Juneteenth & Catholic Social Teaching

Categories: News
Celebrated on June 19, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It honors June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, to announce that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Why did …

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Free Milk Distribution

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Vincentian Volunteers from St. Vincent de Paul of Los Angeles provided thousands of gallons of free milk, cheese and meat to the community from the back parking lot of our Los Angeles thrift store. Thank you to our Vincentians who organized the event and thank you to our social media community …

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Black Americans & Homelessness

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“In Los Angeles County, African Americans represent 7.9% of the population. In the latest homeless count, with double-digit city and county increases that are uniformly disappointing and disturbing, Black people make up 34% of the 66,000-plus total.” (Los Angeles Times). This homelessness statistic conducted by the LAHSA 2020 Homelessness Count, was finalized in January of …

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SVdPLA Thrift Stores Reopen

Categories: COVID-19 Information, News
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store storefront
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Los Angeles Thrift ​Stores Are Now Open To The Public LOS ANGELES (June 2, 2020)​ — Society of St. Vincent de Paul Los Angeles (SVDPLA) has announced the reopening of​ their thrift stores in both LA and Long Beach. With the health and safety of our employees, customers and …

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Job Opening- Conference Coordinator

Categories: Job Openings, News
Description PURPOSE:  The main objective of the Conference Coordinator is to establish, support, and promote the Conference of Charity groups in parishes and centers, and assist with their activities as it pertains to each group’s parochial community.  The Coordinator provides supervision to ensure the nonprofit status of each Conference is maintained by ensuring annual filings and …

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