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“Catholic Charities’ workers, you wear no distinctive uniforms, no scrubs, no stethoscopes, no badges. You wear the same clothes as your neighbors. Our color, race, ethnicity is as diverse as those we serve. Dedicated workers like you bring professionalism and compassion that is literally saving lives.”

A New Lottery System for Affordable Housing in New York City

There’s a new housing lottery in New York City. Well, not a new lottery exactly, but a new portal from NYC.GOV where you can register and get into the lottery, giving you the ability to search by neighborhood, rent, amenities, size, etc. Among the housing that will become available for lottery applications as of July 1st is Catholic Charities of New York’s own Second Farms, a 319 unit residence in the West Farms neighborhood in the Bronx.

Racism Through the Lens of Faith

On Friday June 19th, there was a virtual gathering of faith leaders who took on the colossal task of looking at racism through the lens of faith and religion. This discussion dove bravely into the role that religion and faith has had and can still have in racism in America. Having it on June 19th was appropriate because that day was Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.

English Online at The International Center of Catholic Charities

Back in March all in-person activities stopped at the International Center of Catholic Charities Community Services (‘the Center’). The Center plays a big role in immigrant communication skills, which are a vital part of becoming successful in NYC. The Center quickly turned their in-person operation into collaborative online classes and has grown. “I'm very proud and grateful to belong to the International Center. It is important to me to continue seeing my teacher, I really appreciate them. The English class makes me forget the pandemic while I am in it.”

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COVID-19 in the Bronx and Youth Response to George Floyd

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about health and housing in the Bronx, and how the protests after George Floyd’s death has affected youth in New York.

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En la Ciudad de Nueva York Cerca de 20,000 Inmigrantes Indocumentados Reciben Ayuda Económica

La fundación ‘Open Society’ donó 20 millones de dólares que serán distribuidos a través de varias organizaciones a este grupo que había sido excluido de los beneficios federales. 

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Tiempo: Latino Summer Youth Programs

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- On this edition of Tiempo, New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker shuttered all overnight camps for the summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Washington Heights Pop-Up Pantry To Give Out 6K Meals Friday

The latest pop-up pantry from Catholic Charities will give out 500 bags of food, the equivalent of 6,000 meals, on Friday.

This article was origianlly published on Patch.com 

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Race to Help Tenants as Eviction Moratorium Expires                             

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This article is originally appears in the Manhattan Times 

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Catholic Charities Steps in as NYC Loosens Eviction Restrictions

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CNA Staff, Jun 22, 2020 / 07:30 pm MT (CNA).- As New York City’s eviction moratorium expires for some people affected by the...

Connection, Compassion and Care in a Bronx COVID-19 Ward

Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond shares spiritual strength amid pandemic's toll

Sr. Mary Catherine Redmond, a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, outside of North Central Bronx...

Catholic Charities New York Virtually Rings NYSE Opening Bell

By John-Mark de Palma

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York virtually rings the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on June 22, 2020, honoring the organization’s frontline...

Local Lawmakers Ask Cuomo to Extend Protection to Immigrant Renters in NYC

This segment features Antonio Garcia, Catholic Charities Director of Eviction Prevention Program. It originally appeared on Fox 5.

NEW YORK - With so many people left unemployed or sickened...

Catholic Charities of New York Helps Renters at Risk of Eviction as Moratorium is Lifted

 

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By Jessica Easthope

A change is coming for renters in New York City. The eviction moratorium has been extended to August 20, but it...

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