This industry encompasses justice issues ranging from economic disparity to racism. You can recreate the Just Food Restaurant experience introduced at Assembly 2014. Follow up with the resources the author of Behind the Kitchen Door
provided at her workshop and look for her book as a 2015 Reading Program title.
This experiential look at justice issues was introduced at Assembly 2014. It explores food systems, energy use, livelihoods, land use, violence against women, migration, criminalization, greed, radical hospitality and abundance. The informational signs are provided to allow local groups to share the experience.
Behind the Kitchen Door: Restaurant Workers Organizing for Dignity and Justice
With 10 million workers, the restaurant industry is one of the nation’s largest private-sector employers and one of the fastest growing segments of the economy in most regions nationwide, even during the recent economic recession.
Social Justice as a Spiritual Pursuit: Living Lives of Radical Welcome
As United Methodists we are called to live lives of radical welcome. Our walk with Christ, our Christian history and our Wesleyan roots call for us to spread scriptural holiness throughout the land.
Migration Is a Global Concern
Migration is a global phenomenon and a calculable human behavior, but it is often misunderstood within a country’s border.
Race and Immigration in the United States
Race has always been at the core of U.S. immigration policy and practice. The vilification and exclusion of immigrants seeking work or refuge began with the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882.
Communicating Across Generations
Understand the barriers to women under 40 within United Methodist Women as well as barriers around race, economic status and language.