Rick Steves, the well know travel writer and PBS personality, has developed a public television special about hunger, hope and the impact of smart development aid in the Global South. He is introducing the program at Town Hall in Seattle on Sept. 8. The web link includes more information about the program and a short video that will be live after Sept. 8. This program comes from Rick’s passion for “Travel as a Political Act.” The program shares lessons learned while traveling in Guatemala and Ethiopia.
List of Closing Prayers that might be useful for various social justice gatherings.
At Bellarmine Chapel (Cincinnati), JustFaith “graduates” have prepared and shared “Public Narratives” (short talks, PNs can become e.g,. pulpit announcements and “graced history” reflections). Public Narratives are developed by leader-organizers to engage others (see introductory video (0:12:13, link) by Marshall Ganz and attached PN development workshop handouts from the Episcopal Diocese of California).
Presentation on parish mobilization for social justice (with the example of environmental justice) by St. Ignatius – Portland.
Presentation about St. Ignatius – Portland’s partnership with Portland Clean Energy.
Presentation from Chris Kerr at the Jesuit Parish Justice Summit including: overview of Jesuit parishes in the US; ISN and Jesuit Conference of Canada and the US approach to immigration, racial justice, and environmental justice; and ways parishes can engage with ISN.
We build gardens for our neighbors through Fresh is Better. This is our recruitment flyer.
We hold a plant sale annually to support Fresh is Better, a garden project we coordinate in the community.
This is the template we use for all meetings – this sample is for the Healthy Earth Team but it could be used for any meeting or group.
Brian Christopher, S.J.’s opening keynote on “Reconciliation in an Age of Rage” at the Jesuit Parish Justice Summit.