News & Media

2007 News

Safe Neighborhoods
Camden churches push for new police leadership, strategy

November 13, 2007

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP)

School Improvement
Denver parents propose alternatives to school closing plan

November 8, 2007

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

Safe Neighborhoods
Organizing brings model violence prevention program to Oakland

November 2, 2007

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)

Health Care Access
Statement on Senate SCHIP vote

November 1, 2007

PICO National Network

Salvadoran churches use PICO model to win clean water

October 28, 2007

PICO Central America

Health Care Access
Don't compromise children's health

October 19, 2007

PICO National Network

Health Care Access
PICO Florida helps win $1.1 million for 5,000 uninsured children

October 4, 2007

Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS), Congregations for Community Action (CCA)

Health Care Access
Cover all Children Rally in Melbourne, FL

August 30, 2007

Congregations for Community Action (CCA)

Neighborhood Revitalization
Youth, residents lead fight to revitalize Richmond, CA

August 15, 2007

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

Health Care Access
States make progress on children's health

July 24, 2007

Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS), Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO), Metro Organizations for People (MOP), Congregations for Community Action (CCA)

Health Care Access
Colorado makes progress on children's health

July 23, 2007

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

Health Care Access
Missouri restores coverage to 6,000 low-income children

July 23, 2007

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)

Health Care Access
Florida makes administrative changes to ease child health enrollment

July 23, 2007

Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS), Congregations for Community Action (CCA)

Safe Neighborhoods
Oakland presses for best practices in violence prevention

July 23, 2007

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)

School Improvement
San Diego works to reverse drop out pattern

July 23, 2007

San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP)

Safe Neighborhoods, Youth Development
Massachusetts wins new state funding for violence prevention

July 23, 2007

Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN)

Housing Opportunities
Families press for affordable housing opportunities in Orange County, CA

July 22, 2007

Orange County Congregation Community Organization (OCCCO)

Health Care Access
PICO statement on Senate SCHIP plan

July 16, 2007

PICO National Network

Health Care Access
PBS NewsHour features PICO Cover all Children Campaign

May 28, 2007

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO), PICO National Network

Immigration Reform
Faith leaders, families and mayors speak out against ICE raids

May 20, 2007

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO), Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA), People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose), United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA)

Immigration Reform
Clergy Letter Calls for Halt to Immigration Raids

May 15, 2007

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO), Oakland Community Organizations (OCO), Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA), People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose), PICO National Network, San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP), United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA)

Health Care Access
Rev. Heyward D. Wiggins Testifies Before Congress

April 25, 2007

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP), PICO National Network

Immigration Reform
San Francisco Leaders Win Mayor's Commitment

April 22, 2007

San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP)

Immigration Reform
Clergy call for halt to immigration raids

April 3, 2007

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO), Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA), United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA)

Youth Development
Push to Increase Funding for Massachusetts Youth Program

March 29, 2007

Brockton Interfaith Community (BIC), Essex County Community Organization (ECCO), Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN), United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA)

Health Care Access
PICO Louisiana Hosts Prayer Vigil

March 18, 2007

Congregations Organizing People for Equality (COPE), Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT), Working Interfaith Network (WIN)

Health Care Access
Children win round #1

March 15, 2007

PICO National Network

Health Care Access
PICO pastor speaks at congressional press conference

March 14, 2007

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP), PICO National Network

Health Care Access
San Francisco Presses Speaker to Lead on Covering Children

March 8, 2007

PICO California, San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP)

Immigration Reform
Chair of House Committee Pleges Immigration Reform

February 24, 2007

People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose)

Health Care Access
California Faith Leaders Issue SCHIP Report

February 23, 2007

PICO National Network, San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP)

Youth Development
City Council Bends to Crowd

February 20, 2007

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)

Health Care Access
PICO parent puts human face on the uninsured

February 14, 2007

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)

Safe Neighborhoods
Brockton Puts Focus on Crime

February 11, 2007

Brockton Interfaith Community (BIC)

Immigration Reform
Contra Costa Cities Resist ICE's Tactics

January 29, 2007

Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)

Neighborhood Revitalization
Water Improvements Won in Cathedral City

January 20, 2007

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)

Immigration Reform
Gaining U.S. Citizenship and Learning to Be Good Citizens

January 15, 2007

Northern Valley Sponsoring Committee (NVSC)

Housing Opportunities
Queens Fights for Equal Treatment

January 10, 2007

Faith in New York (FiNY)

Economic Security
Massachusetts Minimum Wage Hike Begins Today

January 1, 2007

Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN)