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EPPN Alert: Lent: – Violence Against Women

March 1, 2013

[…] year). The reauthorization included important provisions to extend services to those in the United States who are most vulnerable to gender-based violence and exploitation, including victims of human trafficking and persons of minority sexual orientations, immigrant families, and native communities (where as many as three in five women experience assault in their lifetimes).   We […]

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Immigration Advocacy Newsletter June 2014

June 4, 2014

[…] with family in the U.S., returned to their country of origin, or it is determined that they qualify for immigration status as an asylum seeker, victim of  human trafficking, or other serious crime or other humanitarian relief programs. Some children without family in the U.S. are placed in foster care programs. The future of these […]

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Southwest Florida Diocesan Convention – Feast of St. Luke

October 21, 2013

[…] wounds.  He stitched up cut flesh, soothed stomachs, reduced fevers, and bound up broken limbs.  He was also an evangelist, sharing good news about healing relationships with human beings and God.  The kind of healing we call salvation is about binding up all kinds of brokenness – physical, social, and spiritual.  Luke told the […]

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Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter: World Refugee Day Edition

June 5, 2015

[…] can make sure their DC office also knows about the great work you’re doing! World Refugee Day Toolkit Find your Representative and Senators here Resources Victims of human trafficking are also served under the refugee program in the United States. The Episcopal Public Policy Network has created a resource page for those across the Church […]

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Lenten Series: Singing Anew

March 1, 2016

[…] a woman 3,000 miles away guided me through the process of calling the presence of my ancestors into the room— people who left Japan as victims of human trafficking, who left Ireland because of famine, who died in chemical spills in the pineapple fields in Hawaii, who thought my multi-racial existence was an offense against […]

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5 Questions with Dianne Aid, TSSF

November 30, 2016

[…] the Jubilee Center which in addition to what is described in the first answer provides ongoing support and safety planning for Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. I also serve as the catechist in my congregation. I am currently president of The Episcopal Network for Economic Justice and have recently been appointed to […]

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OGR Advocacy Newsletter December 2021

December 15, 2021

[…] Vulnerable    Pass Ambitious Climate Change Legislation  Increase Revenues to Finance Human Needs Enact Paid Family Leave Farm System Reform Act Indigenous Peoples Day and Boarding Schools Support Human Trafficking Survivors Keeping Girls in School Act Enact Sentencing Reform Promote Human Rights for Palestinian Children Support the Afghan Adjustment Act End Slavery Without Exception – 13th […]

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The Episcopal Church's response to the Central American migrant crisis

July 25, 2016

[…] Manager for Church Engagement Allison Duvall or (212) 716-6027.   Information on immigration issues (humane immigration reform, immigrants’ rights, family reunification, refugees and asylees, unaccompanied alien children, victims of human trafficking, and/or other vulnerable migrant populations); information, resources, and mutual support for immigration advocacy and ministry: Katie Conway,  Refugee and Immigration Policy Analyst, in The Episcopal Church’s Justice […]

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Pentecost – Westover Episcopal Church

May 21, 2013

[…] understandings of that dream.  Both were about a search for justice – the Revolution sought to escape foreign domination, and the Civil War sought freedom for all human beings.  We’re still struggling over the same issues, and at various times we find ourselves on all sides of those struggles.  We’re not healed yet, though […]

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Meet the 2019-2020 UTO Intern: Isabelle Watkins

June 17, 2019

[…] I am passionate about Jasmine Road’s mission and model and hope to serve Jasmine Road in a way that will bring love and healing to victims of human trafficking.” Isabelle is deeply interested in built environments and is hoping to spend some of her time this year exploring what that might mean for her. We’ve […]

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Continuing the Lesson: Civil Rights Sunday, September 15

November 6, 2014

[…] of fighting and ending injustices in our country, and indeed the world. Christians need to educate themselves and their young people on where injustices like misogyny, genocide, human trafficking, racism, and so many others, continue to exist. And with that education, they need to be taking action. 50 years later, on the anniversary of the […]

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EPPN Alert:: Lent: – Border Violence

March 1, 2013

[…] and as we remember the 40 days and 40 nights Jesus himself spent in the desert, let us consider the possibility of a border that responds to human need. Anabel left her two young children in Guatemala in order to travel to the United States in search of a better life. Like the majority […]

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Rachel McDaniel named 2016-2017 United Thank Offering/Young Adult Service Corps Intern

May 31, 2016

[…] new venture in partnership with them. Rachel will be headquartered in Bismarck and have the opportunity, among other things, to be involved in our initiatives to address human trafficking, re-entry programs for prisoners, discernment and formation programs for deacons, and Native youth ministry. We look forward to our year together.” In 2014, the United Thank […]

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Testimony on Behalf of The Episcopal Church on Unaccompanied Alien Children and Refugee Populations

June 25, 2014

[…] Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrants (individuals who aided U.S. government efforts in those countries), an estimated 46,000 asylees and Cuban and Haitian entrants, over 500 victims of human trafficking, 6,750 survivors of torture, and continued services to some clients who arrived in previous years. The financial burden of caring for vulnerable children should not rest […]

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St. Alban Pilgrimage

August 14, 2014

[…] open.               Heroes are vulnerable, for passion removes our usual self-protective defense mechanisms.               Will you be a hero?  How will you live as a protector and defender of others?  Will you keep watch?  For the love of God, where will you spend yourself?     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/reverend-dr-malcolm-clemens-young/the-fault-in-our-stars-an_b_5490725.html http://http://qctimes.com/news/local/community-group-addresses-problem-of- humantrafficking/article_fd0a1fe0-6872-11df-9f0b-001cc4c002e0.html http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/us/border-centers-struggle-to-handle-onslaught-of-children-crossers.html?emc=edit_th_20140619&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=16061526&_r=1 http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/us/migrants-flow-in-south-texas-as-do-rumors.html https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org2014/06/16/urgent-prayer-help-needed-for-iraqs-christians/  

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Day of Ascension – Global Episcopal Mission Network

May 13, 2013

[…] other partners who weren’t here in person, and to keep learning from others out there in the global mission field.  Some are laboring in the field of human trafficking, some teach others to grow food or harvest water more effectively, some plot economic development for the poorest, and some figure out how to fund all […]

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United Nations Day

January 6, 2016

[…] with Anglican brothers and sisters, Episcopalians – volunteers and staff, lay and ordained – attend events at the UN, participate in working groups on issues such as human trafficking and annual gatherings such as the UN Commission on the Status of Women and the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Episcopalians in parishes and dioceses […]

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Episcopal, Anglican women gather in NYC for annual UN Commission meeting

February 20, 2013

[…] well a closing Eucharist on March 15.  Both services will incorporate the stories, songs and experiences of the delegates.   Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will host Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation on March 6, designed to educate, raise awareness, collect information and resources from across The Episcopal Church.   The Episcopal Church Center, located […]

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Sermon at St. John’s

September 8, 2014

[…] particularly the children of this community.  That’s what St. John’s House is all about, and Reading Camp, and Head Start.  This kind of radical hospitality sees every human being as part of the family – which is really why we’re here. Paul sounds pretty audacious telling the community in Rome that they don’t owe […]

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Coalition Letter: Opposing Cuts to the FY2013 Refugee and Entrant Assistance (REA) Account

February 15, 2013

[…] Refugee and Entrant Assistance (REA) account funds the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), which works with local community organizations and faith and civic groups to provide basic human needs and the tools for integration and self-sufficiency. Cuts to this already underfunded account would not only negatively impact refugees, but also take away important resources […]

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