Faith in Action Central America is the first international project of the PICO Network. In 2002, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez of Honduras reached out to Faith in Action to explore his vision of developing grassroots leadership among ordinary people through the Central American Catholic Church.

Comunidades de Fe Organizadas para la Accion (COFOA) is PICO’s organization in El Salvador where we are building the capacity of ordinary people to become leaders, demonstrate self-reliance and self-sufficiency, and bring their faith values into the public arena to transform their communities into better places to live.

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April 18, 2019

Faith in Action Joins Nationwide Racial Equity Groups in Launch of Website for Voters to Share Stories of Voting Rights Infringement        

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2019   Contact: Erin Williams,, (202) 748-0699 or  Heather Cabral, aims to drive change ahead of 2020 presidential election  WASHINGTON – Ahead of…

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April 16, 2019

Criminal Justice, Economic Dignity

Local group proposes plan that would reform bail for nonviolent, misdemeanor offenses

Locking someone up in the Hamilton County Justice Center costs $69 a day, according to Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld. It's a…

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Economic Dignity, Immigrant Justice

Florida sanctuary cities bill ‘neither loving nor compassionate’ | Commentary

For the past six years, Pope Francis has consistently challenged people of faith and all people of good will to open our hearts…

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