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Talk Justice Together January Edition

We may be in the depths of January- but there is still much to talk justice together about!

Race: Thanks for this find Christian Hubbard! 10 Inspiring Latinas Who Have Made History.

Race: Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day on January 27 by downloading this printable bookmark. Talk about why literature is so important to expanding worldview.

Race: A lesser-known hero of the civil rights movement, cook Georgia Gilmore. How could you use your practical gifts to make a difference?

Social Justice: #YouNeedtoKnow 170 daily actions to transform our world.

Refugees: Rohingya refugees race to fix shelters before the monsoon season begins. What would it feel like to be displaced and vulnerable?

Creation Care: Rising sea levels affect the island of Kutobdia off the coast of Bangladesh.

Hunger: A free app from UNICEF converts kids steps into life-saving nutrition to kids suffering from malnutrition. Check it out!

Peace: A perspective from the Isreali-Palestinian conflict through of the eyes of a family who faced the demolition of their home. I want them to live like other children. 

Access to Education: The encouragement of family paves the way for girls to make education a priority.

Inspiration: The Nigerian women’s bobsled team! Make sure to check out their Olympic journey.

What did your family talk about this month? 

Talk Justice Together December 2017 Edition

Happy Advent Season! Talk justice together this month of December.

Social Justice: Author Sarah Thebarge shares a story from her medical training work in South Sudan. Love Runs In. How can your family run in for others? 

Creation Care: A changing climate. A deeply moving photographic exhibition from the United Nations Development Programme. Discuss the changes our planet and people face.

Refugees: What they bring to the tableWhat ethnic food does your family enjoy most? 

Innovation: Check out the finalists in the MacArthur Foundation 100&change competition. Each finalist and semifinalist program features a video of the life-saving work they are doing globally. What program sparks your imagination? 

Access to Education: A Syrian boy wins the 2017 International Children’s Peace Prize for starting a school at a refugee camp in Lebanon when he was just twelve years old.

Immigrants and Refugees: An Advent Prayer. 

Hunger: The new face of hunger in the United States. What surprised you? 

Disability: Healthcare professionals with disabilities make a difference.

Access to Education: A symphony of broken instruments. Love, hope and the importance of arts in education.

Race: 5 lessons from multiethnic youth ministry.  What lesson resonates with you?