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March 23, 2018

All Hands on Deck for Mini Coast Guard Training!

U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant (LTJG) Carolyn Smith’s interest was so piqued as she jogged by our Treasure Island Child Development Center (TICDC) that she broke her run to speak with Kathie Autumn, TICDC Program Director. Kathie shared that 95% of the families served at TICDC are low-income and reflect the multicultural character of San Francisco. At the Center, little…

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March 9, 2018

Celebrating Dedication, Hope, And Transformation At Catholic Charities

Global Music Sensation, Ethan Bortnick, to Headline Gala Event May 24 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 5, 2018 – Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin, one of the Bay Area’s largest human services agencies, is pleased to announce the 21st Annual Loaves & Fishes Dinner & Gala on Thursday, May 24, at The Palace Hotel. Celebrating the…

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March 2, 2018

Experts point out the risks of deportations for those who process asylum or U Visa

The application for visa or political asylum does not exempt immigrants from deportation. Catholic Charities Program Director Diana Otero recently spoke with Univision 14 about precautions immigrants should take due to recent ICE activity in the Bay Area. Click here to view the story. Please wait while you are redirected...or Click Here…

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February 20, 2018

Black History Month Staff Reflection: Stan Stone

Stan Stone, Activity and Volunteer Coordinator at Catholic Charities Peter Claver Community is a poet. In honor of Black History Month, he shares a moving tribute to his 90-year old father, John Stone, at left at age 22.       I Am the Son of a Black Man   I am the son of Black man Who was raised in the…

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February 13, 2018

Black History Month Staff Reflection: Linda Walubengo

Linda Walubengo, Catholic Charities’ Associate Division Director of Health Support Services, shares her powerful reflection on Black History Month. “As a first-generation immigrant to the United States of America from Kenya, Black History Month holds so many significant meanings to me. As I celebrate another notable year in this country, I am reminded that this month is a time of…

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February 12, 2018

Technology Innovator Pattie Hong Joins Catholic Charities

Leadership Team Expands to Increase Impact & Reach Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin, one of the Bay Area’s largest human services agencies, is pleased to welcome Pattie Hong as Chief Technology & Innovation Officer. In this newly created position, Hong will assess existing processes and implement new technology solutions to cultivate innovation for the benefit of…

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February 7, 2018

On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Frankie’s story is one of hope and transformation

With almost half of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. in 2016 within the black community, the need for comprehensive awareness about HIV/AIDS is imperative – and life saving. Today, on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we honor those of our community who fought and lost their lives, celebrate the valiant survivors, and encourage those in our black community to,…

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February 6, 2018

The art of living with HIV at Peter Claver Community

February 8, 2018 Christina Gray Michael Pullis leaned on a cane, his jacket heavily splattered with raindrops. But the deluge outside did not appear to dampen his mood or that of the guests who came to Spark Arts Gallery in San Francisco Jan. 24 to see an exhibit of artwork produced by people living successfully with human immunodeficiency virus.…

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January 31, 2018

Changing Lives Winter 2018

This quarter we’re talking about families and all it takes to support them. Read the winter issue of Changing Lives!

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January 15, 2018

Fifty-five Years Later – We Stand Together

Fifty-five years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reminded the world it was our responsibility to expose injustice. In his 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail, Dr. King wrote, “Like a boil that can never be cured as long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the natural medicine of air and…

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