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Advocacy and Assistance

Advocacy and Assistance

Benedictine Ministries
The Omega Retreat Center, The Health and Wholeness Center, and the Sisters’ Attic Thrift Store. Their mission is to offer opportunities to people from all walks of life to experience Benedictine spirituality and hospitality.
Website: www.benedictineministries.org
316 W. Highland Dr.
Boerne, TX 78006
Phone: (830) 816-8470
E-mail: omegacenter@gmail.com
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Executive Director: Sister Michael Brandt, OSB

Corporate Responsibility
The program uses the power of stock ownership to raise concerns with corporations and boards. Some examples of concerns might be human rights, human trafficking, workers in sweatshops, environmental problems, water issues, and climate change.
P.O. Box 200423
San Antonio, TX 78220
Phone: (210) 348-6704
Fax: (210) 341-4519
Director: Sister Susan Mika, OSB

P.E.A.C.E.
Initiative Putting an End to Abuse through Community Efforts (PEACE) Initiative is a coalition of 48 agencies, organizations and individuals working collaboratively to end violence in families.
E-mail:patpeacesa@gmail.com
Website: www.thepeaceinitiative.net
1443 S. St. Mary’s St.
San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone: (210) 533-2729
Fax: (210) 533-0880
Facebook: P.E.A.C.E. Initiative
Twitter:@peaceSATX
Executive Director: Patricia S. Castillo, LMSW

San Antonio Community Law Center
The center offers a sliding fee scale for serving clients in family law matters, probate and simple wills, juvenile and children’s issues. No walk-ins. Clients must call first to provide intake information, relevant to the legal matter.
322 W. Woodlawn Ave. Fl #3
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: (210) 271-9595
Fax: (210) 734-4410
Email: sacommunitylawcenter@netzero.net
Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Managing Attorney: Brother William Dooling, CSC

Socially Responsible Investment Coalition
SRIC is a religiously-sponsored organization which facilitates member working to balance economic policies and practices with faith and social concerns. As investors and shareholders, they act to influence corporations toward social responsibility.
E-mail: afalkenberg@sric-south.org
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
285 Oblate Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: (210) 344-6778
Executive Director: Anna Falkenberg, Ph.D.