Former Ambassador Helps Immigrants as Pro Bono Attorney

Categories: Feature, Legal Network, Volunteering
By Daniel Clune Working with Catholic Charities representing undocumented immigrants on a pro bono basis has given me the opportunity to use my legal skills to assist good people contributing to the growth of our country. Prior to joining the U.S. Foreign Service in 1985, I practiced law for 10 years in Chicago in the …

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Changing Lives for the Better: My Work as a Volunteer

Categories: Feature, Legal Network, Volunteering
By John McCarthy I have worked with the Catholic Charities Legal Network throughout my entire legal career.  I began working with the Legal Network in 1989, the year it was first formed as the Archdiocesan Legal Network. My first case was both memorable and satisfying. I signed on to represent a client with a domestic …

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National Financial Awareness Day: FSN Offers Financial Literacy Lifeline

Categories: Community Outreach, Education and Employment, Feature, Volunteering
As the pandemic continues to impact the economy, understanding personal finance has become a vital survival skill for millions of newly unemployed Americans. But learning how to financially prepare for the future is still a luxury for far too many poor families who struggle day to day. Today is National Financial Awareness Day (#nationalfinancialawarenessday), a …

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