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Catholic Charities’ mission is to affirm the dignity and value of every person, especially the most vulnerable. ...
- In the social service profession, we are all aware of the importance of measuring outcomes to truly understand the impact of our work. The Senate has recently introduced the “Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015 (S.991) which would support our efforts to measure what truly works in fighting poverty in America. I encourage you to send a message to your Senators affirming Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens support of this measure....
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens has joined CCUSA in support of efforts to improve our nation's sentencing laws, provide improved programs for incarcerated individuals and improve our programs to help ex-offenders return back to our communities. ...
- Since Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps) benefits were cut, families from across the City rely even more on emergency food programs. For Catholic Charities and other agencies who receive EFAP, increased funding is necessary to support those who continue to struggle with food insecurity....
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