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CCHD released the following statement: On Saturday, January 23, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops awarded its 2016 Sr. Margaret Cafferty Development of Peoples Award to the Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN) at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington, D.C. MCAN accepted the award on behalf of each of its local affiliates: the Essex County Community Orga...

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Press release: Washington, DC – Clergy leaders and faith organizers with the PICO National Network’s Campaign for Citizenship, released the following statement, today, after the U.S. Supreme Court grants cert in Texas v. United States of America—the case that currently blocks protections for immigrant families and individuals from deportation under the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expand...

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This fall, MCAN collected 22,000 signatures – the second most signatures of any organization – and with all of our partners at Raise Up Massachusetts, we collected more than 158,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot our constitutional amendment to raise $1.5 billion in revenue by raising taxes on annual income over $1 million.  That was a crucial first step. Next up is securing the support of 25% of state legislators. Our first sh...

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  Yesterday the House voted to repeal many of the fees and license suspension time regarding regaining driver’s licenses for ex-prisoners. This is good news, but because the bill was changed before passing, it was significantly weakened. The bill will go to a House-Senate Conference Committee to negotiate the differences in the two versions of the bill passed. We will be in touch about what you can say to legislators to support a final...