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Is Running the NYC Marathon on Your Bucket List?

Posted on 03/11/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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You’re just in time to join the Big Team in the Big City. That’s us, Team Catholic Charities NY running in the TCS New York City Marathon.

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Tags: charity participants, New York Road Runners, nyc marathon, TCS New York City Marathon

President & Congress Guide Immigration Law -- Not Texas Judge

Posted on 03/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

El Diario, the premier Spanish-language newspaper, turns to Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services C. Mario Russell for regular updates on immigration reform. Questions about the impact of Texas Judge Andrew Hanen on...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, DAPA, Deferred Action, Immigration Reform

Funding Government Programs Could Reduce Poverty by 70%!

Posted on 03/9/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Three of New York City’s largest religious organizations say local poverty could be reduced by nearly 70% by adding billions of dollars in funding to...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Andrew Cuomo, UJA Federation of New York, Wall Street Journal

Cardinal Egan

Posted on 03/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Today we say adieux to Cardinal Egan.   While we will miss him greatly, we wish him well in his new heavenly...

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Tags: Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities, Cardinal Egan, Catholic Charities agencies

Harlem Girl Says She Doesn't Like Police

Posted on 03/5/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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 The words of a four-year-old Harlem girl, “I don’t like the police,” sparked a gathering of over 100 children and 40 police officers at Catholic Charities Joseph P. Kennedy...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Joseph P. Kennedy Center, NYPD

Catholic Charities Faces Off Against Judicial Order Live On ABC7

Posted on 03/4/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Join Mario Russell from Catholic Charities and Senator Adriano Espaillat on ABC7 as they take on the controversial judicial order that just blocked immigration reform....

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: ABC7, Immigration and Refugee Services, Immigration Reform

Share Your Career Tips with Teens

Posted on 03/3/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Share your career tips with struggling teens yearning for success. Join us at our annual Career Day in...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Alianza Division

Free Immigration Conference -- Run By New York Experts

Posted on 03/2/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

​Don’t get lost in litigation over President Obama’s Executive...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Migration Services Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, executive action

Encourage People, Says Pope Francis

Posted on 02/27/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Tags: catholic social teaching, Lenten, Pope Francis

Don’t Let a Judge’s Temporary Stay Get in Your Way: PREPARE NOW for Immigration Reform

Posted on 02/25/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

You know the drill; the back and forth on immigration reform. Don’t let it get in your way. This time it was a Texas Judge Andrew Hanen’s recent ruling that put a temporary halt on President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration. So instead of starting this month, changes in U.S. law to help immigrant parents, children, spouses,...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: children, Executive Action on Immigration, immigrant parents, Immigration Reform, Judge Andrew Hanen, New Americans Hotline, spouses

Spider-Man Reaches Out to Boy with Autism

Posted on 02/23/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Spider-Man swung in for his first fantasy appearance in the Forest Hill, Queens home of this fictional boy-turned-insect’s  aunt in 1962. Now, more than 50 years later, the superhero made his latest appearance last week in the dilapidated East Harlem apartment of Jamel Hunter, a Spider-Man-obsessed boy trapped inside his thoughts by autism. ...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: autism, East Harlem, Forest Hill, Jamel Hunter, Kennedy Child Study Center, New York Times, New York Times Neediest Cases, Queens, Spider-Man

Help a Woman - Volunteer

Posted on 02/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Another Volunteer Opportunity that needs Volunteers! 
 

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Tags: grace institute

Catholic Charities Joins Protest Against Judge's Last-Minute Kibosh on Immigration Reform

Posted on 02/19/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Immigrants and their supporters are rallying across New York to protest a judge’s Monday night order that stymies President Obama’s executive action to reform immigration policies. 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Msgr. Sullivan

40 Days to Change Your World

Posted on 02/18/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Lent. Forty days before Easter when, through prayer, sacrifice and helping others, we transform our Christian love into action. 

Sounds good...

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Tags: ash wednesday, Lent