Press Releases Feed - PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases Latest press releases from PICO National Network en-us http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Eddie Carmona of PICO National Network Available for Interviews Following the President’s Speech on Executive Action http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/eddie-carmona-of-pico-national-network-available-for-interviews-following-the-presidents-speech-on-executive-action Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/eddie-carmona-of-pico-national-network-available-for-interviews-following-the-presidents-speech-on-executive-action Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:00:00 CST PICO National Network Reacts to the President’s Address to the Nation on Executive Action http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-reacts-to-the-presidents-address-to-the-nation-on-executive-action Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-reacts-to-the-presidents-address-to-the-nation-on-executive-action Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:05:00 CST PICO National Network on Executive Action: An Historic Step Forward in the Movement for Immigrant Rights http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-on-executive-action-an-historic-step-forward-in-the-movement-for-immigrant-rights Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-on-executive-action-an-historic-step-forward-in-the-movement-for-immigrant-rights Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:00:00 CST Nation’s Largest Faith-Based Network Responds to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s Activation of the National Guard and State of Emergency Declaration http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/nations-largest-faith-based-network-responds-to-missouri-governor-jay-nixons-activation-of-the-national-guard-and-state-of-emergency-declaration http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/nations-largest-faith-based-network-responds-to-missouri-governor-jay-nixons-activation-of-the-national-guard-and-state-of-emergency-declaration Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:00 CST With 600,000 Live Neighbor-to-Neighbor Conversations, Faith Groups Flex Political Muscle at Polls with Eyes on 2016 http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/with-600000-live-neighbor-to-neighbor-conversations-faith-groups-flex-political-muscle-at-polls-with-eyes-on-2016 http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/with-600000-live-neighbor-to-neighbor-conversations-faith-groups-flex-political-muscle-at-polls-with-eyes-on-2016 Wed, 05 Nov 2014 04:41:00 CST Largest Faith-Based Voter Turn-Out Program Plans Massive Weekend GOTV Push Focused on Infrequent African American and Latino Voters http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/largest-faith-based-voter-turn-out-program-plans-massive-weekend-gotv-push-focused-on-infrequent-african-american-and-latino-voters http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/largest-faith-based-voter-turn-out-program-plans-massive-weekend-gotv-push-focused-on-infrequent-african-american-and-latino-voters Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:56:00 CDT PICO Faith Leaders Urge Thousands to Vote in “Souls to the Polls” Events Across the U.S. http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-faith-leaders-urge-thousands-to-vote-in-souls-to-the-polls-events-across-the-u-s http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-faith-leaders-urge-thousands-to-vote-in-souls-to-the-polls-events-across-the-u-s Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:39:00 CDT Faith Leaders, Young Activists Arrested After Calls for Repentance and Resistance During the Ferguson October Day of Civil Disobedience http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-young-activists-arrested-after-calls-for-repentance-and-resistance-during-the-ferguson-october-day-of-civil-disobedience http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-young-activists-arrested-after-calls-for-repentance-and-resistance-during-the-ferguson-october-day-of-civil-disobedience Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:44:00 CDT Faith Leaders Join in Solidarity As Thousands Converge in St. Louis for “Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance” http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-join-in-solidarity-as-thousands-converge-in-st-louis-for-ferguson-october-a-weekend-of-resistance Other Issues http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-join-in-solidarity-as-thousands-converge-in-st-louis-for-ferguson-october-a-weekend-of-resistance Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:00:00 CDT PICO Reacts to President’s CHCI Speech: We Need More than Words. We Need Action. http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-reacts-to-presidents-chci-speech-we-need-more-than-words-we-need-action Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-reacts-to-presidents-chci-speech-we-need-more-than-words-we-need-action Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:04:00 CDT Beyond Nat'l Voter Registration Day: Congregations and Clergy Leaders with the PICO National Network to Escalate GOTV Efforts with Voting Registration, Sabbath Events, and Summits http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/congregations-and-clergy-leaders-with-the-pico-national-network-to-escalate-gotv-efforts-with-voting-registration-sabbath-events-and-summits Civic Participation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/congregations-and-clergy-leaders-with-the-pico-national-network-to-escalate-gotv-efforts-with-voting-registration-sabbath-events-and-summits Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:13:00 CDT Ohio Youth Activists and National Allies Unite for 11-Mile Pilgrimage Demanding Federal Justice for John Crawford III http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ohio-youth-activists-and-national-allies-unite-for-11-mile-pilgrimage-demanding-federal-justice-for-john-crawford-iii Ohio Prophetic Voices (OPV) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ohio-youth-activists-and-national-allies-unite-for-11-mile-pilgrimage-demanding-federal-justice-for-john-crawford-iii Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:00:00 CDT ICE Seeks to Deport Brother of Prominent Orange County DREAMer Activist http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ice-seeks-to-deport-brother-of-prominent-orange-county-dreamer-activist Immigration Reform Civic Participation Orange County Congregation Community Organization (OCCCO) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ice-seeks-to-deport-brother-of-prominent-orange-county-dreamer-activist Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:15:27 CDT Eleven Formerly Incarcerated Citizens Met with White House Officials To Discuss Policy Changes for Returning Citizens http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/eleven-formerly-incarcerated-citizens-met-with-white-house-officials-to-discuss-policy-changes-for-returning-citizens Lifelines to Healing http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/eleven-formerly-incarcerated-citizens-met-with-white-house-officials-to-discuss-policy-changes-for-returning-citizens Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:00:00 CDT PICO Reacts to Unacceptable Delay of Administrative Action on Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-reacts-to-unacceptable-delay-of-administrative-action-on-immigration-reform Immigration Reform Civic Participation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-reacts-to-unacceptable-delay-of-administrative-action-on-immigration-reform Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:00:00 CDT Let My People VOTE: PICO Leaders Announce New Campaign to Engage 1 Million Black, Latino and Faith Voters this Fall http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/let-my-people-vote-pico-leaders-announce-new-campaign-to-engage-1-million-black-latino-and-faith-voters-this-fall Civic Participation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/let-my-people-vote-pico-leaders-announce-new-campaign-to-engage-1-million-black-latino-and-faith-voters-this-fall Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:00:00 CDT PROMINENT FAITH LEADERS HOLD MAJOR RALLY CALLING ON MISSOURI DECISION MAKERS TO SHOW MORAL LEADERSHIP http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/prominent-faith-leaders-hold-major-rally-calling-on-missouri-decision-makers-to-show-moral-leadership Civic Participation Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/prominent-faith-leaders-hold-major-rally-calling-on-missouri-decision-makers-to-show-moral-leadership Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT Clergy to March, Hold Prayer Vigil for Peace, Justice as Part of Nationwide Solidarity Events Supporting Ferguson Community http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-to-march-hold-prayer-vigil-for-peace-justice-as-part-of-nationwide-solidarity-events-supporting-ferguson-community Lifelines to Healing Safe Neighborhoods http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-to-march-hold-prayer-vigil-for-peace-justice-as-part-of-nationwide-solidarity-events-supporting-ferguson-community Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT PICO National Network Reacts to Delay in DHS Enforcement Review http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-reacts-to-delay-in-dhs-enforcement-review2 Eddie Carmona, Campaign Manager for PICO National Network's Campaign for Citizenship responds to President Obama's decision to delay the DHS deportation review. Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-reacts-to-delay-in-dhs-enforcement-review2 Wed, 28 May 2014 11:00:00 CDT Faith Leaders Renew Resolve to Be Their Brother’s Keeper; Expand Opportunity by Reducing Violence and Ending Mass Incarceration http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-renew-resolve-to-be-their-brothers-keeper-expand-opportunity-by-reducing-violence-and-ending-mass-incarceration Pastor Michael McBride, director of the PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign celebrated President Obama’s announcement of the “My Brother’s Keeper” Task Force. Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-renew-resolve-to-be-their-brothers-keeper-expand-opportunity-by-reducing-violence-and-ending-mass-incarceration Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:45:00 CST PICO National Network Reacts to Speaker Boehner’s Comments Stalling Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-reacts-to-speaker-boehners-comments-stalling-immigration-reform The following is a statement from Eddie Carmona, Campaign Manager for PICO National Network’s Campaign for Citizenship in reaction to Speaker John Boehner’s comments on immigration reform today: Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-reacts-to-speaker-boehners-comments-stalling-immigration-reform Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Faith Leaders Pledge to Work with President Obama and Congress to End Discrimination Against Formerly Incarcerated Americans http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-pledge-to-work-with-president-obama-and-congress-to-end-discrimination-against-formerly-incarcerated-americans Pastor Michael McBride, director of the PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign praised President Barack Obama’s commitment to ”help more young men of color facing tough odds stay on track and reach their full potential. Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-pledge-to-work-with-president-obama-and-congress-to-end-discrimination-against-formerly-incarcerated-americans Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Religious Leaders Support Raising Minimum Wage as Step Towards Building an Economy that Values Everyone http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/religious-leaders-support-raising-minimum-wage-as-step-towards-building-an-economy-that-values-everyone Lead Efforts to Raise Wages in States and Cities Nationwide in 2014 Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/religious-leaders-support-raising-minimum-wage-as-step-towards-building-an-economy-that-values-everyone Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:30:00 CST PICO National Network Awaits Sign of Good Faith from GOP http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-awaits-sign-of-good-faith-from-gop As Republicans prepare to release principles on immigration reform, the nation’s largest grassroots faith-based organizing network lays out expectations from the immigrant community Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-awaits-sign-of-good-faith-from-gop Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:02:00 CST PICO National Network Statement on Affordable Care Act Enrollment Numbers http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-statement-on-affordable-care-act-enrollment-numbers “Enrollment numbers echo the story we’re seeing in neighborhoods across the country” Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-statement-on-affordable-care-act-enrollment-numbers Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:31:00 CST Eddie Carmona of PICO National Network on New Deportation Numbers: “Enough is Enough!” http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/eddie-carmona-of-pico-national-network-on-new-deportation-numbers-enough-is-enough Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/eddie-carmona-of-pico-national-network-on-new-deportation-numbers-enough-is-enough Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:05:24 CST PICO’s Faith Communities Remind Congress of the Moral Cost of Inaction with Fasts Across the Country http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/picos-faith-communities-remind-congress-of-the-moral-cost-of-inaction-with-fasts-across-the-country Faith Communities Hold “Fast4Families”Actions Across the Country and Join National Effort in DC Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/picos-faith-communities-remind-congress-of-the-moral-cost-of-inaction-with-fasts-across-the-country Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:44:00 CST Immigration Groups Target Nine Republicans with Huge Voter Outreach Program to Push for House Vote on Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/immigration-groups-target-nine-republicans-with-huge-voter-outreach-program-to-push-for-house-vote-on-citizenship Setting the Stage for 2014, “The Cost of Inaction” Campaign Will Directly Engage Thousands of Voters in Key Districts to Push for Vote on Citizenship by Year End Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/immigration-groups-target-nine-republicans-with-huge-voter-outreach-program-to-push-for-house-vote-on-citizenship Thu, 07 Nov 2013 09:18:54 CST Faith Leaders Across the Country Host Multi-Day Pilgrimages for a Pathway to Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-across-the-country-host-multi-day-pilgrimages-for-a-pathway-to-citizenship PICO Affiliates in Indiana and Minnesota Call Attention of Reps. Susan Brooks and Erik Paulsen to the Need for Reform in Communities Immigration Reform Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA) ISAIAH - Minneapolis, St. Cloud, St. Paul Indianapolis Congregation Action Network (IndyCAN) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-across-the-country-host-multi-day-pilgrimages-for-a-pathway-to-citizenship Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:38:01 CDT National Faith, Labor and Immigration Organizations Call on More House Republicans to Co-Sponsor H.R. 15 and Urge House Leaders to Allow a Vote on a Path to Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/national-faith-labor-and-immigration-organizations-call-on-more-house-republicans-to-co-sponsor-h-r-15-and-urge-house-leaders-to-allow-a-vote-on-a-path-to-citizenship Groups Announce Plans to Support a Targeted Local Campaign in Congressman Denham’s District Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/national-faith-labor-and-immigration-organizations-call-on-more-house-republicans-to-co-sponsor-h-r-15-and-urge-house-leaders-to-allow-a-vote-on-a-path-to-citizenship Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:00:00 CDT PICO National Network & PICO California Applaud Representative Denham for His Bold Leadership on Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-pico-california-applaud-representative-denham-for Faith Groups Will Team Up with Immigrant and Labor organizations to Reach Out to Thousands of Voters to Thank Rep. Denham for Co-sponsoring H.R. 15 Immigration Reform PICO California PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-pico-california-applaud-representative-denham-for Sun, 27 Oct 2013 11:00:00 CDT End of Government Shutdown Means Time for Congress to Get Back to Work for Our Families and Pass Immigration Reform with a Path to Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/end-of-government-shutdown-means-time-for-congress-to-get-back-to-work-for-our-families-and-pass-immigration-reform-with-a-path-to-citizenship Fixing the Broken Immigration System is an Opportunity for Congress to Restore Faith in Legislative System and is a Real Chance for Bipartisan Compromise Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/end-of-government-shutdown-means-time-for-congress-to-get-back-to-work-for-our-families-and-pass-immigration-reform-with-a-path-to-citizenship Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:24:00 CDT Faith Leaders Applaud Signing of Ban the Box Bill by Calif. Gov. Brown http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-applaud-signing-of-ban-the-box-bill-by-calif-gov-brown PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign celebrates signing of Calif. AB 218 as step forward in ending mass incarceration Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-applaud-signing-of-ban-the-box-bill-by-calif-gov-brown Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:00:00 CDT PICO Faith Leaders Ramp Up the Pressure on Key Florida House Members with 150 Mile Pilgrimage Through State http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-faith-leaders-ramp-up-the-pressure-on-key-florida-house-members-with-150-mile-pilgrimage-through-state Pilgrims Call on Florida House Delegation to Take Leadership on Passing Immigration Reform with Citizenship; Precedes Echo Pilgrimages in Minnesota and Indiana Immigration Reform PICO United Florida http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-faith-leaders-ramp-up-the-pressure-on-key-florida-house-members-with-150-mile-pilgrimage-through-state Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:59:35 CDT National Immigration Leaders Applaud Introduction of House Immigration Bill http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/national-immigration-leaders-applaud-introduction-of-house-immigration-bill Leading advocates for immigration reform applauded Democrats in the House of Representatives for introducing a bill this week based on bipartisan policy to address our broken immigration system... Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/national-immigration-leaders-applaud-introduction-of-house-immigration-bill Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:00:00 CDT 
