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Harvesting justice

Hard work, low wages typical situation of farm workers

This holiday season let us give thanks for farm workers’ labor, not just for the blessings of abundance. read more »

by Alexandria Jones
on November 21, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

In praise of public servants, taxi drivers

A reflection on Labor Day 2014

Dignity of labor, rights of workers are fundamental teachings of world's religious traditions. read more »

by Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society
on September 02, 2014

Moral Week of Action

North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests

State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »

August 25, 2014

Why I switched to CVS

CVS did something amazing: stopped selling cigarettes

CVS made a conscious decision to sacrifice significant profits to stand for social good. read more »

by the Rev. Clayton Childers
on August 15, 2014

Building community

A reflection on John 13:31-35

Community isn’t just a group of individuals gathered in one place, says Ethnic Young Adult Summer Intern. read more »

by Daniel Valentin-Morales
on August 07, 2014

Support Fair Minimum Wage Act

Half in Ten campaign offers resources, urges call-in during August

United Methodist Church supports efforts in U.S. Congress to raise minimum wage to living wage. read more »

August 07, 2014

Reject ‘reverse Robin Hood bill’

Bread for the World speaks against increasing child poverty

House legislation would take child tax credit benefits from lower-income working families to give to wealthy. read more »

July 30, 2014

‘Labor in the Pulpit’

Interfaith Worker Justice offers resources

Invite workers, union leaders, worker advocates to speak during worship Labor Day weekend. read more »

July 22, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court rules on Hobby Lobby

Contraception mandate violates some employers’ religious freedom

5-4 decision limits coverage of birth control without patients’ cost sharing as mandated in Affordable Care Act. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on July 03, 2014

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