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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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Immigration Spotlight – September 30, 2022

By Loretto Community / September 30, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join “Immigration Spotlight” for a communal viewing of a documentary called “THE RACE GAP IN THE U.S. – Hispanics”. The video depicts some of the risks…

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LACC’s ‘Immigration Spotlight’ Highlights Immigration Emerging Issues, Challenges

By Loretto Community / September 12, 2022 /
Four women stand together outside of St. Patrick's Church. Two hold signs reading "Justice without love is not justice" and "Let me sow love."

Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) was founded in 1985. It exists to be a healing presence, a source of hope and a force for change. It seeks justice and peace…

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Immigration Spotlight – August 26, 2022

By Loretto Community / August 26, 2022 /

Join LACC for Immigration Spotlight this Friday, August 26, at 11:00 am EDT for information on the recent crack downs in El Salvador and Nicaragua, including the closure the Missionaries…

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Immigration Spotlight – July 29, 2022

By Loretto Community / July 29, 2022 /

Join LACC for Immigration Spotlight and meet two of our new friends from the lobbying trip to DC. Daniella Burgi-Palomino is the Co-director of the Latin America Working Group (LAWG) since 2019…

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Immigration Spotlight – May 27, 2022

By Loretto Community / May 27, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join Felicia Rangel-Samponaro on Immigration Spotlight, Friday, May 27th, at 11 am EDT. Felicia is one of the directors at The Sidewalk School, a rapid response…

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Climate Change as a Root Cause of Migration: Exploring Contributing Factors and Interlinkages

By Loretto Community / March 16, 2022 /

Join us at the UN NGO Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 66th Forum where the LACC (Loretto Latin America/Caribbean Committee) will host the event, “Climate Change as a…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / February 25, 2022 /

Join us for the first Immigration Spotlight of 2022! The Immigration Spotlight, on Friday, Feb. 25, will feature updates from our partners assisting migrants along the U.S./Mexico border from Arizona…

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Loretto’s LACC: Advocating for Human Rights, Racial Justice and Building Community

By Loretto Community / February 21, 2022 /
Two Black women assist two children at a buffet table.

Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) celebrates Black History Month by honoring the intersection between the Black Lives Matter and immigrant rights movements. Migrants throughout the United States and at the…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / December 10, 2021 /

Please join the LACC Immigration Spotlight on Friday, December 10th at 11am EDT. Bob Kee, a volunteer with the Tucson Samaritans, a group dedicated to the survival of people who make…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / November 5, 2021 /

Please join the LACC Immigration Spotlight on Friday, November 5th at 11am EDT to hear Maggie Loredo, the co-director of Otros Dreamers en Acción (ODA).  Maggie was born in San Luis…

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Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee Serves as Beacon of Hope, Force for Change

By Loretto Community / October 25, 2021 /
Group photo of 14 Border Trip participants

Loretto has heard the words of Pope Francis as he has worked for years to protect the rights of the immigrant. In his “Message for 2019 World Day of Migrants…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / October 22, 2021 /

Please join the LACC Immigration Spotlight on Friday, October 22nd at 11am EDT featuring Dulce Garcia, an attorney and a DACA Dreamer who sued the Trump Administration after the termination of DACA in…

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