CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF GALLUP, Inc.
 
     

GALLUP

Catholic Charities of Gallup immigration specialist.

Sister Janet Cashman, a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth, KS, began Oct. 1 as an immigration specialist for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Gallup . Sister Janet has two years missionary experience in Haiti where she was a consultant to a hospital helping analyze nutrition programs. She also designed a new one.

Sister Janet spent 22 years in Peru where she was director of Health Care Ministry for the Archdiocese of Piura-Tumbes. She managed a clinic for the uninsured and was executive secretary of Catholic Charities Piura-Tumbes. Sister Janet is fluent in Spanish and has knowledge of written and spoken French and Haitian Creole. She has translated medical documents for clinics and has provided simultaneous translation at meetings for her community.    

During the past year Sister Janet interned with Network and Center of Concern in Washington , DC on immigration issues. She attended the national conference of the Justice for Immigrants Campaign of the USCCB that was held spring 2007.

            Sister Janet has a background in Public Health from Tulane University . She had a major in International Health and a minor in Health Education; holds a Certificate in Political and Social Theory from UN Antonio Ruiz De Montoya, Lima; and a Certificate in Health Care Ministry from UN de Santa Fe de Bogota, Columbia.         

Sister Janet was chairperson of the Sisters of Charity Leavenworth community’s social justice executive committee and a team member of the Kansas State Migrant Health Care Program.

Sister Janet will work closely with Central New Mexico Catholic Charities Immigration Office, Albuquerque and Catholic Charities Immigration Office in Las Cruces .  

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