Career Opportunity: COVID19 Response AmeriCorps Member

Learn more about AmeriCorps and apply for this position online: AmeriCorps Application Website The AmeriCorps member will enhance CCCNMO’s COVID-19 related and basic needs services, providing direct services to clients impacted by COVID-19 such as disaster case management and basic needs assistance, and supporting program development for COVID-19 related program activities. The AmeriCorps member will…

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Career Opportunity: Predatory Lending Program AmeriCorps Member

Learn more about AmeriCorps and apply for this position online: AmeriCorps Application Website Founded May 17, 2011, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is a 501(c)(3) social service agency that provides a range of programs and services to those in need in our 38 county service area regardless of faith, culture or situation. We…

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A Closer Look at Refugee Resettlement in Missouri

This podcast episode is a production of the Missouri Catholic Conference. Learn more and listen to the full episode at their webiste: Missouri Catholic Conference A Closer Look at Refugee Resettlement in Mid-Missouri Central Missouri has been a safe harbor for people seeking refuge from wars and natural disasters for several decades, and the Catholic…

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Catholic Charities welcomes first Afghan refugee into mid-Missouri

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Daily Tribune. Read the full story online: Columbia Daily Tribune Website Lauren Tronstad Columbia Daily Tribune Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri welcomed the first Afghan refugee into the area Sunday after starting preparations in August. “We are thrilled to have an arrival from Afghanistan,” Dan Lester, executive…

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Catholic Charities reporting first Afghan arrival in Central Missouri

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website If you have a “mother-in-law room,” bed and breakfast or even a bedroom over a garage, staff settling Afghan refugees in the area may want to speak with you. by Joe Gamm Sep. 28 2021 @ 11:05pm Dan Lester,…

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Pieces falling into place at new CCCNMO headquarters

This story originally appeared in the Catholic Missourian. Read the full story online: Catholic Missourian Website Mission and memory prominently illustrated throughout Catholic Charities; nearly completed center for charitable outreach This first window tells our history and the important historical fabric which we are preserving for future generations.”JIM WISCH, BOARD MEMBER, CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CENTRAL…

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Dioceses prepare to welcome first Afghans starting new lives in U.S.

This story originally appeared in the National Catholic Reporter. Read the full story online: National Catholic Reporter website Sep 16, 2021 by Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News ServiceJusticeParish Patrick Raglow and the resettlement staff at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City expect to be very busy very soon. They are preparing to welcome to Oklahoma 1,800…

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‘Growing Together’ event series features immigrant stories, cuisine

This story originally appeared in the Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Missourian Website In a scene out of a culinary daydream, a small but engaged group of Columbians gathered around a table of produce Friday evening outside Broadway Christian Church, shouting out their favorite recipes and recounting cooking tips passed down through their…

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Local organizations are preparing to resettle Afghan refugees. Here’s what you can do to help.

This story originally appeared in The Columbia Missourian. Read the full story online: Columbia Missourian Website As President Joe Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline looms for completing the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, local agencies are looking at next steps and how to help Afghan evacuees who may soon find themselves in mid-Missouri.  “I don’t know how many…

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Eviction moratorium’s end sparks anxiety among renters

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full article online: News Tribune Website For many in Missouri, paying the rent during the pandemic has been difficult.Missouri lawmakers approved use of about $300 million from federal emergency relief funds in rental assistance in January, intended to help them and their landlords.…

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