Press Contact: Rachel Rosen, [email protected] 

April 6, 2021 Press Releases

DMFI Mourns the Passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings

“We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of our dear friend Congressman Alcee Hastings. A vital voice in Congress for 28 years, Hastings broke barriers, won victories for marginalized groups, fought for human rights at home and abroad, and championed a strong U.S.-Israel relationship. A civil rights lawyer, Florida’s first Black Federal judge and the longest-serving Member of Congress from Florida, his impact will be lasting, and his passing is a tremendous loss."

March 26, 2021 Press Releases

DMFI Applauds Biden Administration Plan to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Palestinians

"We welcome the Biden administration’s decision to send humanitarian aid to Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza to help them meet the urgent needs associated with COVID-19. In addition to supporting health care facilities, the aid will also provide emergency food assistance to vulnerable families. The aid will be provided by USAID which will work in coordination with Catholic Relief Services’ COVID-19 response efforts in the region."