When Helen Hansen, a Chicago social worker, journeyed to the Santa Clara Valley in 1955, she would have seen orchards but also a booming suburban community on the southern edge of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
Recipients at Parish Food Distributions Provide Disturbing Insight into the Economic Future of our Valley
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (CCSCC) conducted a study of 555 households at 3 parish food distribution sites in Santa Clara County to learn more about what economic challenges they are facing in light of the pandemic and subsequent economic cr
“Here they come!” The excited shouts spread through the group of volunteers with cellphone cameras held high.
“What do we want? Simply love and justice.”
As the social service and social justice arm of the Catholic Church in San Jose, we cannot be silent in the face of the ongoing killings of black citizens by law enforcement officers acting under the color of law.
As we celebrate World Refugee Day on June 20, Catholic Charities’ Refugee Foster Care program is also celebrating the accomplishments of 20 foster youth in the program who are graduating from high school and college.
Catholic Charities found a creative way to honor graduating employees who are working on the frontlines of the agency’s pandemic response at local parishes.