Posts Tagged: New Jersey

Governor appoints Catholic Charities operations director to oversight board

Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Director of Operations Susan Loughery to a statewide oversight board that was created to ensure community-based healthcare providers get adequately reimbursed for the mental health and addiction patients they treat.
Loughery (pictured, left) will serve as …

Government shutdown threatens homelessness, domestic violence work at Catholic Charities

The government shutdown has impacted a housing program run by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, leaving 24 homeless or recently homeless adults with an uncertain future.
The federal funding for Catholic Charities’ Rapid Rehousing program in Mercer County would have been renewed this month – but …

Expanding driver’s license access would make New Jersey safer, fairer

More than 100 people marched in Trenton today to support legislation that would give access to New Jersey driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, formerly incarcerated people, domestic violence survivors, homeless people, senior citizens, and others who face barriers to getting state ID.

The morning march and …

March, petition demand driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

Hundreds of people who support undocumented immigrants’ right to get driver’s licenses are expected to march to the Statehouse in Trenton Thursday morning to urge state lawmakers to act on the New Jersey Safe and Responsible Driver Act.
The bill, introduced in January, would extend driving …

Catholic Charities group heading to D.C. to fight affordable housing cuts

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton staffers and clients will join more than 350 advocates in Washington, D.C., tomorrow to urge New Jersey’s congressional delegation to fight proposed funding cuts that endanger residents’ access to affordable housing.
Wilson Bagley, who heads Catholic Charities’ Partners in Recovery in …

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