Justice Updates – 4/22/2020

Ministering to the Imprisoned
Join the Catholic Mobilizing Network today, Wednesday, April 22nd at 2:00 PM ET for “Five Lessons from Restorative Justice: In the Time of COVID-19”

Our worlds have been turned upside down by COVID-19,  Our incarcerated brothers and sisters face this pandemic behind bars, often without protection, in increased isolation and at a disproportionate risk of infection.

This discussion features Sheryl Wilson, an esteemed restorative justice practitioner and national leader.

Click to register.

Three Days of Virtual Earth Day
April 22, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, kicks off a three consecutive day livestream that will bring together celebrities, activists, performers, and thought leaders for an empowering, inspiring, and communal digital experience.

The fight against the coronavirus and the climate crisis go hand-in-hand, and as we work to flatten the curve of this pandemic, we must strive toward the longer-term goal of building a society rooted in sustainability and justice.

Don’t miss out! Head to earthdaylive2020.org to get involved.

April 2020 – Stop Trafficking
This month’s issue looks at the connection between foster care and human trafficking. Children in the foster care system lack a permanent and stable family, they may move multiple times during their time in foster care and may have limited access to educational opportunities.  These may contribute to their sense of vulnerability and puts them at risk of human trafficking.

Please click here to read.

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