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Shalom News North America
Shalom News North America is an e-publication of the Shalom North America Contacts (SNAC) of the School Sisters of Notre Dame – an instrument of hope, formation, and action concerning priority matters of social justice.
June 2020 - Environment and Oceans, Two Global Crises, Pandemic Recovery, CO2 Emissions, At the Border, DACA, Child Labor, Human Trafficking, World Refugee Day, March on Washington, Child Victims of Aggression, Gun Violence, COVID-19 Behind Bars, Open Skies and Nuclear Weapons
May 2020 - Pollution and COVID-19, Love of Creation, Laudato Si' Week, Race and COVID-19, Violence Against Women and COVID-19, Migrants and COVID-19, Farmworkers and COVID-19, Basic Ed and COVID-19, Global Poverty and COVID-19, The Catholic Worker, Living in Peace, Military Spending, CST and COVID-19
April 2020 - Climate Crisis and COVID-19, Environment and COVID-19, Earth Day and Laudato Si', Trafficking and COVID-19, Racism and COVID-19, Stations of the Cross, Immigration and COVID-19, Human Rights and COVID-19, Forced Labor, Labeling for Lent, World Health Day, Global Conflict and COVID-19, Nuclear Weapons and COVID-19, Plan for Peace
March 2020 - Beloved Amazon, World Water Day, Earth Hour, Earth Day Planning, Labeling for Lent, Women's Day, Dreamers, Deployment of Tactical Border Agents, Racial Discrimination, Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Solidarity with South Sudan, Voting
February 2020 - Climate Project, Streams and Wetlands, World Wetlands Day, MPP - Remain in Mexico, Black History Month, St. Josephine Bakhita, Commodities and Forced Labor, Trafficking and Child Exploitation, SDG #4, Women in Science, Doomsday Clock, Social Justice, Lent
January 2020 - COP 25, Arctic, Green Habits, Be One, Poverty, Migrants, National Migration Week, Human Trafficking, MLK Day, Vigil for Life, World Day of Peace, Holocaust Remembrance
December 2019 - Resource Extraction, Climate Strikes, COP25, Paris Agreement, Safe Third Party, Welcoming Strangers, Immigrant Wealth Test, National Migration Week, Human Trafficking, Child Sexual Abuse, Genocide, Human Rights Day, Gun Violence, Capital Punishment, Nuclear Weapons
November 2019 - Climate Change Legislation, Climate Change and Food, Environment in War, Buy Nothing Day, Racism, Inhumane Immigration Policies, Poverty, Economic Justice, Chocolate and Child Labor, Veterans Day, Tolerance, Child Abuse, Violence Against Women
October 2019 - UN Climate Action Summit, Climate Change and the Oceans, Feast of St. Francis, Synod on the Amazon, Refugee Acceptance Cap, Talitha Kum on Human Trafficking, Day of the Girl, Columbus Day/Indigenous People's Day, Harvest of Justice, Record Income Inequality, Eradicate Poverty Day, International Day of Non-Violence, Sustainable Development Goals, World Disarmament Week, UN/SSND Foundation Days
September 2019 - Season of Creation, Endangered Species, Ozone, Clean Up the World, Climate Action, Labor Day, Catholic Day of Action, Literacy, Migrants & Refugees, Hispanic Heritage, Racial Justice & Peace, Day of Peace, Nuclear Weapons
July/August 2019 - Climate Apartheid, Our Common Home, Season of Creation, Trafficking in Persons Report, World Day Against Human Trafficking, 71 Million Displaced People, Migrant Facilities in U.S., Civil Rights and Racism, Indigenous People, Youth Voices, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Global Peace Index
April 2019 - Saint Kateri, Canada's Climate, Earth Day, Arbor Day, EPA Action Alert, Sexual Assault, Migrants, World Health Day, SNAP Action Alert, Mine Awareness, Remembering Rwanda, Principles of Nonviolence, Pacem in Terris
March 2019 - World Wildlife Day, Forests, World Water Day, Earth Hour, Emergency Declaration, Women's Day, Racial Discrimination, Nuclear Weapons, Lenten Resources, Gaudete et Exsultate, St. Romero - Right to Truth
February 2019 - Doomsday Clock, Carbon Tax , Green New Deal, Black History Month, Rosa Parks, Human Trafficking Resource, Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking, St. Josephine Bakhita, Refugee Resettlement, Women and Girls in Science, Peace Building, Social Justice, Bullying
January 2019 – COP 24, EPA Rule Changes, Migration Global Compact, National Migration Week, Racism Resources, Trafficking Prevention Month, Trafficking Legislation, Poverty Awareness, Religious Freedom, March for Life, Day of Peace Message, MLK Day