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Chef Lidia Shares Her Journey from Refugee to Culinary Queen

Posted on 03/5/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Joins Catholic Charities to Inspire Teens at Fordham Prep

Students, spellbound and silent, listened as first famed chef Lidia Bastianich described her childhood as a refugee, then Catholic Charities NY Director of Immigrant Services Mario Russell...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Chef Lidia Bastianich, Catholic Charities Immigration, Mario Russell, Fordham Prep, Catholic Charities NY, Catholic Relief Services

Intolerance Towards Immigrants Is Spreading

Posted on 05/15/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Nobody Can Be a Bystander

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Catholic Charities NY Immigrant and Refugee Services

Recently, at the Interfaith Conference event that a good number of us from Catholic Charities NY attended at the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Mario Russell, Catholic Charities immigration roundup, Gijun Sugitani immigration

From Amicus Briefs to American Girl Dolls

Posted on 04/16/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

For Immigrants A lot - and a Little - Goes a Long Way

Fostering talents of Immigrant children in NYC shelters

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Immigrant and Refugee Services

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Mario Russell, Catholic Charities NY Immigration roundup