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Advent Resource Guide 2009 , by: Sr. Katherine Feely

This two-page resource guide provides a quick reference list of the Advent resources that can be found on the Education for Justice site. Advent resources include Lectionary reflections for each Sunda...more

Child Marriage , by: Kristine Baekgaard

This fact sheet defines child marriage, looks at its implications for human flourishing, and provides discussion questions rooted in Catholic social tradition. Copyright © 2018, Education for Justice...more

CST Themes: The Signs of the Times , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

A new monthly resource, “CST Themes: The Signs of the Times,” reviews both some recent challenges to social justice and recent signs of hope and connects these to themes of Catholic social teachin...more

Jail Ogaden , by: Kristine Baekgaard

In the heart of the Somali region, lies one of the most notorious detention centers in Ethiopia. Jail Ogaden is home to thousands of prisoners, who are brutalized and neglected, most of them having ne...more

Protests and Crackdown in Bangladesh , by: Kristine Baekgaard

In August 2018, members of the peaceful student protests for safer roads in Dhaka, Bangladesh, were violently attacked by the government. The students were protesting for safer roads after two student...more

2018 Summer Reading from Center of Concern

These recommendations for summer reading are organized by social justice issues in the U.S.; social justice issues around the world; and novels, biographies, and memoirs. These works are connected to ...more

The Truth About Torture , by: Irene Koo and Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This resource explores the history of torture and its use by the United States. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Books That Do Justice: Weaving Catholic Social Teaching into Summer Reading , by: Irene Koo

Take time this summer to delve into literature that explores various themes of Catholic social teaching. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

United Nations Climate Change Convention

This fact sheet includes a summary of the upcoming climate change talks in Paris that will focus on a universal agreement on environmental regulations for the participating countries.  Copyright ...more

Buy Nothing Day , by: Anna Misleh

Learn about the holiday that replaces the holiday shopping frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, Buy Nothing Day, an annual day to refrain from consumerism. This resource offers reflection questions, con...more
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