 PICO National Network Applauds Bipartisan House Immigration Bill, Reminds Congress What’s at Stake http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-applauds-bipartisan-house-immigration-bill-reminds-congress-whats-at-stake “Our Families and Our Communities Have Waited Long Enough” Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-applauds-bipartisan-house-immigration-bill-reminds-congress-whats-at-stake Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:08:39 CDT Rep. Gutiérrez & National Immigration Leaders Remind House that on Immigration “It’s Personal,” Issue October 5th Call to Action http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/rep-gutirrez-national-immigration-leaders-remind-house-that-on-immigration-its-personal-issue-october-5th-call-to-action PICO & national immigration leaders announce October 5th National Day for Dignity and Respect. Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/rep-gutirrez-national-immigration-leaders-remind-house-that-on-immigration-its-personal-issue-october-5th-call-to-action Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:00:00 CDT Americans of Faith: “Kids Act” Falls Short of American Families’ Needs http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/americans-of-faith-kids-act-falls-short-of-american-families-needs Faith communities critical of U.S. House’s piecemeal attempt at immigration reform Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/americans-of-faith-kids-act-falls-short-of-american-families-needs Tue, 23 Jul 2013 14:45:44 CDT Faith Leaders Applaud President’s Statement on Race in America http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-applaud-presidents-statement-on-race-in-america Now is the time to ensure all of God's children are alive and free, whether they are wearing a hoody or a business suit, says PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign. Lifelines to Healing http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-applaud-presidents-statement-on-race-in-america Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:18:25 CDT PICO faith leaders issue a statement on Zimmerman verdict http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-faith-leaders-issue-a-statement-on-zimmerman-verdict Pastor Michael McBride who leads PICO's Lifelines to Healing Campaign issued a statement following the juror's verdict of not guilty in the State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman case. Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-faith-leaders-issue-a-statement-on-zimmerman-verdict Sat, 13 Jul 2013 23:41:00 CDT Faith Groups Criticize House GOP Abandoning American Families, Businesses http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-criticize-house-gop-abandoning-american-families-businesses Republicans piecemeal devastating for immigrant families Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-criticize-house-gop-abandoning-american-families-businesses Thu, 11 Jul 2013 09:26:39 CDT Faith Groups Warn House Against Further Compromising to the Path to Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-warn-house-against-further-compromising-to-the-path-to-citizenship PICO National Network: Senate leaders fell short by leaving millions of immigrant families behind Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-warn-house-against-further-compromising-to-the-path-to-citizenship Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:41:43 CDT New Yorkers of Faith: Schumer is selling our families for votes http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/new-yorkers-of-faith-schumer-is-selling-our-families-for-votes In an attempt to get 70 votes, New York senator ignores the needs of immigrant families Immigration Reform Faith in New York (FiNY) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/new-yorkers-of-faith-schumer-is-selling-our-families-for-votes Tue, 25 Jun 2013 10:38:00 CDT Faith groups criticize border surge amendment, urge Senators to deliver on lower costs for families http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-criticize-border-surge-amendment-urge-senators-to-deliver-on-lower-costs-for-families Savings from CBO score should be used to make the cost of applying for legal status more affordable Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-criticize-border-surge-amendment-urge-senators-to-deliver-on-lower-costs-for-families Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:48:00 CDT CBO Score Reveals Room to Reduce Costs to Aspiring Americans http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/cbo-score-reveals-room-to-reduce-costs-to-aspiring-americans Positive score from Congressional Budget Office bolsters call for making the cost of applying for legal status more affordable Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/cbo-score-reveals-room-to-reduce-costs-to-aspiring-americans Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:34:00 CDT National Organizations Call on Senators to Reduce Financial Barriers to Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/national-organizations-call-on-senators-to-reduce-financial-barriers-to-citizenship National faith, labor, immigrant and DREAMer organizations sends letter to senators on the high cost of fines and fees that could exclude more than a million immigrants from legal status Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/national-organizations-call-on-senators-to-reduce-financial-barriers-to-citizenship Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:31:36 CDT Faith Leaders Herald Strong Vote for Citizenship Immigrants http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-herald-strong-vote-for-citizenship-immigrants-and-people-of-faith-continue-to-pray-for-affordable-path-to-citizenship-as-bill-moves-toward-the-senate-floor Faith leaders from PICO National Network's Campaign for Citizenship, welcomed the passage on the Senate immigration bill out of committee.People of faith continue to pray for affordable path to citizenship as bill moves toward the Senate floor Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-herald-strong-vote-for-citizenship-immigrants-and-people-of-faith-continue-to-pray-for-affordable-path-to-citizenship-as-bill-moves-toward-the-senate-floor Tue, 21 May 2013 11:00:00 CDT People of Faith React to Potential House Immigration Agreement http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/people-of-faith-react-to-potential-house-immigration-agreement PICO National Network: Bill must contain direct path to citizenship for all 11 million aspiring Americans, no arbitrary barriers Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/people-of-faith-react-to-potential-house-immigration-agreement Fri, 17 May 2013 14:15:00 CDT Campaign for Citizenship to Keep Prayer Vigil Until Citizenship Path Becomes Law http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/campaign-for-citizenship-to-keep-prayer-vigil-until-citizenship-path-becomes-law Clergy, congregations to lift up American immigrants, lawmakers in prayer daily at congressional offices Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/campaign-for-citizenship-to-keep-prayer-vigil-until-citizenship-path-becomes-law Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:57:24 CDT Americans of Faith React to House Immigration Proposals http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/americans-of-faith-react-to-house-immigration-proposals PICO National Network: Path to citizenship is a must Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/americans-of-faith-react-to-house-immigration-proposals Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:33:58 CDT Faith Groups Call for Stronger Immigration Bill http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-call-for-stronger-immigration-bill PICO National Network to push Senators to remove unnecessary obstacles to citizenship; protect family visa system Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-call-for-stronger-immigration-bill Tue, 16 Apr 2013 10:35:07 CDT Newtown Clergy to Gather Amid More Than 3,300 Grave Markers to Remind Congress Action is Needed on Gun Violence Prevention http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/newtown-clergy-to-gather-amid-more-than-3300-grave-markers-to-remind-congress-action-is-needed-on-gun-violence-prevention Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/newtown-clergy-to-gather-amid-more-than-3300-grave-markers-to-remind-congress-action-is-needed-on-gun-violence-prevention Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:57:27 