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Payday Lending, Predatory Lending, Dallas, Arlington, Texas IAF

DAI, Catholic Church Credited with Blocking Arlington Payday Lending

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
University of Utah & University of New Mexico

"Catholic congregations and leaders ...were central in the push for payday lending reform in nearby Arlington.   Father Daniel Kelley of St. Joseph Catholic Church was particularly influential.  In addition, the Texas Catholic Conference, the public policy voice of Texas’ Catholic bishops, worked directly on payday lending reform at the state and local level, and also participated in Dallas Area Interfaith and Faith Leaders for Fair Lending. Read more about DAI, Catholic Church Credited with Blocking Arlington Payday Lending

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Affordable and Dignified Housing, Evictions, Josephine Lopez-Paul, organizing in Texas

Dallas Area Interfaith Fights Off Mass Evictions in West Dallas

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Dallas Morning News

DAI, in collaboration with the Wesley Rankin Community school and center, organized a meeting to brief hundreds of worried renters about their rights as tenants, the basics of eviction law and to pressure the City of Dallas to intervene on tenants’ behalf.  Mayor Pro Tem Monica Alonzo, along with the Assistant City Attorney, assured renters that extra-legal evictions would not be tolerated. Read more about Dallas Area Interfaith Fights Off Mass Evictions in West Dallas

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Community Policing, #Blacklivesmatter, Josephine Lopez-Paul

DAI Calls on Police, Community to Build Trust for Better Policing

Sunday, July 10, 2016
Dallas Morning News

At a community meeting organized by Dallas Area Interfaith, there were no easy platitudes in reference to the Thursday night shooting of police officers and protesters that left five officers dead...   Read more about DAI Calls on Police, Community to Build Trust for Better Policing

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Medicaid Privatization, Teacher Shortage Crisis, aging, school funding

NCG Continues Push for Transparency in Medicaid Privatization

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Las Vegas Review Journal

At a 300-person assembly of ‘Nevadans for the Common Good,’ state legislators publicly supported NCG goals to address the state’s teacher shortage and to ensure that a plan to privatize some medicaid services in Nevada is transpare Read more about NCG Continues Push for Transparency in Medicaid Privatization

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Huffington Post, Interfaith Relations, Muslim, Christian, Jewish

HuffPost Quotes DAI: Working Together Builds Interfaith Relations

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Huffington Post

To those concerned about anti-Muslim sentiment in the country, Huffington Post writer Carol Kuruvilla recommends, “Get involved with your local interfaith network.”  She cites Dallas Area Interfaith organizer Josephine Lopez-Paul.... Read more about HuffPost Quotes DAI: Working Together Builds Interfaith Relations

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safety, DPD, Josephine Lopez-Paul, police shooting

Dallas Area Interfaith Clergy Call on Police to Communicate

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Fox 4 News
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ACA, Federal Insurance Marketplace, Obamacare, Universal Healthcare, Willie Bennett

300 Dallas Leaders Launch Healthcare Campaign

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Dallas Morning News

For years, Dallas Area Interfaith has zeroed in on ways to expand access to insurance and to reduce the cost of medical care overall. Now, "Dallas-area church and community groups are hoping to sort out the confusion of the federal Affordable Care Act, using a colorful new booklet that explains the law to people who are uninsured. About 300 people kicked off the educational effort Thursday night at Temple Emanu-El in North Dallas. Read more about 300 Dallas Leaders Launch Healthcare Campaign

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