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Center of Concern | Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Education for Justice's 2016 Advent Reflections, written by Creative Voice Fr. Luis A. Vera, O.S.A. highlights the theme of “Creating the Common Good.” He centers the reflections on the scripture passage, “And the Word Became [Mercy] and Dwelt Among Us” (John 1:14). Father Luis reminds us that God is Mercy and invites us to BE mercy to all we meet. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern.

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Education for Justice | Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Film Discussion Guide: 13th

Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary 13th argues that although slavery was ostensibly abolished in 1865, the thirteenth amendment legally embedded and allowed a pernicious form of enslavement into American institutions. This loophole has since been wielded as a devastating political tool in the form of mass incarceration and criminalization.

Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern.

CoC attends global gathering of economic and social rights advocates

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Nov 14, 2016

CoC attends global gathering of economic and social rights advocates

On November 15th through 19th, 2016, CoC team member Aldo Caliari will be in Buenos Aires (Argentina) to represent Center of Concern at the Assembly of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Network. The Assembly will bring together members from all over the world for assessing network activities since the last Assembly (held in 2008) and strategies for the way forward. The day before the Assembly starts he will also participate of a meeting of the Extraterritorial Obligations Consortium being held in the same city.

Integral Ecology | Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Center of Concern Launches Integral Voices Social Justice Blog

Center of Concern launches Integral Voices, a global blog about social justice, to celebrate the first anniversary of Pope Francis's encyclical, Laudato Si. This blog will offer concise, high-quality content from prominent pastoral, thought, and executive leaders from diverse religious, cultural, economic, and political backgrounds on integral ecology, Pope Francis's vision for the holistic web of relationships between society and the natural world.