National Black Sisters’ Conference on USCCB head Gómez’ speech against social justice movements

Statement: National Black Sisters' Conference on USCCB head Gómez' speech against social justice movementsA comment from Sr. Bea Hernandez, JPIC Coordinator:This is a response from the National Black Sisters’ Conference to the USCCB President Archbishop Gomez’ recent speech against social justice movements.  I think that their letter is a thoughtful and challenging one that we all need to be aware of.  Let us all stand in solidarity with those that are too often relegated to the margins of society and take action to change the persistent systemic injustices that tear at the fabric of society.Read the Statement [...]

National Black Sisters’ Conference on USCCB head Gómez’ speech against social justice movements2021-11-24T18:43:44+00:00

Faith Leader Letter Regarding a White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, Hunger, and Health Post

Faith Leader Letter Regarding a White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, Hunger, and Health“Hunger is a political condition. We have the food, resources, knowledge, infrastructure; we have everything to end it but we haven’t had the political will,” Rep. Jim McGovern, U.S. House of Representatives.On October 26, 2021, U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Mike Braun (R-IN) and U.S. Representatives James P. McGovern (D-MA) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) introduced S. 3064/ H.R. 5724 - a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would convene a second national White House conference on food, nutrition, hunger, and health. The first such conference occurred just over 50 years ago, culminating [...]

Faith Leader Letter Regarding a White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, Hunger, and Health Post2021-11-18T20:22:19+00:00

Indian Boarding School Policies Advocacy Post

 Support the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School PoliciesLast week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA), Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-3), and Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4) reintroduced a bill to create a Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States. It is way past time that the United States and the faith community acknowledge the historic trauma of the Indian boarding school era. Now is the time for us to raise our voices and work with tribal nations to get this legislation passed into law.In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Christian churches collaborated with the [...]

Indian Boarding School Policies Advocacy Post2021-11-16T20:23:53+00:00

Seafarers Petition Advocacy Post

Sign the Petition to Walmart to Protect Seafarers“The $14 trillion shipping industry, responsible for 90% of world trade, has left in its wake what appears to be a record number of cargo-ship castaways. Abandonment cases are counted when shipowners fail to pay crews two or more months in wages or don’t cover the cost to send crew members home, according to the International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency.”  The link below is for you to consider signing a petition sponsored by LCWR and the Coalition of Catholic Organizations Against Human Trafficking (CCOAHT)’s petition urging Walmart, one of the world’s largest retailers, to acknowledge [...]

Seafarers Petition Advocacy Post2021-11-16T20:20:10+00:00

NETWORK Advocacy Post

Take Action with NETWORKTell the House to Support a Bold Build Back Better Package. Call 888-738-3058!Call your Representative at 888-738-3058 and tell them to support a Bold Build Back Better planWrite a Letter to the Editor in Support of the Build Back Better PlanLetters to the Editor are widely read local content and Members of Congress pay attention to them! Show your support for the policies included in President Biden’s Build Back Better plan. Find a step by step guide to write your letter to the editor about Build Back Better here. 

NETWORK Advocacy Post2021-11-16T20:13:16+00:00
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