Wage Theft: A Threat to the Worker and to Economic Development - To Go Forth

03/31/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

Wage theft is not only an urban problem. Don Bosco Workers began as a parish program at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Westchester County in 2000. The program was in response to the growing social unrest in Port Chester over “workers on the corners” and the alarming levels of wage theft as a consequence of workers being uninformed and...

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A place of 'hope' for substance abusers - Record Online

03/26/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic Charities' clinics serve thousands in Orange, Sullivan

GOSHEN – If you’re in Orange or Sullivan counties and you want treatment for a substance abuse issue, there is a place.

Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County has eight chemical dependency clinics where the organization offers outpatient treatment to...

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Lessons from the brink: Ex-substance abuser now helps people stay off drugs - Record Online

03/26/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

NEWBURGH - The first time Dawn Wilkin picked up a drink, she was eight years old.
"I just liked the taste of beer," she said.

She started out sneaking her father's beer at their home in Dutchess County. By 12, she was drinking hard liquor. By 14, she smoked marijuana, and at 16 she tried cocaine for the first time. She dropped out...

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Record-Setting Gala Spotlights Core Mission of Catholic Charities - Catholic New York

03/16/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

The Catholic Charities Gala Benefit dinner, in its seventh year, is fast becoming an evening that New Yorkers are embracing generously because of the important mission at the heart of the gathering.

The latest incarnation of the black-tie event brought more than 600 guests to the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria March 9 and raised...

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Holy Cross Lecture to Cover the Canonization of Dorothy Day - College of the Holy Cross

03/15/2016  |  News Articles  |  Share

Pope Francis cited the Catholic worker as a great American in his address to Congress

Robert Ellsberg, editor in chief and publisher at Orbis Books, will give a lecture on the canonization of social justice activist and Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day. The lecture, titled “Dorothy Day: A Saint for Today,” will be held at the...

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03/09/2016  |  Press Releases  |  Share

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paul Costiglio

New York, New York – March 09, 2016 – His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York will honor Stephen C. Friedheim, CIO and Founder, Cyrus Capital Partners and J....

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