CDT Poll: People of Faith Overwhelmingly Support Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/poll-people-of-faith-overwhelmingly-support-citizenship Public Religion Research Institute poll reveals national support for keeping families together Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/poll-people-of-faith-overwhelmingly-support-citizenship Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:00:00 CDT Faith-based Network Criticizes Proposal That Would Delay Citizenship Thirteen Years or Longer http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-based-network-criticizes-proposal-that-would-delay-citizenship-thirteen-years-or-longer People of Faith Call for Direct and Inclusive Roadmap to Citizenship Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-based-network-criticizes-proposal-that-would-delay-citizenship-thirteen-years-or-longer Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:09:02 CDT People of Faith Reject Calls for Reduced Family Visas http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/people-of-faith-reject-calls-for-reduced-family-visas Nation’s largest faith-based community organizing group calls for reform to support families Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/people-of-faith-reject-calls-for-reduced-family-visas Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:00:00 CDT Newtown Clergy to Senators: “We pray that you will vote for meaningful gun violence prevention laws” http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/newtown-clergy-to-senators-we-pray-that-you-will-vote-for-meaningful-gun-violence-prevention-laws More than 4,000 faith leaders from across the country join Newtown’s call for comprehensive gun reform Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/newtown-clergy-to-senators-we-pray-that-you-will-vote-for-meaningful-gun-violence-prevention-laws Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:44:39 CDT Clergy, DREAMers and Community Leaders call on Senator Rubio to make citizenship focus of immigration bill http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-dreamers-and-community-leaders-call-on-senator-rubio-to-make-citizenship-focus-of-immigration-bill Clergy to lift up American immigrants, lawmakers in prayer Immigration Reform Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-dreamers-and-community-leaders-call-on-senator-rubio-to-make-citizenship-focus-of-immigration-bill Thu, 07 Mar 2013 11:00:00 CST Faith leaders call for seven-year citizenship process, roadmap for all aspiring Americans http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-call-for-seven-year-citizenship-process-roadmap-for-all-aspiring-americans PICO National Network’s Campaign for Citizenship releases its principles of immigration reform Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-call-for-seven-year-citizenship-process-roadmap-for-all-aspiring-americans Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:07:00 CST Faith Leaders Call for 7-year Citizenship Process http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-call-for-7-year-citizenship-process PICO National Network’s Campaign for Citizenship will outline principles of immigration reform Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-call-for-7-year-citizenship-process Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:00:00 CST White House immigration proposal could delay citizenship another generation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/white-house-immigration-proposal-could-delay-citizenship-another-generation The Campaign for Citizenship, a project of PICO National Network today responded to the news that President Obama is writing an immigration reform proposal that could delay citizenship another generation. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/white-house-immigration-proposal-could-delay-citizenship-another-generation Sun, 17 Feb 2013 11:00:00 CST Campaign for Citizenship Submits Testimony to Senate Judiciary Committee Advocating Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/campaign-for-citizenship-submits-testimony PICO submitted testimony for the Senate’s consideration highlighting how many immigrant American families have been torn apart and have suffered under the current broken system of immigration law. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/campaign-for-citizenship-submits-testimony Wed, 13 Feb 2013 05:00:00 CST Faith Leaders Urge President, Congress to Remember Urban Neighborhoods in Gun Violence Prevention Programs http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-urge-president-congress-to-remember-urban-neighborhoods-in-gun-violence-prevention-programs High-number of gun violence deaths a sign of weak state of the union, says PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-urge-president-congress-to-remember-urban-neighborhoods-in-gun-violence-prevention-programs Tue, 12 Feb 2013 21:48:49 CST Colorado launches Campaign for Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/colorado-launches-campaign-for-citizenship Faith and Community Leaders Press U.S. Sen. Bennet and U.S. Reps. Polis and Coffman to Commit to Citizenship for 11 Million Aspiring Americans Immigration Reform Together Colorado http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/colorado-launches-campaign-for-citizenship Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:38:00 CST Healing the Soul of America from Gun Violence http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/healing-the-soul-of-america-from-gun-violence Lifeline to Healing Clergy Statement Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/healing-the-soul-of-america-from-gun-violence Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:00:00 CST Faith Communities Respond to President’s Immigration Speech, See Hope for Roadmap to Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-communities-respond-to-presidents-immigration-speech-see-hope-for-roadmap-to-citizenship Newly launched “Campaign for Citizenship” will organize faith community in support of citizenship for 11 million new Americans Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-communities-respond-to-presidents-immigration-speech-see-hope-for-roadmap-to-citizenship Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:00:00 CST Clergy, Community Leaders Welcome President Obama’s Commitment to Change, Call for Citizenship http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-community-leaders-welcome-president-obamas-commitment-to-change-call-for-citizenship PICO’s immigration campaign focuses on citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-community-leaders-welcome-president-obamas-commitment-to-change-call-for-citizenship Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:00:00 CST Faith Groups Welcome Focus on Citizenship in Senate Immigration Proposal http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-welcome-focus-on-citizenship-in-senate-immigration-proposal PICO National Network and its Campaign for Citizenship welcomes the announcement that Senate is prepared to move forward with legislation that includes a roadmap to citizenship for the 11 million aspiring Americans. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-welcome-focus-on-citizenship-in-senate-immigration-proposal Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:38:00 CST More than 150 Houses of Worship Across the Country to Hold Gun Prevention Sabbath This Weekend http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/more-than-150-houses-of-worship-across-the-country-to-hold-gun-prevention-sabbath-this-weekend Congregant families to share photos of loved ones lost to gun violence Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/more-than-150-houses-of-worship-across-the-country-to-hold-gun-prevention-sabbath-this-weekend Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:56:00 CST Clergy, DREAMers and Community Leaders: The Time for Citizenship is Now http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-dreamers-and-community-leaders-the-time-for-citizenship-is-now Separated Families Supper Table” marks launch of PICO National Network’s Campaign for Citizenship Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-dreamers-and-community-leaders-the-time-for-citizenship-is-now Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:45:00 CST Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Must Include Targeted Urban Programs http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/comprehensive-gun-violence-prevention-must-include-targeted-urban-programs PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign released the following statement praising Vice President Biden’s task force recommendations. Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/comprehensive-gun-violence-prevention-must-include-targeted-urban-programs Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:09:00 CST MEDIA ADVISORY: Clergy to call for citizenship to be the focus in immigration bill at "Separated Family Supper Table" event http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-dreamers-and-community-leaders-to-call-for-citizenship-to-be-the-focus-in-immigration-bill The “Separated Families Supper Table” will show the impact of the broken immigration system. