worried about ICE raids:

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Irish emigrants, ICE Raids

NYC Homelessness – Worst Crisis Since the Great Depression

Posted on 03/23/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities teams with Bowery Residents Committee to combat homelessness

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Coalition for Housing, Bowery Resident’s Committee

Immigrants: Be On Notice

Posted on 03/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant & Refugee Services

C. Mario Russell uses his expertise as Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant & Refugee Services to also serve as a regular contributor on immigration issues for “El Diario” newspaper and our “Charity in Action” blog.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: El Diario, Executive Orders, C. Mario Russell

Technology Stops Puppies from Biting

Posted on 03/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Students Discover Solution

Cute little puppies with their round eyes and big feet lose a lot of points because of their fondness for biting people. Why do these otherwise sweet puppies bite, students from Catholic Charities Alianza PS 132 COMPASS...

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Tags: CCCS Alianza Division, PS 132 COMPASS, Lego Robotics competition

NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Dedicated to Catholic Charities

Posted on 03/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

Top of the morning to you this St. Patrick’s Day!  And what a fine fair day it is as today’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade –the biggest parade in our whole grand city– is dedicated to Catholic Charities and the NY State Police in honor of our 100...

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Eyewitness to New Immigration Enforcement Tactics

Posted on 03/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First-Person Account From Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant Services

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Immigration Director, C. Mario Russell, New York City Council on Immigration, immigration enforcement tactics

Top Reasons to Run with Team Catholic Charities in the NYC TCS Marathon

Posted on 03/15/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Run the World’s Biggest Marathon for the World’s Greatest Cause

Top Reasons to Run with Team Catholic Charities in the NYC TCS Marathon:

  1. It’s the world biggest marathon
  2. In the world’s greatest city – (You got...

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Tags: Team Catholic Charities NY, NYC TCS Marathon

Myths & Facts in the Current Immigration Debate

Posted on 03/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Answers to Common Questions

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees