This week listen to this 3-part podcast on Human Trafficking and Disability, and learn about the 2021 US Environmental Protection Agency report describes how climate change is affecting seasonality.
Dare to Care!
Learn more about the Truth and Reconciliation with our sisters and brothers in Canada, also, please take time to amplify the call of Beyond Borders and other advocates to restore democracy and security, fight rising hunger, and end abuse and discrimination against Haitian and other Black migrants.
This week, make plans to attend a Beyond Borders webinar on Sept 12th, learn about the 16 youth who sued for their right to a clean and healthy environment (and won) in Montana, then join NDMU and the Black Lives Matter Interfaith Coalition's Rally on Sept 10th, lastely, consider attending a Baltimore area gala to benefit the Immigration Outreach Service Center!
Dismantling Racism: Keeping the Dream Alive
An in-person and on-line Dialogue on the Sixtieth Anniversary of the March on Washington: Monday, August 28, 6-7 pm EDT. Hosted by Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life. C
Join a virtual tour with Sister Limeteze Pierre-Gilles SSND and David Diggs who returned from Haiti last week. Meet some of the people whose lives have been transformed. Read the unbelievable journey of Evelio Menjivar in the Washington Post and join Join Catholic Climate Covenant staff in an online “heated conversation” Monday, August 21st.
Watch “Stolen Spirits: The Dark History of Native American Boarding Schools,” a 4:40 minute introductory video about Native American Boarding schools and the concerted government effort at cultural genocide that has never been acknowledged before.
Please pray for Haitians and all other asylum seekers who have fled their homes due to persecution, violence, or economic hardship.
This week in Dare to Care, learn about The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake, a powerful story of love and a treasured object connecting the lives of four generations of enslaved women in the American South. Also, learn more about the PFAS that have seeped into waterways and our very bodies.
This week learn about the upcoming World Day Against Human Trafficking and how you can make a difference! Read an opinion piece in the NYT by our Beyond Borders collaborators asking the US to back civil leaders calling for the democratic rule of law.
Read an article by Cardinal Dolan in America Magazine on immigrants and Catholic belief, watch a documentary on Sr Thea Bowman and dig deeper into Climate Change, Laudato Si’ and the US Catholic Church.
Find out how Indigenous women are disproportionately affected by racialized violence in Canada and learn how you can become part of the solution to plastic pollution!
Learn how racial justice and climate justice are deeply connected, read about Heather McTeer Toney who calls on Black communities to take the lead in calling for climate justice. Learn about first-hand accounts from a migrant survivor of human trafficking and women religious who accompany migrants facing dangers posed by human traffickers.