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-dreamers-and-community-leaders-to-call-for-citizenship-to-be-the-focus-in-immigration-bill Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:35:00 CST Letter to Vice President Biden: Gun violence prevention proposal must include targeted interventions in urban and poor neighborhoods http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/biden-gun-violence-prev-proposal Safe Neighborhoods PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/biden-gun-violence-prev-proposal Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:00:00 CST Fiscal cliff deal is a first step, Congress must act to protect families http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/fiscal-cliff-deal-is-a-first-step Last night Congress took an important first step towards tax and budget policy that meets the moral test of ensuring that the wealthiest Americans pay their fair share of taxes and protecting vulnerable families. Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/fiscal-cliff-deal-is-a-first-step Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:00:00 CST Rejecting NRA Proposal to Increase Armed Police in Schools, Faith Leaders Call for Courage, Common-Sense Gun Laws http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/rejecting-nra-proposal-faith-leaders-call-for-courage-common-sense-gun-laws Safe Neighborhoods PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/rejecting-nra-proposal-faith-leaders-call-for-courage-common-sense-gun-laws Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:00:00 CST Open Letter to President Obama: Today is the Day to Stop Gun Violence http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/open-letter-to-president-obama-stop-gun-violence Safe Neighborhoods PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/open-letter-to-president-obama-stop-gun-violence Sat, 15 Dec 2012 13:00:00 CST PICO National Network expands programs to advocate for Childhood Obesity Prevention http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-expands-programs-to-advocate-for-childhood-obesity-prevention PICO National Network is expanding its national Bring Health Reform Home initiative to include advocating for policy and environmental changes aimed at reversing the childhood obesity epidemic Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-national-network-expands-programs-to-advocate-for-childhood-obesity-prevention Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:00:00 CST Voters reject austerity and attack on voting rights http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/voters-reject-austerity-and-attack-on-voting-rights Religious groups help power successful ballot fights against state spending cap in Florida and against voter restriction in Minnesota Civic Participation Land of Opportunity PICO United Florida PICO National Network ISAIAH - Minneapolis, St. Cloud, St. Paul http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/voters-reject-austerity-and-attack-on-voting-rights Tue, 06 Nov 2012 23:54:56 CST Ohio Christians call for one-day “media fast” in preparation for Election Day http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ohio-christians-call-for-one-day-media-fast-in-preparation-for-election-day Ohio Evangelical clergy and leaders in the PICO National Network launched a social media campaign encouraging fellow Christians to unplug from election campaign negativity by way of a media fast set for November 2, 2012. Land of Opportunity Civic Participation Ohio Prophetic Voices (OPV) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ohio-christians-call-for-one-day-media-fast-in-preparation-for-election-day Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:00:00 CDT Clergy in key states mobilize thousands of faith voters to bring Souls to the Polls http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-in-key-states-mobilize-thousands-of-faith-voters-to-bring-souls-to-the-polls While encouraging their members to claim their voice and vote their values, faith leaders in the PICO National Network are organizing “Souls to the Polls” events to mobilize faith voters in the last two weeks before the election. Land of Opportunity PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-in-key-states-mobilize-thousands-of-faith-voters-to-bring-souls-to-the-polls Tue, 23 Oct 2012 23:00:00 CDT Faith leaders praise decision to suspend Pennsylvania’s controversial voter ID law http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-praise-decision-to-suspend-pennsylvanias-controversial-voter-id-law Civic Participation Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower and Rebuild (POWER) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-praise-decision-to-suspend-pennsylvanias-controversial-voter-id-law Tue, 02 Oct 2012 12:00:00 CDT Would Ohio hire Moses or Jesus? http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/would-ohio-hire-moses-or With Gov. Kasich's signature, new law expands job chances for nearly 2 million Ohioans with criminal records Lifelines to Healing The AMOS Project (AMOS) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/would-ohio-hire-moses-or Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:00:00 CDT Faith leaders urge governors to support Medicaid expansion http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-urge-governors-to-support-medicaid-expansion Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-urge-governors-to-support-medicaid-expansion Thu, 12 Jul 2012 23:00:00 CDT California Legislature Approves Groundbreaking Bills to Protect Homeowners from Unfair and Unwarranted Foreclosures http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/california-legislature-approves-groundbreaking-bills-to-protect-homeowners-from-unfair-and-unwarranted-foreclosures Economic Security PICO California http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/california-legislature-approves-groundbreaking-bills-to-protect-homeowners-from-unfair-and-unwarranted-foreclosures Sun, 01 Jul 2012 23:00:00 CDT What the Supreme Court health care decision means for our families and organizing http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/what-the-supreme-court-health-care-decision-means-for-our-families-and-organizing Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/what-the-supreme-court-health-care-decision-means-for-our-families-and-organizing Thu, 28 Jun 2012 23:00:00 CDT Health reform constitutional - Faith leaders urge nation to unite to protect all families http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/health-reform-constitutional-faith-leaders-urge-nation-to-unite-to-protect-all-families Health Care Access http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/health-reform-constitutional-faith-leaders-urge-nation-to-unite-to-protect-all-families Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:00:00 CDT Faith leaders warn Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's anti-immigrant law will promote racial profiling http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/statement-on-scotus-decision-on-sb1070 Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/statement-on-scotus-decision-on-sb1070 Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:00:00 CDT Faith leaders congratulate DREAMers and applaud President Obama http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-congratulate-dreamers-and-applaud-president-obama As faith leaders who believe in the importance of protecting our young people, PICO applauds President Obama for his moral leadership in using the legal authority of his office to provide temporary legal status and work permits to young immigrants. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-leaders-congratulate-dreamers-and-applaud-president-obama Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:00:00 CDT Federal innovation funding awarded to multi-city health-care transformation effort led by PICO federations http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/federal-innovation-funding-awarded-to-multi-city-health-care-transformation-effort-led-by-pico-federations Health Care Access Together Colorado San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP) Congregations United for Neighborhood Action (CUNA) Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/federal-innovation-funding-awarded-to-multi-city-health-care-transformation-effort-led-by-pico-federations Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:22:00 CDT Clergy to mobilize one million voters for economic fairness in 2012 election http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-to-mobilize-1-million-voters-for-economic-fairness-in-2012-election Land of Opportunity PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/clergy-to-mobilize-1-million-voters-for-economic-fairness-in-2012-election Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:14:00 CDT Hypocritical: Faith leaders condemn Ryan’s use of religion to justify his budget http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/hypocritical-faith-leaders-condemn-ryans-use-of-religion-to-justify-his-budget Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/hypocritical-faith-leaders-condemn-ryans-use-of-religion-to-justify-his-budget Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:22:48 CDT While Washington focuses on Supreme Court hearings, Affordable Care Act implementation moves forward across the country http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/while-washington-focuses-on-supreme-court-hearings-affordable-care-act-implementation-moves-forward-across-the-country Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/while-washington-focuses-on-supreme-court-hearings-affordable-care-act-implementation-moves-forward-across-the-country Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:06:00 CDT Ryan budget sacrifices the health of working families to protect Wall Street and the super-rich http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ryan-budget Our faith values tell us that we must care for struggling families, not make their lives harder in order to protect corporate profits. The Ryan budget would have the greatest impact on health-care programs that many PICO families rely on. