One thousand people of faith turned out at Sardis Missionary Baptist Church, a historically Black church in Birmingham, for the Founding Convention of Faith in Action Alabama, the newest federation to join PICO National Network through our expansion program.
This week of mobilization to resist and rebuild will be capped off with a weekend of prayer, teaching and preaching about the theological roots of resistance to a dominant culture that values profits over people and uses racism and xenophobia to exclude and exploit.
Nearly 2 out of 3 Americans (197.4 million people) live within 100 miles of the US land and coastal borders, according to 2007 from the US Census Bureau.
Wendy's has consciously and shamefully opted to profit from farmworker poverty and abuse, continuing to cling to the low-bar standards of the past when presented with an acclaimed and proven alternative.
Day 2 actions during this week of Prophetic Resistance.
Across the country, people will join in a general strike - we will not go to work, to school, or spend money - to show that our communities make this country what it is.
Join us in a nation-wide Week of Prophetic Resistance May 1-7 as we stand together across the immigrant, economic and racial justice movements, to organize and resist with our bodies, our prayers, and our money.
Today, May 1st, thousands of people will convene together in communities around the world to commemorate May Day, otherwise known as International Workers’ Day.
This immoral Wall Street perspective on labor compensation is, arguably, exactly what’s gone wrong with the American economy.
Unitarian Universalist Church Reverend Molly Housh Gordon: “I hope that we can set a tone for our community about welcoming the stranger and loving our neighbor, more concretely and more actively.”
As concerns over racial profiling and healthcare rise across the nation, hundreds of San Diegans on Wednesday came together to fight for human rights by standing in solidarity with faith leaders at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Logan Heights.
Under this status, the church says it will take civil initiative to protect immigrants and refugees facing deportation.
They arrived by the busloads, pledging to stand together for what they call human rights reform.
Local protesters wanted to know the status of the President's tax returns.
People objecting to Pennsylvania’s status as the state with the widest gap between funding for rich and poor school districts have argued that a ZIP code all too often determines the quality of a student’s education.
Faith in Community, formerly known as Faith in the Valley, received one of the largest grants, of $600,000, to address a series of health issues, although efforts in Kern will be focused on air quality, said Joey Williams, lead organizer for the Kern County chapter.
Protesters chanting "Hey, hey, ho, ho, corporate greed has got to go" marched in Center City on Saturday, calling for President Trump to release his tax returns.
The goal, organizers said, is to form “action teams” to focus on immigration, racial profiling, the criminal justice system, health care and affordable housing.
Missouri Faith Voices calls this “a moral crisis.”
Religious leaders are urging people to flood social media this weekend using the hashtag #FreeMaribel. They believe the hashtag and Ivanka Trump could be key to preventing a Fairfield mother's deportation.