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Lesson from Lois: Be part of the struggle, on umc.org
Lesson from Lois: Be part of the struggle, on umc.org

Lois Dauway was a tireless advocate for social justice. Known for "meddlin'" in order to effect change, she inspired, mentored and nurtured countless staff and members of United Methodist Women.
2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Inclusion in the Dominican Republic
Inclusion in the Dominican Republic

In Santiago, International Child Care focuses on inclusion of peoples with disabilities and works directly with children and adolescents and their families as well as with the schools and communities.
2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

행동하라는 부르심
행동하라는 부르심

1950 년대부터 연합감리교회 여선교회는 인종 정의 헌장에 대한 견해를 지지해 왔습니다. 헌장은 1980 년 연합감리교회 여선교회에 의해 채택되었습니다.
2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Llamadas a Actuar
Llamadas a Actuar

Desde la década de 1950 (mil novecientos cincuenta), Mujeres Metodistas Unidas han afirmado las diferentes versiones del Código de Justicia Racial.
2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sustained Discomfort
Sustained Discomfort

In July 2015, Sandra Bland, 28, was brought into custody after being pulled over in Prairie View, Texas. Camera footage showed Bland refusing, within her rights, to leave her car and being forcibly removed and arrested.
2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: Called to Act
Responsively Yours: Called to Act

It is critical that we renounce the fear of the “other” that allows weapons manufacturers, private prison operators and politicians to manipulate us for their own gain.
2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters
Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters

If systemic racism and white supremacy are to end, we must commit ourselves as people of God to make sure that justice rolls down like waters, powerfully and unceasingly.
2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bethlehem Centers of Nashville
Bethlehem Centers of Nashville

More than 100 years ago, Estelle Haskins and Sallie Sawyer merged their services to start a kindergarten, well-baby clinic, sewing circle and recreation programs.
2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Rallies Against House Bill 2
United Methodist Women Rallies Against House Bill 2

HB2 disallows cities from raising minimum wage above the state minimum, restricts family leave, working conditions, child welfare protections and the means by which North Carolinians can pursue claims of discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, biological sex or disability in state courts.
1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women CEO Joins Interfaith Opposition to Refugee B...
United Methodist Women CEO Joins Interfaith Opposition to Refugee Ban Based on Religion, Nationality

CEO Harriett Olson joined with interfaith leaders to oppose a proposed U.S. ban on refugees and immigrants based on their national origin or religion; this effort was initiated by Church World Service, Interfaith Immigration Coalition, The UMC's Immigration Task Force, the General Board of Church & Society.
1/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

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