We invite you to watch YES! Presents: Solving Plastic—“Activists and contributors from the Solving Plastic issue of YES! Magazine discuss the diverse ways communities are fighting the petrochemical industry and working toward a plastic-free world—and how you can get involved!”
Please consider watching the Exploring Intersections discussion on Migration. “As increasing numbers of people flee violence and insecurity in their home countries in search for a better life, the panelists will discuss how we build a culture of hospitality and solidarity with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers and will investigate the root causes driving the migration movement and what it means to have a just and effective immigration policy that preserves human dignity.” Click here to watch the recording.
Human Trafficking and Haiti
- The AM and CP Human Trafficking Committees and the AM Haiti Committee are co-sponsoring a webinar entitled, “The Year for the Elimination of Child Labor: Challenge and Hope,” on June 14th at 7:00pm (EST). In honor of the World Day Against Child Labor, we will hear from Sister Beatriz Martinez-Garcia, SSND, Director of the SSND UN-NGO Office, and Sister Limeteze Pierre-Gilles, SSND, Executive Leadership Fellow with Beyond Borders. Join us to learn more about the travesty of child labor, and what SSNDs are doing to combat it through the Haiti partnership! Click this link to join: https://zoom.us/j/91980216069.
- Additionally, the U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking will be hosting a webinar on June 16th, entitled “How Children are being Trafficked for Labor in the U.S.” Click here to register.
We invite you to read or watch a recent interview given to AMERICA magazine by Fr. Bryan Massingale, reflecting on the state of race relations in the Church and the United States one year after George Floyd’s murder: A year after the murder of George Floyd, what has changed? | America Magazine
In case you missed it…
Registration is open for “Laudato Si’ and the U.S. Catholic Church: A Conference Series on Our Common Home,” a biennial conference series sponsored by Creighton University and Catholic Climate Covenant, to convene, equip, and inspire Catholics who can more deeply integrate Laudato Si’ and its climate change teaching into the U.S. Church. The conference will be held virtually from July 13-15, 2021. Please click here to register.