Please read the article 19 quick and easy ways to reduce your food and plastic waste | Scrubbing In for some good ideas about how to live more sustainably!
Commercial seafood organizations have begun responding to a U.S. Justice Department task force report on human trafficking in international waters. The report, nearly three years in the making, included 27 recommendations for the federal government to eliminate loopholes or strengthen policies. Click here to read more about the progress being made!
We encourage you to visit the Center for Migration Studies' new Climate-Induced Migration webpage, which explores the connection between climate change and migration, provides analysis of international efforts to address climate-induced migration, and shares policy ideas that address the challenges of communities most affected by environmental degradation.
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Please raise your Voter Voice to urge your representatives to enforce the moratorium on deportations! Click the link to send a letter of support.
Black History Month
In the United States and Canada, February is recognized as Black History Month. We invite you to use these resources to learn and celebrate! Black History Month Calendar; February 2021: Honoring Black Agency & Black Joy | Facing History and Ourselves; History of Black Catholics (nbccongress.org) in America; Black Saints and Martyrs (nbccongress.org); On the Road to Sainthood: Leaders of African Descent | USCCB