Center for Advocacy and Outreach
We welcome you to Columban mission in a variety of ways, including internships, volunteerism and exposure trips.
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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
Statement on Amending the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2008
Columban missionaries on the border are assisting people seeking refuge in the United States as a result of violence and lack of due process protections in the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. They are welcoming more …
Human Trafficking: An Ongoing Issue
In the past two weeks of my internship, the majority of my attention has been focused on the growing child migration problem at the border – I have attending hearings, briefings, and meetings focused on the topic, and most of …
Peace and Conflict Transformation in Pakistan
The North Waziristan area in Pakistan has been home to many extremists groups as well as many innocent civilians. Just recently, the Pakistani government has launched a ground offensive, targeting the Taliban in the region. This offensive, as well as …
The Supreme Court Upholds EPA Efforts to Protect Creation
Climate change is an issue getting a lot of press recently. Awareness is critical so that actions can be taken to halt it. During an address to the people in Rome on protecting Creation, Pope Francis said “Safeguard Creation . …