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    New York and Puerto Rico – Connected by History, Culture, and Giving Back

    This week we focus heavily on the rich connection between the island of Puerto Rico and the Hispanic population that emigrated to New York State, contributing so much to our modern cultural makeup. Carmen Villafane, of New York Foundling, discusses with us the Head Start Division of her organization and the work it is undertaking to alleviate the educational and developmental disparities faced by children in Puerto Rico. Teresa Santiago of TAS Communications LLC then joins us to discuss the “I Am Because We Are” Conference that took place in Puerto Rico between November 9th and 12th. The conference was sponsored by SOMOS Inc., a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to…

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    CCUSA’s Parish-based Trauma Resources, Faithful Citizenship, and Radical Solidarity

    On today’s edition of JustLove, Dr. Mike Carotta, Ed.D., is a religious educator and chief developer of “Whole-Hearted” – Catholic Charities of the United States of America (CCUSA)’s new Parish-based trauma resource. He will discuss how the new program can assist participants to move forward mentally and spiritually after a traumatic event. After, we are joined by Dr. Charlie Camosy, Ph.D., to discuss the concept of justice that animates the Catholic vision of faithful citizenship and radical solidarity on this weekend before Election Day (November 8th). Dr. Michael “Mike” Carotta, Ed.D., is a religious educator, author, and Visiting Theology Instructor at Creighton University. Dr. Charles “Charlie” Camosy, Ph.D., is a…

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