When it comes to economic inequality, and the cycle of poverty, I have been researching at my internship (New Haven Reads) how the lack of proper education contributes to the cycle of poverty. Specifically, the lack of suitable education, or education at all, provided for women creates a cycle of illiteracy, which results in the […]
…I am stepping away from Dating Jesus (again, I know) to focus my attentions elsewhere. I have done this before (many times, actually, and usually so I can focus on other writing). This is one of those times, and I just may return, but for all that feels important these days, driving traffic to a blog […]
This documentary, by Daphne Matziaraki, was nominated for a 2017 Academy Award. Here’s more. And thanks, Leftover, for the link.
Right here. Every day, do that one thing. And thanks, Jan and Susan, for the link.
You don’t know me, and I won’t pretend to know you, but we are at a critical juncture in our country and in our respective faiths and it’s important that we act and act quickly. On Friday, the Republican president signed an ethically, legally, and morally questionable executive order that restricted immigration from seven nations — none […]
So Pew Research Center has looked at where this country’s immigrants have come from in the last 40 or so years. Interestingly, last fiscal year, most of our immigrants came from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The CT Council for Interreligious Understanding(CCIU), Muslim Coalition of CT (MCCT), and Hartford Seminary will host another in the series, “Honest Conversations with Muslim Neighbors.” Date: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31 Place: Congregation Beth Israel Address: 701 Farmington Ave., West Hartford
As I write this, protests have gone on and are being planned all over the country (including one scheduled by CAIR at Bradley International Airport here in Connecticut) over an executive order signed by the Republican president on Friday night. (This is an old hat trick used by despots everywhere — do your dirty work […]
And thanks, Leftover, for sharing this. I guess the rest of the world sees our new president precisely for what he is.