Skip to content
Congregational Endorsements
Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary signed on in support of the following endorsements for justice:

Nov. 7: The BVM Council signed onto a letter urging the Biden Administration to honor the dignity of immigrant families by taking action to bring them back together, reclaim unused green cards, provide parole for people in family-based green card backlogs, and expand family reunification parole programs. Church World Service sent letters to President Joseph R. Biden.

Nov. 7: Sisters of Charity, BVM endorsed an investor statement calling on U.S. companies to take steps toward paying a living wage to direct and
contract workers, in line with international human rights standards. The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility sent letters to all
members of the U.S. Congress.

Nov. 10: The BVM Congregation supported a letter requesting the Biden Administration impose targeted financial sanctions on the corrupt officials, criminal enterprises, and economic elites most responsible for undermining democracy and rule of law in Guatemala. Faith in Action International
sent letters to President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris.

Nov. 10: Sisters of Charity, BVM re-supported a letter calling on the U.S. Congress to sign a bipartisan, bicameral continuing resolution to ensure that federal programs continue to serve essential needs while Congress works to finish FY24 funding legislation. The Coalition on Human Needs sent letters to all members of the U.S. Congress.

Dec. 6: Sisters of Charity, BVM supported a letter to expand the Child Tax Credit to include families whose incomes are above the federal poverty line yet do not make enough to cover basic necessities. Coalition on Human Needs sent letters to all members of the U.S. Congress.

Jan. 3: The BVM Council endorsed a letter urging Congress to finish the appropriations process for fiscal year 2024 and adopt the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan funding framework to begin final negotiations on the budget. Coalition on Human Needs sent letters to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries.



Back To Top