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Day Laborers: Building with Hearts and Hands

Posted on 04/25/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Catholic Charities Creates Community & Hope

By Juan Pablo Morales, Catholic Charities Day Laborers Program Bronx Coordinator 

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Juan Pablo Morales, Catholic Charities Bronx, Day Laborers, free OSHA training

Catholic Charities Advocates for Worker Rights

Posted on 03/7/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Day Laborer Meeting Addresses the Current Anti-Immigrant Climate

More than 100 day laborer and immigrant workers from across the five boroughs joined New York City officials and local social service organization leaders including Catholic Charities NY...

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: immigrants, Day Laborers, Catholic Charities NY, Lincoln Hospital, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, New York City Commission on Human Rights, immigrant workforce, construction, Fr. Eric Cruz

Workers Rights: Top 3 Things You Need to Know

Posted on 02/28/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Convening Offers Key Strategies to Improve Immigrant Workplace Conditions

Men stiffed by their bosses after working 12 hours in sun, snow and rain.  Women paid subminimum wage for scrubbing toilets.  Examples of exploited immigrant workers are older...

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: Workers rights, free convention, Subminimum wage, Catholic Charities NY, Immigrant affairs, Human rights, Day Laborers, discrimination, NYC Mayor

$400,000 in Stolen Wages Returned to Workers

Posted on 06/2/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

High-Profile Win for Low-Profile Workers

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud

Tags: Westchester Labor Alliance, Day Laborers

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

Immigrant Children Crowned Kings for the Day

Posted on 01/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Celebrates Feast of the Three Kings Day in the Bronx


View photos on of the Three Kings event on our Facebook Page

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Three Kings Day in the Bronx, Day Laborers, El Día de los Reyes, Bronx

Day Laborers Are Kings for the Day

Posted on 01/13/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Women decked in flowing dresses, men sporting black sombreros and children with arms piled high with gifts joined Catholic Charities staff and volunteers to celebrate Three Kings Day on Saturday, January 9th, at St. Peter’s School...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Obreros Unidos, Yonkers, Three Kings, Day Laborers