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Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee helps to build relationships with our Hispanic neighbors. As we learn from them and they learn from us, all profit and all recognize that we are all one. Learn more about our mission to reach out beyond boundaries.

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Loretto’s ‘immigration justice’ work clearly shows these two words go together

By Loretto Community / May 6, 2024 /
Two women stand outside in the night, holding votive candles.

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked…

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Immigration Spotlight: Life at the border – Asylum seekers and migrant women at Mexico/US border

By Loretto Community / March 12, 2024 /

Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) of the Loretto Community invite you to an NGO CSW Forum virtual Parallel Event on the occasion of the 68th Commission on the Status of Women When: …

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150+ Organizations Stand in Solidarity with Annunciation House and Denounce Texas’ Attacks on Humanitarian Aid

By Loretto Community / February 27, 2024 /

Published by Refugees International on February 26, 2024 On Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Texas Attorney General Paxton launched a politically motivated attack against Annunciation House, a volunteer organization that offers…

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Immigration justice

By Christina Manweller / February 20, 2024 /
A black and white photo of somebody in a hoodie, shorts and sneakers back to the camera, putting their hands on the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked…

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Loretto’s LACC: Fifty-plus years in solidarity with farm workers

By Loretto Community / September 18, 2023 /
People hold signs at a Milk with Dignity rally in front of a Hannaford supermarket sign

The Loretto Community and Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) have worked with the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) for more than 50 years standing in solidarity with farm workers as…

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Join Loretto and the LACC in participating in the 2023 Harvest of Justice campaign

By Loretto Community / September 6, 2023 /
Three Loretto Volunteers stand in front of Wendy's in support of National Farm Workers' movement

Loretto’s Latin America and Caribbean Committee (LACC) would like to share National Farm Worker Ministry’s annual Harvest of Justice over the next 6 weeks from Sept. 6 (Labor Day) to…

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Sasabe-Nogales Border Experience Touches Hearts

By Maureen Flanigan / June 1, 2023 /
A candle light vigil being held at night with 10 people standing in a U shape.

“Hola amigas. Tenemos agua. Tenemos comida.” “Hello friends. We have water. We have food.” Molly Kammien and Mary Jean Friel shout through ridiculous 100-foot gaps in the 30-foot high $15…

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Immigration Spotlight – February 24, 2023

By Loretto Community / February 21, 2023 /

The Latin America Caribbean Committee’s Immigration Spotlight is a bi-monthly opportunity to explore emerging issues and challenges regarding immigration, featuring people working for immigration justice. This week, the spotlight will…

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LACC and Its Partners Continue Fight for Migrants’ Rights in U.S, Mexico

By Loretto Community / February 21, 2023 /
Collage of photos comprised of two group shots, a colorful painting of produce, and a piñata and other decorations hanging from the top of a colorful tent.

Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) advocates for the rights of migrants and immigrants, asylum-seekers, farmworkers, those held in detention jails and in bureaucratic processing limbo. LACC also adheres to Loretto’s…

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Immigration Spotlight – October 27, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join the next “Immigration Spotlight” on October 27, 2023, when we will hear updates from our partners at the Ariz.-Mexico and Calif.-Mexico borders. Speakers will share…

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Immigration Spotlight hits the road! July 28, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

The next Immigration Spotlight from LACC will take place in Burlington, VT, on July 28th, 11:00 ET. From the National Farm Worker Ministry board meeting, we will hear from Migrant…

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Immigration Spotlight – April 28, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join the “Immigration Spotlight” on April 28, 2023. The spotlight will be on LACC’s trip to the Arizona/Mexico border in the Sonoran Desert April 20-22. We…

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