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/ryan-budget Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:00:00 CDT Faith groups call on President Obama to insist on real relief for underwater homeowners http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-call-on-president-obama-to-insist-on-real-relief-for-underwater-homeowners PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/faith-groups-call-on-president-obama-to-insist-on-real-relief-for-underwater-homeowners Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:13:00 CST PICO Network applauds President Obama's announcement to investigate big banks http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-applauds-presidents-announcement-to-investigate-big-banks Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/pico-applauds-presidents-announcement-to-investigate-big-banks Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:00:00 CST Millions of Unemployed Homeowners to be Saved from Foreclosure http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/millions-of-unemployed-homeowners-to-be-saved-from-foreclosure The announcement yesterday of a policy by Freddie Mac of 12 months forbearance for unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure is a breakthrough of much needed protections. Fannie Mae will announce a similar policy next week. Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/millions-of-unemployed-homeowners-to-be-saved-from-foreclosure Fri, 06 Jan 2012 23:00:00 CST Mike and Mary Ellen Fox Divest from B of A, Invite other Philanthropists to Move their Money http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0076 At PACT Leadership Luncheon, long-time business and community leaders announce they will stand with struggling homeowners pressuring big banks to reduce principals on underwater mortgages Economic Security People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0076 Thu, 03 Nov 2011 12:00:00 CDT Jury still out on ACO Accountability - PICO statement on ACO rules http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0073 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0073 Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:00:00 CDT Groups protest transfer of risky assets as back-door bailout of Bank of America http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0074 Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0074 Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO Letter to the President- Protect DREAM Eligible Youth http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0075 PICO National Network sent the following letter to President Obama, urging him to protect DREAM Act eligible young people and undocumented parents of citizen children from the threat of detention and deportation. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0075 Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO National Network's Statement on President Obama's Deficit Reduction Plan http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0072 PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0072 Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO National Network Statement on Budget Control Act http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0071 PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0071 Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:00:00 CDT California's Faith Communities Push for Strongest Settlement Possible in Foreclosure Crisis http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0070 Economic Security PICO California http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0070 Fri, 15 Jul 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO Statement on Treasury's New Rule Requiring Banks to Offer Extended Forbearance for Unemployed Homeowners http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0069 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0069 Thu, 07 Jul 2011 12:00:00 CDT Mandatory E-Verify Hurts Families and the Economy http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0068 Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0068 Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:00:00 CDT Faith Leaders Praise Senators for Standing Up for the Most Vulnerable http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0066 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0066 Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO Statement on Treasury Foreclosure Sanctions Against BofA, Wells and Chase http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0067 "Today's announcement by the Treasury that it is finally imposing financial sanctions on Bank of America, Wells Fargo and J.P. Morgan Chase is a long-belated victory for American homeowners and the American principle of accountability." Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0067 Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:00:00 CDT Clergy and Community Leaders Call for a State Budget that Includes Revenue Needed to Protect Youth and the Poor http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0065 http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0065 Thu, 26 May 2011 12:00:00 CDT Clergy, Religious Leaders Call Out AG Bondi for Siding with Wall Street, Opposing Strong Foreclosure Fraud Settlement http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0064 On Thursday, May 26, over 50 clergy, faith leaders, and homeowners from 5 counties across Florida will travel to Tallahassee to hold a prayer vigil outside of Attorney General Pam Bondi's office to urge her to stop siding with the Wall Street banks Economic Security Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS) PICO United Florida http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0064 Mon, 23 May 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO National Network Applauds the Reintroduction of the DREAM Act http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0063 Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0063 Wed, 11 May 2011 12:00:00 CDT Grassroots faith groups propose deficit reduction plan that would protect working families and the most vulnerable while rejecting spending caps http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0062 Health Care Access Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0062 Tue, 03 May 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO Applauds Senators Urging Administrative Relief for DREAM-Eligible Students and Youth http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0060 The PICO National Network applauds the twenty-two Senators that issued a letter to President Obama last week urging him to grant deferred action or other measures to give relief to young people who would be eligible for the DREAM Act. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0060 Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:00:00 CDT With Federal Regulators Choosing Side of Big Banks, Homeowner Raise Expectations for Attorneys General Settlement http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0061 The federal agencies had an opportunity to fulfill their responsibility as true regulators of the industry, but instead chose to stand with the big banks and to forsake millions of homeowners and our country's economy. Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0061 Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:00:00 CDT Homeowners strongly condemn consent decree proposed by federal agencies that would let big banks off the hook for mortgage fraud http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0058 Health Care Access Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0058 Wed, 06 Apr 2011 12:00:00 CDT Ryan budget pulls rug out from under Seniors, Disabled and Struggling Families http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0059 Joint Statement of Robert Restuccia, Executive Director, Community Catalyst, and Rev. Heyward Wiggins, Co-Chair PICO National Network Steering Committee, on the House Republican budget plan. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0059 Tue, 05 Apr 2011 12:00:00 CDT PICO Statement on proposed rules on Accountable Care Organizations http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0057 Yesterday's proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to promote better care for Medicare recipients while reducing health care costs are a promising step forward for American families. