Category Archives for Economic Justice 2019

Economic Justice Educator’s Guide 2019

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Access your Educator’s Guide for your classroom by filling out the form below. You will then be directed to a page where you can download a high quality PDF file to print out or share digitally. Please let us know if you have any difficulty accessing the download.  ECONOMIC JUSTICEEDUCATOR’S GUIDEGet […]

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Faith Perspective

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Maryknoll missioners in Cambodia and Myanmar are seeing the return of fishermen who have been rescued from slave-like working conditions on Thai fishing boats. Recruited by false promises of a living wage, these vulnerable people incur crippling debts and suffer terrible abuse by their employers, some for years.Susan Gunn from the […]

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Maryknoll Lay Missioner James Harvey raising awareness about the realities of human trafficking.

Neighbor Focus

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Lita carefully traces daisies on the cake she is preparing for her client in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is grateful for the work and the skills she has learned as a pastry chef. But her life has not always been one of cakes and daisies.Lita was very young when her father […]

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Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Mission Educator Promoter, Dr. Walter Hidalgo, participates in the Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem, Israel.

Engage Your Family

During Lent, pray these Stations of the Cross with your family for all those impacted by human trafficking. Download PowerPoint  (2.5MB)FIRST STATION         Pontius Pilate condemns Jesus to death.For all those working for justice in order to end human trafficking.All: Jesus, remember your people.Second Station Jesus takes up his cross.For the laborer who is […]

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Cambodian Youth listen to a Chab Dai Coalition human trafficking prevention meeting.

Be A Global Neighbor

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Did you know that Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns is active in helping to end human trafficking both here and in the world? Visit our website to find resources you can use in your schools and parishes to participate in ending modern-day slavery. ECONOMIC JUSTICEEDUCATOR’S GUIDEGet DYN’s Educator Guide forMiddle School […]

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An instructor, from the Chab Dai Coalition, raising awareness about the realities of human trafficking

Raise Your Voice

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 EDUCATE others on the signs of human trafficking where someone is being controlled or experiencing trauma. Start a marketing campaign by making signs to post in your school or church explaining the signs to look for and the action to take if you suspect someone is being trafficked. The webpage USCCB […]

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 IDENTIFY THE SUPPLY CHAIN:  TASK each person with locating the source of one thing they own or use, which could include clothing or a laptop, cell phone, etc.RESEARCH where that item was made. Do this by locating the label or doing a google search on where your laptop/cell phone parts were made. Use […]

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What Does The Church Say?

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Turn On Your Light. Help Stop Human Trafficking“In the eyes of God, each human person, whether girl, boy, woman or man is a free person.”  – Pope FrancisPope Francis called trafficking a “crime against humanity.” He then urged all people, especially the young, to meet with victims of human trafficking in […]

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Old Testament: Exodus 6: 2-13Life of Jesus: John 15: 12-17Christian Living: 1 Corinthians 12: 12-14REFLECT: What do these passages say about God’s love for us? How is God calling us to treat one another?  How is this relevant to your life? How is this love not being […]

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 READ the Faith Perspective and Neighbor Focus stories, as well as the quote in What Does the Church Say?REFLECT: What was one thing you heard from these stories that was important to you? Divide the group into pairs and EXPLAIN: We are going to do interviews. Each person will get a chance to be the […]

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