Sunday, February 12, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In the face of last week's executive order, here are some organizations we are aware of who are providing support to immigrants and refugees. Together, they provide many ways to get involved to make a difference.
Catholic Relief Services on the Syrian Refugee Crisis now. They have a great web page with suggestions for advocacy and support (not just a fundraising pitch.)
The rapid response at the airport at Saturday was initiated by Make the Road
and the NY Immigration Coalition. One can sign up on the Make the Road website with your cell number to get action alerts.
Here's NYIC's website.
Here is the website for NICE, an organization headed by one of our St. Boniface parishioners, Manny Castro. NICE's focus is on recent immigrants, their work and defending their labor rights (i.e. using the NYS Dept of Labor to recover lost wages, etc.).
. Manny's email address is
Here's the NY Catholic Charities immigrant services site.
They are providing mostly legal and social work services.
Kate Pfordresher and Mary Ellen Kramer, Co-Chairs (PPC - St. Boniface)
Social Justice Committee