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Haiti webcast: Rebuilding with Hope

Please join the next a Catholics Confront Global Poverty webcast: Haiti: Rebuilding with Hope on Wednesday, September 15 from 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

Join us for an update and discussion about the current situation in Haiti and the prospects for the future, including:

• An on-the-ground view from CRS staff working with people in Haiti affected by the earthquake;

• An overview of what CRS is doing to address the needs of the victims;

• USCCB/CRS’ efforts to shape U.S. policy towards Haiti based on Catholic social teaching and our on-the-ground experience;

• Concrete ways for Catholics in the U.S., through the Catholics Confront Global Poverty initiative, to support relief and recovery in Haiti;

• An opportunity to engage in dialogue with our presenters from CRS and USCCB.

Thirty minutes of this webcast will be reserved to answer questions from the audience.

For more information:

• Read the USCCB/CRS letter on the Haiti Empowerment, Assistance and Rebuilding Act.

• Learn about how the USCCB is supporting the Church in Haiti.

• Learn about CRS’ work in Haiti.

• Please visit Catholics Confront Global Poverty now to learn how you can begin using your voice to confront poverty, including in Haiti.

• Read the CCGP backgrounder – International Assistance Reform and Our Catholic Response.

• Watch a brief video on global poverty and international assistance.

Please RSVP for this event as space is limited.

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