Category Social Justice

Ending Mass Incarceration

Ending Mass Incarceration: The Ongoing Call to Faith Communities by Lissette Castillo and Janis Rosheuvel The crisis of incarceration this nation now faces demands people of faith act with swift and fierce moral authority to transform, not just reform, an irreparably broken system. It demands that all of us—clergy, seminarians, teachers, and people in pews, […]

International delegation has arrived!

United Methodist Women and General Board of Global Ministries have sponsored an international delegation of influential leaders from around the globe.  To learn a bit about each delegate and the important work they do in their communities, please see below for their short bios. United Methodist Delegation People’s Global Action on Migration, Development and Human […]

Postcard on Immigration for your Representative

Here is a postcard to mail to your representative on immigration.

Discussing Violence, Economics and War

This week United Methodist Women is participating in the 57th session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57), with an international delegation representing us at U.N. events and serving as panelists and presenters at our parallel events at our Church Center for the United Nations, across the street from the U.N. The theme […]

Kayleigh Vickers Reflects on Climate Justice Seminar 2013

Kayleigh is studying nursing at Mercy Fort Smith, Arkansas. She is originally from Lewes Beach, Delaware and a member of the Naticoke tribe.  Kayleigh is a member and leader in the Native American International Caucus.

Kelly Schaefer Reflects on Climate Justice Seminar 2013

Kelly is from Michigan, but currently resides at the Asian Rural Institute in Japan. She is serving as a Mission Intern with the General Board of Global Ministries.

Yuka Kawamura Reflects on Climate Justice Seminar 2013

Yuka is currently studying to be a nurse and resides in Tokyo, Japan.