By Kristina Karpinski
Why is the mission of Mil Mujeres so important?
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In observation of this important day, CLINIC recognizes affiliate, Mil Mujeres for their inspiring efforts on behalf of vulnerable, immigrant women. Founded in 2007, Mil Mujeres provides charitable legal immigration services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. With locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC, Mil Mujeres has been a CLINIC subscriber
Looking for ideas to promote and encourage immigrant integration within your community? The General Integration Resources page is a great place to find information on integration program planning, training and tools on how integration can be promoted locally, and performance measurement strategies. CLINIC offers model programs that spotlight agency-wide immigrant integration initiatives across our network. Additionally, tools and trainings provided can increase the impact of immigrant integration programs at the local level.
Catholic leaders, including CLINIC Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson, applaud immigration action and express the need for further action. “Administrative relief is no substitute for legislative reform,” Jeanne explains, “We need a permanent fix to the immigration system.” Read the article. Source: EWTN News. November 21, 2014.