DACA Action Alert

ACTION ALERT From the U.S. Federation JPIC Immigration Working Group On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in DACA Recipients’ favor. We joyfully celebrate with all DACA youth who have worked so hard to contribute to this country. Now we turn our attention to Congress for a permanent solution. Let us use our collective voices to advocate with…

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A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island

A Statement From Leadership Conference of Women Religious – Region 2 Long Island We, members of Catholic women religious congregations from Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, join our voices with our parent organization, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which represents 40,000 Sisters throughout the United States. We acknowledge our responsibility for the wound of racism and the…

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International Mother Earth Day

On April 22, 2020 the US celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. It was the idea of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to focus on environmental conservation after an oil spill in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. In 2009, Bolivia initiated negotiations on recognizing interdependence among human beings and living species. To foster Harmony with Nature the United Nations General…

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