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Refugee Resettlement: A Core Humanitarian Value , by: Mary Fabri, Psy.D.

Dr. Mary Fabri shares the history and current reality of refugee resettlement in the United States in this thoughtful and well-researched resource. Included are reflection questions, suggested movies ...more

The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic reflection is based on the first chapter of Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia: The Joy of Love. The song that accompanies this resource is, “Blest Are They,” wr...more

Pope Francis’s Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees - 2017 , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

The theme of Pope Francis’s 2017 Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees is “Child Migrants, the Vulnerable and the Voiceless.” This artistic reflection is based on his words: http://bit....more

CST and SDGs: Peace and Justice , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This resource offers the Church's perspective on peace and justice, and how these support important goals of the United Nations. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concer...more

Visions and Hopes for the New Year – 2017 , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This annual journaling activity calls for reflection based in gratitude and hope for the flourishing of the global community. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

A Daily Photo Journal: Remembrance of the Little Ones for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

On January 17, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, begin using this daily photo journal for one week to reflect on the lived experience of children who are migrants and refugees. Copyright © 2016...more

Prayer for Native People and for Standing Rock , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer remembers and celebrates all Native American people, and calls on the global community to support efforts to reclaim their dignity and restore their sacred lands. Copyright © 2016, Educat...more

Prayer for the Inauguration (2017) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer refers to our Declaration of Independence and our Constitution as we mark the transition of power in our country. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Prayer to the Holy Family (English and Spanish) , by: Pope Francis

This prayer is offered in both English and Spanish and calls upon the Holy Family of Nazareth to be with all families who suffer from violence, rejection, and division. Copyright © 2016, Education fo...more

Abraham Johannes “A.J.” Muste: A Gentle, Nonviolent Peace Agitator , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This resource draws on the wisdom and witness of A.J. Muste, a nonviolent activist who was influential in the global pacifist movement of the mid-20th Century. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice...more

Abraham Johannes “A.J.” Muste: An Invitation to Action, not Despair , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This two-page litany draws on the wisdom and witness of A.J. Muste, a nonviolent activist who was influential in the global pacifist movement of the mid-20th Century. Copyright © 2016, Education for ...more

Film Discussion Guide: 13th , by: Irene Koo

Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary 13th argues that, although slavery was ostensibly abolished in 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment legally embedded and allowed a pernicious form of enslavement in Ame...more

Peace and Nonviolence , by: Irene Koo

This three-part lesson plan seeks to introduce students to various aspects of peace: theory, activists, movements, and nonviolent processes in countries around the world. Copyright © 2016, Education ...more

Monthly Calendar: January 2017: Creating Peace Anew , by: Irene Koo

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of January 2017: Creating Peace Anew. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Cente...more

Peace Toolbox

This collection of resources, both revised and new, expanded upon the theme of peace. Subtopics include nonviolence, pacifism, conscientious objection, and nuclear disarmament.       &n...more

Inauguration Toolbox

This collection of resources for the United States Presidential Inauguration includes the following: Prayer for the Inauguration (2017) Prayer for the Inauguration (2009) Activity: Noble Aspirations i...more

Advent Reflections 2016: Creating the Common Good , by: Rev. Luis A. Vera, O.S.A.

Education for Justice's 2016 Advent Reflections, written by Creative Voice Fr. Luis A. Vera, O.S.A. highlights the theme of “Creating the Common Good.” He centers the reflections on the scripture...more