Day 19: The Cloud Over All Of Us

In segregated Atlanta in 1947, the future mayor Ivan Allen, Jr., sought his father’s advice about accepting the invitation to speak at the Community Chest drive kickoff in what was then known as the "Negro community."

Day 18: There’s a Party Waiting!

In James Weldon Johnson’s adaptation of the parable of the prodigal son, he states, “Fall down on your knees, and say in your heart: I will arise and go to my Father.” The father in the story of the prodigal son anxiously waits his son and then celebrates when he returns. It is easy to envision all of heaven in celebration.
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Jesuit Refugee Service/USA & Jesuit Law Schools Welcome Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and 13 U.S.-based Jesuit law schools welcome the introduction of the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016, introduced by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) in the Senate and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) in the House of Representatives. Finding legal representation is one of the first hurdles that asylum seekers arriving in the United States face. According to data compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University, more than 93,000 juvenile asylum seekers are currently without legal representation.