Justice & Peace

Category: Act Now

Protect Asylum Seekers: End Title 42

Title 42 prohibits the entry of people who potentially pose a health risk, either by virtue of being subject to previously announced travel restrictions or because they unlawfully entered the country to bypass health screening measures. Title 42 continues to deny the dignity of migrants and their legal right to

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Praying for Baltimore

Thursday, July 8, 7:00-8:00pm The Black Lives Matter Interfaith Coalition invites you to an hour of holding space and offering prayers for all affected by violence in Baltimore. We mourn the recent murders of Safe Streets workers and pray for all who grieve, as well as for healing for our

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Eyes on ICE: Hunger Strikers Speak Out!

On Monday, April 19th, 2021, from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. est, the Abolish ICE New York and New Jersey Coalition will hold a forum, “Eyes on ICE: Hunger Strikers Speak Out!”. We will provide a space for immigrants currently on hunger strikes in New York and New Jersey ICE jails, as well as former

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Ignatian Family Teach in for Justice 2021

REGISTRATION UPDATE: WE’RE GOING HYBRID! October 16 | VirtualNovember 6-8 | Washington Hilton | Washington, D.C. Save the date for the largest annual Catholic social justice conference in the U.S. Get ready to be inspired and energized to work for a“faith that does justice”! Registration and the IFTJ site will

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21-Day Catholic Environmental Justice Challenge

APRIL 23-MAY 16 Walk with other Catholics as we learn, pray, and take action for environmental justice.  In his encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis invites all people to act on behalf of creation. This call to action is grounded in the principle of integral ecology—the idea that environmental, social, political, and

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3 Things to Watch as Baltimore Considers Affordable Housing Requirements

After months of delay, a pair of bills requiring—and incentivizing developers to build more affordable housing units will be presented before the full Baltimore City Council Tuesday, and could be called for a vote. The bills are part of a package of what’s known as inclusionary housing legislation because they

Advocates Eye Tool to Fight Blight

Baltimore coalition launches effort to campaign for land bank to acquire vacant properties By Giacomo Bologna Iya Kenya MahaliyaDara loves her Northwest Baltimore home, but she’s getting tired of her neighbors. For the past seven years the 48-year-old Baltimore native has lived in a Park Heights rowhome she inherited from

Make Your Voice Heard

Please let President Biden and his administration know you strongly support temporary protective status (TPS) for immigrants from Nicaragua, Nepal, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala by signing this petition from CASA. Since 1990, temporary protected status (TPS) has allowed migrants from countries with unsafe conditions to reside and work legally

BRJA’s 20th Anniversary Event

June 14th @ 7 – 8:30pm BRJA is celebrating 20 years of working towards racial justice! Join us as we explore BRJA’s evolution, including our history, the challenges of doing anti-racism/anti-oppression work in today’s world, and where we hope to be in the next 20 years. Register for the online