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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September 27, 2023

Clergy Organizing, Voting Rights/Demoracy

Alabama Clergy: SCOTUS Ruling on Redistricting Will Support a Thriving Democracy

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Clergy and community leaders across Alabama are affirming the importance of the Supreme Court decision to reject the congressional…

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August 28, 2023

Florida Faith Leaders Offer Prayers for Jacksonville Community; Condemn Elected Officials for Past Inaction

For Immediate Release: August 27, 2023 Contact: Shannon Craig Straw,, 202-674-5921 Jacksonville — Leaders with Faith in Florida are grieving with…

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August 3, 2023

Voting Rights/Demoracy

Following The January 6 Indictment, Largest Faith-Based Grassroots Organizing Network Affirms Commitment to Protecting Democracy, Expanding Voting Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2023 CONTACT: Heather Cabral, 202-550-6880,  WASHINGTON – Leaders with the largest faith-based grassroots organizing network reaffirmed…

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