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0057 Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:00:00 CDT As Attorneys General Begin Negotiations with Banks, Homeowners Mount Pressure to Demand AGs "Pick a Side" http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0056 "Let's help our Attorneys General make the right decision this March 29 by calling their office and demanding a strong and fair settlement that will help millions of Americans and restore our economy," said Rev. Lucy Kolin from PICO National Network. Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0056 Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:00:00 CDT Faith Community Launches National Campaign to Tout Benefits of Health Care Law on One-Year Anniversary http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0055 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0055 Mon, 21 Mar 2011 12:00:00 CDT An Open Letter to the 50 State Attorneys Generals From the Homeowners That Visited the AG National Meeting in Washington, DC http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0054 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0054 Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:00:00 CST Homeowners Call Bank of America Chief's Comments on Fairness Hypocritical http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0053 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0053 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:00:00 CST Homeowners tell Attorneys General: "Not Enough;" Hundred's going to National Association of Attorneys General's Convention http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0052 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0052 Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00 CST Faith Groups Condemn Efforts to Cut off Aid for Unemployed & Struggling Homeowners http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0051 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0051 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 12:00:00 CST Homeowners to 50 state Attorneys General: We Know What Should Be in the Settlement Against Big Banks http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0050 "Homeowners Bottom Line" details how the AG's settlement can restore millions of homeowners Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0050 Thu, 17 Feb 2011 12:00:00 CST Faith and consumer organizations urge Senate to protect the new health law http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0049 As faith and consumer organizations, we are working to make sure that all people can benefit from the protections provided by the Affordable Care Act. Millions of American families are already experiencing the benefits of the new health law. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0049 Wed, 02 Feb 2011 12:00:00 CST Faith Leaders Criticize Florida Health Care Ruling http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0048 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0048 Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:00:00 CST President Obama Highlights Success of Bruce Randolph School in State of the Union Address http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0047 Of millions of schools around the nation, the decision by President Obama to highlight the achievements of The Bruce Randolph School is a well-deserved recognition for the work the entire community has done to boost Bruce Randolph's academic achievement. School Improvement Metro Organizations for People (MOP) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0047 Thu, 27 Jan 2011 12:00:00 CST HUD Confronted on Foreclosure Relief Program http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0046 Housing Opportunities Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0046 Tue, 25 Jan 2011 12:00:00 CST Faith Community Mobilizes to Defend Health Reform Against Repeal; Urges Congress to Let Reform Work for American Families http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0045 Health Care Access Brooklyn Congregations United (BCU) Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP) Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) The Micah Project PICO National Network Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0045 Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:00:00 CST Homeowners urge Attorneys General to stand strong against mortgage fraud http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0044 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0044 Thu, 06 Jan 2011 12:00:00 CST Kansas and Missouri Bishop and Clergy Urge Senators to Show Moral Courage and Support the DREAM Act in Tomorrow's Vote http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0043 Immigration Reform Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Communities Creating Opportunity Kansas (CCO Kansas) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0043 Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:00:00 CST Homeowners Give Moynihan an "F" In First Year at Helm of Bank of America http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0042 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0042 Thu, 16 Dec 2010 12:00:00 CST Homeowners, Foreclosure Victims, Clergy to Meet with Lead Attorney General in Foreclosure Investigation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0040 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0040 Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:00:00 CST Leader of 50 State Foreclosure Probe Tells Struggling Homeowners: "We Will Put People in Jail" http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0041 http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0041 Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:00:00 CST Faith organizations hail bi-partisan House vote in favor of the Dream Act, Urge Senate to stand with America's youth http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0039 Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0039 Thu, 09 Dec 2010 12:00:00 CST People of Faith Across the Nation Mobilize in Support of the DREAM Act http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0038 Faith groups hold events in key states and districts ahead of expected vote in Congress Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0038 Wed, 01 Dec 2010 12:00:00 CST Faith and Community Groups Call for a New Approach to Foreclosure; Single out Bank of America for Criticism http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0037 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0037 Tue, 26 Oct 2010 12:00:00 CDT Faith, Community Groups & Workers Slam Bank of America Announcement to Resume Foreclosures http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0036 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0036 Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:00:00 CDT 3.5 Million Clergy, Homeowners, Foreclosure Victims, Workers Call for National Foreclosure Freeze http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0035 Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0035 Fri, 08 Oct 2010 12:00:00 CDT Faith & Community Groups Call for Nationwide Moratorium on Foreclosures Until Comprehensive Legal Review Can Be Conducted http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0034 Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0034 Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:00:00 CDT PICO to Share the Facts of Health Reform with nearly 100,000 Americans http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0033 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0033 Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:00:00 CDT Faith Groups Hail Passage of Financial Reform Legislation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0032 Faith and community leaders from the PICO National Network \xe2\x80" an alliance of 1,000 congregations from 17 states \xe2\x80" applaud today's passage of legislation to rein in the greedy and irresponsible behavior of the nation's biggest banks. Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0032 Fri, 16 Jul 2010 12:00:00 CDT Community Leaders Bring U.S. Treasury to San Jose http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0031 Obama's Promise of Help for Homeowners is Failing Changes Needed to Hold Banks Accountable Housing Opportunities Economic Security Neighborhood Revitalization People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0031 Wed, 23 Jun 2010 12:00:00 CDT Thousands Join Coordinated Faith Rallies for Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0030 Diverse faith communities from PICO National Network coordinated large rallies in 6 states and 11 cities across the U.S. to call on Congress and the Administration to move swiftly towards fair and humane immigration reform. Immigration Reform PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0030 Tue, 08 Jun 2010 12:00:00 CDT Arizona Law Renews Faith Community's Fight for Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0029 Events across the Country this Weekend Condemn AZ Law, Call for Comprehensive Reform Now Immigration Reform PICO National Network Faith in New York (FiNY) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0029 Tue, 27 Apr 2010 12:00:00 CDT More Than 10,000 People to Converge on Big Banks to End Wall Street's Stranglehold on the Economy http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0028 Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0028 Mon, 26 Apr 2010 12:00:00 CDT OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, TREASURY, HUD HIT "SINGLES" ON TWO FORECLOSURE ISSUES BUT "STRIKE OUT" ON HELP FOR MILLIONS OF UNEMPLOYED HOMEOWNERS http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0027 Housing Opportunities Economic Security PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0027 Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:00:00 CDT Latest Numbers Show Bank of America Continuing to Lag Far Behind Other Big Banks in Performing Loan Modifications http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0026 Housing Opportunities Economic Security Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0026 Fri, 15 Jan 2010 12:00:00 CST Faith Groups Escalate National Accountability Campaign with Bank of America http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0024 Housing Opportunities Economic Security Brockton Interfaith Community (BIC) Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO) Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0024 Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:00:00 CST At Faith and Family Groups' Summit, U.S. Reps. Commit to Make Affordability Their Priority in Health Reform Bill http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0025 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0025 Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:00:00 CST 750+ Leaders Ask President Obama and Congress to Make Affordability a Priority in Final Health Reform Legislation http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0023 750 + Leaders sign open letter in support of strong affordability and coverage provisions for low- and moderate-income Americans Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0023 Fri, 08 Jan 2010 12:00:00 CST Faith Leaders Call for Reform that Keeps Families in their Homes http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0022 Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0022 Mon, 14 Dec 2009 12:00:00 CST CBO analysis: Health reform gives people more for their health care dollar http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0021 A new CBO analysis finds that tighter regulation of insurance companies and a new Health Care Exchange will reduce average health care costs for individuals by as much as ten percent. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0021 Mon, 30 Nov 2009 12:00:00 CST Grassroots Faith Leaders Praise Historic Step Towards Affordable Health Care For All Americans http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0020 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0020 Sat, 07 Nov 2009 12:00:00 CST House nails affordability for working families, now it's time for the Senate to do the same http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0019 House leadership unveiled legislation yesterday that would extend affordable health coverage to 36 million Americans, while taking important steps to control health care costs, all without adding to the federal deficit. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0019 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:00:00 CDT Faith Leaders Proclaim Time is Now for Affordable Health Care http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0018 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0018 Fri, 16 Oct 2009 12:00:00 CDT Senate Finance Proposal Must Do More to Protect Lower-Income Families http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0017 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0017 Mon, 21 Sep 2009 12:00:00 CDT Faith Groups Launch 40 Days for Health Reform Campaign http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0016 National Call-in with President Obama, National TV Ad and Events that reach 100 Members of Congress all part of "40 Days for Health Reform" Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0016 Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:00:00 CDT Faith and Immigrant Communities Demand Comprehensive Immigration Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0015 Thousands urge Congress Member Zoe Lofgren to fix broken immigration system this year. Immigration Reform People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0015 Wed, 05 Aug 2009 12:00:00 CDT 100 Religious Leaders Announce 100 Events across U.S. for Health Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0014 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0014 Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:00:00 CDT Faith & Community Groups Ensure Financial Regulation Protects Everyday Americans with Federal Reserve Meetings in Nine Cities http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0013 Housing Opportunities Economic Security Brockton Interfaith Community (BIC) Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO) PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0013 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 12:00:00 CDT 400 People Expected for Meeting with Sen. Michael Bennet to Discuss Affordable Healthcare http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0012 Metro Organizations for People (MOP) will hold a public meeting July 2 to advocate for an affordability standard in healthcare reform. Health Care Access Metro Organizations for People (MOP) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0012 Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:00:00 CDT Access to Safe, Affordable Credit Must Be Part of Financial Reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0011 Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0011 Wed, 17 Jun 2009 12:00:00 CDT United Interfaith Action (UIA) To Meet With School Superintendent Bonner on the School Budget and Drop-Out Prevention http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0010 United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0010 Thu, 28 May 2009 12:00:00 CDT Missouri legislature says "Tough Luck" to children, the poor http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0009 Health Care Access Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0009 Fri, 08 May 2009 12:00:00 CDT Success of Health Reform Hinges on Affordability: Faith-based and consumer groups weigh in with Congress http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0008 Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0008 Tue, 05 May 2009 12:00:00 CDT Foreclosure Victims, Clergy on Cross-Country "Recovery Express" Bus Caravan to DC Will Hold Capitol Hill Rally and Prayer Service http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0007 Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0007 Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:00:00 CST PICO commends forward movement on mortgage modification & bankruptcy reform http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0006 Today, the federal government took two important steps forward in helping families stay in their homes. Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0006 Wed, 04 Mar 2009 12:00:00 CST A New Day for Families Struggling to Save their Homes and Communities http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0005 Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0005 Wed, 18 Feb 2009 12:00:00 CST Faith leaders call for urgent action by U.S. Treasury to prevent 3 million-plus foreclosures http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0004 With more than 40,000 foreclosures each week in the United States, PICO urges Secretary Geithner to act swiftly and boldly to prevent at least 3 million unnecessary foreclosures. Housing Opportunities PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0004 Wed, 11 Feb 2009 12:00:00 CST Congress Must Fully Fund Children's Health Insurance http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0003 On behalf of the PICO Network Rev. Michael-Ray Mathews urges senators voting tomorrow to take care of the least among us and provide health insurance for every child. Health Care Access PICO National Network http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0003 Wed, 15 Nov 2006 12:00:00 CST Katrina housing aid at-risk in negotiations over emergency spending http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0002 Clergy members blast the delay in passing federal aid for families to rebuild Louisiana. Housing Opportunities Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0002 Thu, 25 May 2006 12:00:00 CDT Protect Katrina victims in the battle over earmarks, religious leaders tell Congress http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0001 The PICO Network is pressing Congress to protect housing money for low-income Gulf Coast families in the emergency supplemental spending bill. Housing Opportunities Rebuilding Louisiana Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT) http://www.piconetwork.org/news-media/releases/0001 Thu, 11 May 2006 12:00:00 CDT