On March 22, 2021, the SSND community, and the Human Trafficking Committee in particular, lost a valued member with the death of Sister Maureen Michael Byrne. Maureen Michael was an artist and teacher who strove to develop the unique talents of each of her students. She brought that type of concern for individuals to her work on Human Trafficking.
Get W.I.T.H. It!
This week, Consider joining the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns on Good Friday for a Virtual Way of the Cross for Economic and Ecological Justice. Also, contact your representatives to fight human trafficking and read Kathleen Bonnette's latest publication "“Oscar Romero stood with the marginalized. Christ does too:.
World Water Day is March 22nd, this week explore where the Earth’s life-giving water came from and learn 10 facts about the global water crisis, send a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, holding him accountable for his 2015 election promise to end all drinking water advisories on First Nations reservations by March 2021!
Consider attending this month’s “Women Resisting Extractivism Film Club”, also you can join a series of webinars from LCWR Region X that explore how gender equality is interconnected with issues of racism, migration and climate change, and follow with USCCB for Lent praying the Stations of the Cross for Human Trafficking.
This week is full of GET WITH IT action! You are invited to attend a Digital "New Day" Rally, hosted by Interfaith Power and Light, read the report released last month at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress and view a webinar "Take Action for Immigrant Justice", hosted by the Interfaith Immigration Coalition.