Thank you! Your responses will help us prepare for our annual meeting.

* 1. My information

* 2. How are Catholic social teaching and the call to love God and neighbor through concrete actions to address local or global problems currently integrated into formation of Hispanic ministry leaders in your (arch)diocese?

* 3. Please indicate the frequency with which you engage Hispanic Catholics in your diocese in each of the following activities.

  Never Infrequently Sometimes Often
Educating Catholics about Catholic social teaching and local or global issues through workshops, conferences, bulletin announcements, etc.
Direct service activities to meet the immediate needs of people who are vulnerable (e.g. meal programs, legal counseling, etc.)
Working with community groups to organize Catholics to influence issues affecting the local community (i.e. community organizing)
Communicating with local elected officials for your state, county or city about issues of concern via letters, emails, phone calls, or in-person visits.
Communicating with national elected officials in the U.S. Congress or the White House, or with federal officials, about issues of concern via letters, emails, phone calls, or in-person visits.
Economic development opportunities, such as job training, assistance to low-income entrepreneurs, worker-owned or community owned businesses, community banking or finance, etc.

* 4. Please indicate if you have been or are involved with any of the below issues through your ministry role. Please check all that apply.

* 5. What connection do you see, if any, between the process of the V Encuentro in your diocese and/or region, and engaging Catholics you work with to address the issues that affect their families, communities, or world?

* 6. How much do you think Hispanic/Latino Catholics that you work with would agree with the following statements? (Please indicate agreement on scale below, from "Strongly Disagree" to "Strongly Agree.")

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
My Catholic faith calls me to not only help those in need through doing service or giving money, and also by working to identify and address the causes of why people are in situations of need.
Whatever my legal status, I have the right and ability to make my voice heard by elected officials.
The Word of God in Scripture calls me and others to love God and neighbor by caring for those who are poor and vulnerable in my community.
My family and community are connected to and responsible for the wider global human family because we are all part of God's family.
The religious/cultural traditions that I celebrate (e.g. Marian devotion, saints’ days, el Día de los Muertos, etc.) inspire me to help address issues that impact my community.

* 7. How would you describe your own individual knowledge of Catholic social teaching and the call for all Catholics to work to address issues that impact our local and global communities?

* 8. Prior to the November 2018 NCADDHM Conference on Advocacy (Nov. 6-9 in Baltimore/DC), we will be having several webinars to prepare participants about why and how we advocate as Catholics.  What is your language preference for these webinars?

* 9. We are looking for stories to share with others about Hispanic Catholics engaging in work around Catholic social mission or social justice.  If you are interested in sharing your work in this area with others, please tell us a little about that work here.

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