Walking with Moms in Need
A Resource Guide for Moms in Need in the Diocese of Camden: This guide book will help supplement the various supports a pregnant and/or parenting mom may find at the parish level. When a parish cannot help a pregnant or parenting mom in need, this guide book is designed to help fill in the gaps. https://www.camdendiocese.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Walking-with-Moms-in-Need-Catholic-Resource-Guide.pdf
Catholic Climate Covenant https://catholicclimatecovenant.org/
"Catholic Climate Covenant inspires and equips people and institutions to care for creation and care for the poor. Through our 18 national partners, we guide the U.S. Church's response to climate change by educating, giving public witness, and offering resources."
Catholic Mobilizing Network
Catholic Mobilizing Network is a national organization that mobilizes Catholics and all people of goodwill to value life over death, to end the use of the death penalty, to transform the U.S. criminal justice system from punitive to restorative, and to build capacity in U.S. society to engage in restorative practices. Through education, advocacy, and prayer, and based on the Gospel value that every human is created in the image and likeness of God. CMN works in close collaboration with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Catholic Relief Services https://www.crs.org/
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching….
Choices of the Heart
"We are here to help you face the challenges of an unplanned pregnancy. Our services are free and confidential. If you have questions about pregnancy, you’re not sure if you’re pregnant, or you need any other help or support, we are here for you." https://choicesoftheheart.com
Covering Climate Now https://www.ncronline.org/feature-series/covering-climate-now/stories
Feature Series covering climate change - a global journalism initiative
Diocese of Camden Life and Justice Ministry
The Diocese of Camden’s Life & Justice Ministries serves the Catholics of South Jersey by working with clergy and laity to promote a consistent ethic of life, rooted in Scripture and Tradition. The work of Life & Justice flows from the understanding that Catholics are called to be a leaven for transforming society, inspired by God’s grace to bring about God’s reign of love and justice.
Stories of climate crisis, faith, and action, a free newsletter from NCR - National Catholic Reporter
Faith in Action https://faithinaction.org/
Faith in Action has a unique role to play in building a larger movement for change. This contribution flows from our capacity to engage large numbers of people through trusted community institutions, speak prophetically about the moral dimensions of political choices, and bring people together across race, class, religion, urban/suburban/rural, and region to make progress on racial and economic justice.
Faith in New Jersey http://faithinnewjersey.org/
Faith in New Jersey (FINJ) is a multi-faith and multi-racial network of faith leaders and faith communities working together to advance a social and economic justice agenda at the local, state and federal level. Faith in New Jersey’s mission is to develop grassroots community leaders, analyze the policies that shape our communities, and mobilize faith voices and faith voters to effectively act on the prophetic call to build the Beloved Community.
Georgetown University - Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life
The Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life is a unique effort to promote civil and substantive dialogue on Catholic social thought and national and global issues; build bridges across political, religious, and ideological lines; and encourage a new generation of Catholic lay leaders to see their faith as an asset in pursuing the common good.
Ignatian Solidarity Network
The mission of ISN is to network, educate, and form advocates for social justice animated by the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the witness of the Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador and their companions.
Interfaith Immigration Coalition https://www.interfaithimmigration.org
The Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) is a partnership of over 50 national, faith-based organizations committed to enacting fair and humane immigration reform that reflects our mandate to welcome the stranger and treat all human beings with dignity and respect
Just Faith Ministries https://justfaith.org/
JustFaith Ministries is a nonprofit organization that forms, informs, and transforms people of faith by offering programs and resources that sustain them in their compassionate commitment to build a more just and peaceful world.
Justice for Immigrants https://justiceforimmigrants.org/
The JFI campaign’s primary objectives are: To educate the public, especially the Catholic community, about Church teaching on migration;
To create political will for just and humane immigration reform; and Advocate for dignified and fair reforms in immigration and refugee laws and policies that reflect the principles enunciated by the bishops.
National Institute of African American History and Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
New Jersey Catholic Conference – Issues https://njcatholic.org/issues
The New Jersey Catholic Conference (NJCC) represents the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey on matters of public policy. NJCC serves as a liaison to governmental agencies and institutions and coordinates public policy communications and activities among the dioceses and between the Bishops and secular agencies.
Christ Our Hope in Every Season of Life
The annual Respect Life Program is a year-round, nationwide effort to help Catholics understand, value, and become engaged with building a culture that cherishes every human life. https://repectlife.org
The National Catholic Bioethics Center - established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church. https://www.ncbcenter.org
USCCB (US Conference of Catholic Bishops) http://usccb.org/
The Gospel of Christ and the teachings of his Church guide the work of the USCCB. The work of the Conference is rooted in three general mission goals and organized into three key areas of responsibility. The first of these is most relevant to Faith and Justice: To act collaboratively and consistently on vital issues confronting the Church and society
USCCB Issues and Action http://usccb.org/issues-and-action/index.cfm
USCCB Action Center https://www.votervoice.net/USCCB/home
This site provides current alerts regarding legislative actions with social justice implications as well as a sign up section to receive alerts by email.
USCCB Migration and Refugee Services
Grounded by our belief in Jesus Christ and Catholic teaching, Migration and Refugee Services (MRS) fulfills the commitment of the U.S. Catholic bishops to protect the life and dignity of the human person. We serve and advocate for refugees, asylees, migrants, unaccompanied children, and victims of human trafficking.