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Struggling Students; Struggling Schools

Posted on 05/26/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

How do we reach children and families at risk effectively and fast? 

 

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Alianza Dominicana, Mayor de Blasio

Scammers Beware

Posted on 05/22/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Scammers beware. We’re on to you. And we’re fighting back. Catholic Charities just topped off Fraud Awareness Prevention Week.  

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Tags: Fraud Awareness Prevention Week, Hildalyn Colon-Hernandez, UNIVISION, WADO Radio

Top 4 Summer Deals for CYO Friends and Family

Posted on 05/21/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Looking for great deals on summer fun for your family? Here are our Top 4 Summer Deals for CYO friends and families!

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CYO, Iona Basketball Camp, NY Liberty

Catholic Charities Takes Charge When the Melting Pot Boils Over

Posted on 05/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Victor Cueva, 25, an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow. He is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, unaccompanied minors, Victor Cueva

More than Just BBall

Posted on 05/19/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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From “small fries” (short for first and second graders) to “elites” (high school juniors and seniors) just learned last week whether they won CYO’s annual Art and Essay Contest. Prize...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CYO’s annual Art and Essay Contest

Catholic Charities Snags City Council GOP Leader Vincent Ignizio for Staten Island Post

Posted on 05/18/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Official NYC Council Photo by William Alatriste

 Catholic Charities lands Vincent Ignizio, leader of New York City Council GOP, as our new leader of Catholic Charities of...

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Tags: Councilman Ignizio, New York City Council

Cardinal Dolan Hosts All-Star Event

Posted on 05/15/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Timothy Cardinal Dolan hosted an all-star evening on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Fordham University at Lincoln Center. 

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Tags: Cardinal Dolan

Pope Francis Gives a Shout Out to Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/14/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pope Francis, in this recent video, praises Catholic Charities for changing the lives of people most in need. 

 

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Tags: Pope Francis

Harvard Law Touts Groundbreaking Catholic Charities Project

Posted on 05/13/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Credit: Mark Bonifacio

By Kim Ashton Harvard Law Today

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

Three Ways to End Hunger Now

Posted on 05/12/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

St. Cecilia’s parishioner, Guadalupe Merino, writes a letter to Congress as daughter, Joyce Merino, naps in her arms.

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

Tags: Bread for the World, Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland County

Hard to Believe But True: Find Out About Potentially Good News During Deportations

Posted on 05/11/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The premier Spanish-language newspaper “El Diario” turns to Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services C. Mario Russell for regular updates on immigration reform. Learn this week in El Diario  about a possible silver lining for a lucky few during deportation proceedings.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: C. Mario Russell, Immigration Reform

Find Out the Best Way to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted on 05/8/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today a mother ignores her own hunger to feed her child. 

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

Tags: Mothers Day

The Best Way to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health

Posted on 05/7/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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 Stand up against stigma today, May 7, 2015,  National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. There are few things sadder than a child struggling with mental health....

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: Astor Services for Children and Families

Personal Stories About Growing Up in Foster Care

Posted on 05/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

After growing up in foster care, Patricia Yates, now 29, says she gained not only sadness but also strength from the challenges she faced.  She draws on this to work as a case manager helping others in need. 

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Cardinal McCloskey Community Services

Three Surprise Lessons Learned

Posted on 05/5/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Fordham University Social Work Graduate Student, Elsie Hernandez.

Join us below as Fordham University Social Work Graduate Student...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic Charities Case Manager, Catholic Charities Community Services