Center for Advocacy and Outreach
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Be transformed by living with and serving people and communities who are most vulnerable to social, economic and environmental injustices. Join us for five days, five months or a lifetime. Please contact Scott Wright for more information about any of our CCAO missions.
- Action Alert to Support Water for the World Act of 2013
- President Obama announces plan to cut carbon, ask him to cut the pipeline!
- Grassroots Keystone Letter
- Urgent Calls needed to protect border communities from a border “surge”
Mission Through Their Eyes: CCAO Blog
The Plight of Migrant Children
Cynthia sat nervously as she waited for her social worker. A young woman stepped out of the office and sat down next her. Her social worker stepped out and said in Spanish, “Cynthia you can come in now.” The woman …
Achieving Gender Parity in Education
Luke 13:12:“When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.” Catholic social teaching encourages us to ‘put the needs of the poor and vulnerable first’: Children, particularly girls are …
Help Ensure the Safety of Immigrants by saying NO to the “SAFE Act”
Ask your U.S. Representative to vote “no” on the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act, or SAFE Act (H.R. 2778). If the law is passed, our immigrant brothers will live in fear of extreme law enforcement measures and prison sentences simply …
Women and Children in the Asia-Pacific remain victims of human trafficking
Trafficking in Persons continues to be one of the greatest challenges of our time. As consumerism grows, so too does the amount of people subjected to forced labor and prostitution throughout the world. Human trafficking occurs everywhere, but is particularly …