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When Soccer Is More Than a Team; It’s a Sanctuary

Posted on 04/25/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Founder of Special Team for Immigrants Shares What He’s Learned

By Elvis Garcia Callejas
Catholic Charities Migration Counselor 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Elvis Garcia Callejas, Union F.C., immigrant youth soccer

Soccer, Immigrant Teens & Lives Transformed

Posted on 03/18/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Can a white and black ball make teens feel at home when everything else in their lives has changed?
 
This is what Elvis Garcia Callejas, migration counselor at Catholic Charities, addressed at the 2016 Urban Soccer Symposium in...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Urban Soccer Symposium, Elvis Garcia Callejas, South Bronx, La Union F.C.

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