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Photo: Catianne Tijerina/ACT Alliance

Haiti: Two years after the earthquake
The second anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake is a time to honor those who died – and an opportunity to pay tribute "to the indomitable spirit of those who are carrying on."

Hunger, reducing disaster risk are top concerns for 2012
CWS will work to reduce vulnerability to disasters in the coming year, and to address hunger by both ensuring proper nutrition and improving community food systems.

Lives (re)born: Rosie's journey
In October 2011, Rosie arrived in Sacramento, Calif., a refugee from Myanmar (Burma) where she was subject to persecution.  Now she celebrates a new life with her husband – and their newborn daughter.

Advocacy: Preserving vital lifelines
When people of faith come together to pray, speak out and defend the rights of the poor and needy, they can have a significant impact and save lives.

CWS: keep immigrant families together
CWS applauds proposed immigration law changes that would help keep families together by allowing certain undocumented family members of U.S. citizens to remain in the country while they apply for a waiver.

JANUARY 2012

ONLINE FEATURES

Feed the Future, CWS and YOU!
Join CWS and USAID on Friday, Jan. 20, for a special webinar featuring CWS's food security work around the world.

Woman with children
Photo: CWS

Your support makes all the difference
In 2011, your generosity was instrumental in helping people in desperate situations.  Thank you!  (YouTube, 1:06)

2012 Ecumenical Advocacy Days
The 10th annual gathering in Washington, D.C., takes place March 23-26.

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