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Our Catholic bishops and our Vincentian leadership are asking us to join them in advocating to the President and Congress to protect the vulnerable children who are migrating to the United States, unaccompanied by adults because of violence in certain countries of Central America. An urgent message is being sent this week to all LCUSA Board Members and Association Presidents. We are posting it again here, to give you online access to the documents.
Maura Bonnarens, Advocacy Liaison-West, reports that the USCCB would like to identify “people of good will” who are willing to house families that either have no relatives in the US or have relatives but the relatives are unable to support them. For those that would like to assist, but are unable to house a family, the best recommendation at this time is to reach out to local Catholic Charities affiliates…
As you are aware from recent e-blasts, the Church is very concerned about the unaccompanied minors who are at the southern US border in record numbers. You can make your voice heard with other members of the Vincentian family. Please act today! One easy to access tool is Capwiz which is web-based. Through Capwiz, you can easily send an email to your elected representatives in Washington and espouse the values of the Catholic Church and the Vincentian Family. Here is a snapshot of some of the key issues right now on the “Voice of the Poor“ web site http://www.capwiz.com/svdpusa/home/. Click here to Take Action!
As you are aware, there is a growing crisis at the US southern borders. Thousands of migrants are trying to gain access to the United States; many of them are children, unaccompanied by adults or legal guardians. On June 20, LCUSA and other organizations were asked to participate in a webinar to learn how we might assist with this crisis.
Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day by asking Congress to pass higher wage standards that could lift hardworking mothers and their children out of poverty. Women make up two-thirds of the minimum-wage workforce in America, and millions of the minimum-wage-earning moms are primary providers with young children. If Congress acted to pass a minimum wage increase and […]
April 2013 It is from your hands that Our Lord, in the person of the sick, seeks relief. St Vincent de Paul As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states have the option of accepting billions of federal dollars to provide health coverage for their uninsured working adults. Unfortunately, due to […]
The Vatican has posted an editorial on human trafficking. Click here to visit the site.