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Transcript: Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at Gracie Mansion's Catholic Charities and UJA-Federation Centennial Celebration - NYC.gov

06/14/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Mayor Bill de Blasio: Well, welcome, everybody. Welcome to Gracie Mansion. This tonight is an example of why this the people house, because everyone is here in unity. Everyone is welcome here. And, I have to tell you, there's something joyous about every time that Rabbi Joe Potasnik speaks. If you, if you spend time with Rabbi Potasnik, he is...

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Sav Enterprises plans to bring 319 affordable units to North Bronx - The Real Deal

06/02/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

UPDATED, 11:38 a.m., June 5: Hundreds of new affordable housing units could be on their way to the Bronx.

Tony Savarese’s company Sav Enterprises filed plans with the Department of Buildings on Friday to construct a 15-story building with 319 units of affordable housing at 1932 Bryant Avenue in West Farms, a neighborhood just north of...

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World Refugee Day Festival & Fundraiser

06/02/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

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Melody Aberg Marketing & Communications Director
718.622.3300 ext. 227 | melody.aberg@bkcm.org

In celebration of World Refugee Day, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BKCM) is joining forces with Spaceworks and refugeere settlement agencies Catholic Charities of NY, CAMBA, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS...

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Catholic leaders find proposed federal budget largely fails the moral test - Catholic Courier

05/26/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Dennis Sadowski
Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal year 2018 budget sent shivers through social service, education and environmental communities, prompting church leaders and advocates to question the administration's commitment to people in need.

The leaders repeated in...

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Westchester Labor Alliance/ Alianza Laboral de Westchester

05/23/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Yields Nearly $400,000 in Recovery of Stolen Wages in Five Years

 

The Westchester Labor Alliance, (WLA)/Alianza Laboral de Westchester, (ALW) recently presented five women who were the plaintiffs in a case brought against Elise’s Food and More in Port Chester, with the first $15,000 of a $47,000 total restitution granted.  ...

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Caring for immigrant youth fleeing Central America -Crain's New York

05/19/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

A year before former President Barack Obama declared the waves of children crossing the Mexican border a humanitarian crisis, a Guatemalan teen showed up at Dr. Alan Shapiro’s mobile health clinic outside a drop-in homeless center in Harlem. The boy had accidentally washed his medication in the laundry. He could explain little of his situation...

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¿Qué requisitos se deben cumplir para poder solicitar asilo político? - Univision

05/12/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

El abogado Franco Torres explica, en primer lugar, que las personas que pueden pedir asilo son aquellos que por alguna amenaza no pueden regresar a su país de origen. Además, para aplicar a esta solicitud, tienen un año para poder hacerlo, desde el último ingreso a los Estados Unidos.

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    Estos son los obstáculos que debe enfrentar un inmigrante mientras ajusta su estatus migratorio - Univision

    05/05/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    El abogado Franco Torres asegura que el registro de entradas y salidas de los Estados Unidos es muy importante en el proceso. También, se tiene en cuenta el historial criminal de las personas que buscan este ajuste.

     

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    Rockland Co. Bar Association Selects Catholic Charities Director For Liberty Bell Award - New City Patch

    05/01/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    From Rockland County Bar Association: The Rockland County Bar Association selected Martha Robles, Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland, to receive the annual Liberty Bell Award. Through this award, Martha Robles is recognized for her outstanding service in promoting a better understanding and respect for the...

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    Rockland Food Pantry Gets its Own Greenhouse - Nyack Patch

    05/01/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY — Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland unveiled a new greenhouse on its property in Haverstraw New York on Earth Day. Funded by a New York State grant secured by NYS Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, the greenhouse is the first of its kind in the New York region to be constructed for the benefit of a food pantry.

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    Panel Examines Immigration Through Catholic Lens - Catholic New York

    04/26/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    In an illustration involving the plight of today’s refugees, two speakers at a recent immigration forum posed, from different perspectives, the necessity of the flight into Egypt of Joseph, Mary and the Child Jesus.

    “Perhaps the strongest message from Jesus about strangers and refugees and migrants is not what he said, but what he did,”...

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    Happy 100th Anniversary to Catholic Charities!

    04/25/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

    Happy 100th Anniversary to our beloved Catholic Charities. A century ago this very month, the legislature of New York State formally incorporated the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York to help the people of New York. Since then, for 100 years, this help and support has been provided with compassion and with respect for the...

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    CYO ANNOUNCES 2017 CLUB OF CHAMPIONS HONOREES

    04/18/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

    New York City – April 19, 2017 – The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), a division of Catholic Charities Community Services of the Archdiocese of New York today announced the recipients of this year’s Club of Champions awards, to be presented by His Eminence Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan at the 81st Annual CYO Club of Champions Tribute.  The...

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    Archdiocesan Day of Service Provides Outlets for Revive Volunteers - Catholic New York

    04/13/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    Our readers may have seen recent CNY stories about the missions taking place in parish clusters across the archdiocese. Or perhaps you have noticed the mission schedules printed in each issue for the past few months. The listing is on Page 13 of this edition.

    Each parish in the archdiocese will take part in three-day missions this year...

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    A.G. Schneiderman Releases Tenants’ Rights Guidance For Immigrants Facing Landlord Harassment - LongIsland.com

    04/12/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    A.G. Warns: My Office Will Pursue Any Landlord Who Harasses Tenants On The Basis Of Immigration Status.

    Albany, NY - April 12, 2017 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released a new "Know Your Rights" guidance, providing immigrant tenants in New York State with legal guidance in the event that they face landlord harassment on...

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