April 2, 2020
Julie Ward, CCNAO Director of Immigration and Refugee Services, appeared on VivaNola’s Facebook Live to discuss updates due to COVID-19. She discussed many of the program’s services are continuing via phone and video calls. View the interview here.
October 15, 2019
As a pilot site for the National Council for Behavioral Health’s CONNECTED grant, our Immigration and Refugee Services team has made great strides in creating a support group and space for youth to express themselves. They have gauged local youth … Continue reading
August 9, 2019
At CCANO, education is for people of all ages from all backgrounds, which is why there is an equal chance of seeing grandfathers and seven-year-olds in attendance at Immigration and Refugee Services’ Family Literacy Services (FLS). FLS is a free, … Continue reading
July 30, 2019
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2019 – A new online platform operated by the American Bar Association and developed by a Florida technology company will match volunteer lawyers with immigrant children facing deportation in several states. The website – Pro Bono Matters for … Continue reading
July 19, 2019
Immigration and Refugee Services on Telemundo from Catholic Charities New Orleans on Vimeo.
July 17, 2019
We are excited to announce that Immigration and Refugee Services reached a huge milestone recently. As of July 2019, 1,000 individuals have gained knowledge and a means to connect with others through our English as a Second Language program. This … Continue reading
June 20, 2019
On Saturday June 15th Catholic Charities held our annual World Refugee Day Celebration. It was an afternoon filled with international cuisine, music, dancing and family-fun. Over 100 clients, staff members, volunteers, allies, and advocates came together in community to celebrate … Continue reading
May 9, 2019
Meet Rachel Warne, CCANO’s Volunteer of the Month for May 2019. She has served as Immigration and Refugee Services’ Americorps Employment Success Coach for the past year. Thank you, Rachel, for your amazing work!
Meet CCANO’s Volunteer of the Month for April 2019, Katie Gray. In addition to her job as a teacher at Newman, she has volunteered with CCANO’s ESL program as a tutor and teacher for the past seven years since she … Continue reading
April 22, 2019
CCANO’s Immigration and Refugee Services program was one of five pilot organizations out of 250 applicants chosen for CONNECTED, a two-year initiative from the National Council for Behavioral Health designed to reduce anxiety, depression, and suicide among young people in underserved … Continue reading