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  • Catholic Charities to Host Virtual Renters’ Rights and Eviction Information Session

    July 20, 2020
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    Catholic Charities to Host Virtual Renters’ Rights and Eviction Information Session
    Discussion will provide critical updates on housing issues for immigrants in Louisiana
     
    WHO:                           Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans Immigration and Refugee ServicesLouisiana Fair Housing Action Center and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
     
    WHAT:                         Bilingual virtual information session on housing issues, current eviction processes and renters’ rights
     
    WHEN:                         Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 5 p.m. 
     
    WHERE:                       Zoom (English and Spanish): https://bit.ly/3evifHT
                                        Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugee Services Facebook Page (Spanish): https://bit.ly/3h4eIlH
     
    WHY:                           During the COVID-19 crisis, housing and renters’ rights have become urgent issues, yet resources and information have been largely inaccessible to many immigrants due to language access, documentation or eligibility. This bilingual virtual information session was developed with the immigrant community in mind and will focus on housing discrimination, the rights of renters in the Greater New Orleans area and the evictions process. 
     
    HOW:                           If you are interested in an interview with the organizers, please coordinate with Dominque Becnel at dominique@gambelpr.com or 504.616.7747.
     
    About Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans:
    Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans provides hope, help and loving care for the most vulnerable and needy in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. We work to be the hands and heart of Jesus Christ for our brothers and sisters in need. Through our ministries, programs and community partnerships, we provide a comprehensive network of social services that connects clients to resources and acts as a springboard to self-sufficiency for those struggling. We offer support that empowers individuals, families and communities to grow and thrive. Our Mission: Respecting the dignity and potential of each human person, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans collaborates with the wider community to serve those in need. Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, we offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable to foster a more just society. For more information, visit www.ccano.org.
     
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