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 Susan Gunn for more information about any of our CCAO missions.
- Action Alert: Ensure Clean Water for God’s Most Vulnerable People
- 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
Mission Through Their Eyes: CCAO Blog
The Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach Welcomes President’s Immigration Executive Action, Urges Congress to Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 Contact: Elizabeth Nye, Advocacy Associate Office: 202-635-5812, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, DC—On Thursday, President Obama unveiled his much-anticipated Executive Order on immigration, which will grant 5 million of our undocumented immigrant brothers and sisters relief …
Columban Day of Interfaith Prayer and Fast for Climate Change
On November 17 the Peru Region, as part of the Inter-Religious Council of Peru-Religions for Peace, will participate in a final Day of Prayer and Fasting in preparing for the UN Climate Change talks (COP20) which will meet in Lima, …
Executive Action on Immigration: What to Expect
As rumors circulate regarding President Obama’s announcement of executive action on immigration reform, we and our faith partners serving migrant communities in the U.S. are bracing ourselves for what this action will contain. I was able to participate in a …
Legislative Visit on Ending U.S. Targeted Drone Strikes
Columbans are very concerned with the lack of clarity and transparency in the U.S. government’s justification for lethal drone strikes. The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) was passed by the Congress on September 14, 2001, three days after …