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Keeping Immigrant Tenants Housed

In one recent case, St. Francis’ Immigrant Housing Justice Project negotiated with a local landlord to secure housing for 11 tenants who were behind in rent and at risk of eviction. Our legal team was able to work with the landlord to reduce the amount that tenants were in arrears and provide tenants with direct aid assistance to satisfy their back rent owed. Because of this individualized advocacy, the IHPJ team was able to secure their housing.

Spring Renewal

Spring is a time of renewal, looking forward to new opportunities, and growth. We felt the spring spirit at St. Francis Community Services last weekend as we celebrated Día del Niño with our neighbors. Día del Niño is an annual celebration held on April 30th throughout Mexico, and in many […]

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Honoring Our Past and Supporting Our Future

February is the birth month of two brave people who chose to make a stand for equality:  U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (born February 12), who issued the Emancipation Proclamation, and African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass (born February 14). The founder of Black History Month, Carter G. Woodson, wanted to honor […]

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Welcome Liz Hare, Executive Director

Welcome Liz Hare, the new executive director of St. Francis Community Services! Liz has spent years advancing food security in emerging global markets. She has a passion for justice and a devotion to walking humbly with vulnerable neighbors. Please join us in celebrating Liz as our new leader!

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