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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

Human Rights , by: Irene Koo

This two-part lesson plan provides a general history of human rights, as well as an introduction to contemporary human rights issues. The themes of this lesson plan are human rights, social justice, a...more

...And Health Care for All

  The Affordable Care Act expands access to quality health care. Yet obstacles remain to getting people enrolled, and the need for universal health care persists for immigrants here and people ar...more

Labor Day 2013 Lesson Plan

The United States observes Labor Day 2013 at a time when its income inequality is greater than any other developed nation. This lesson plan explores causes of inequality, considers the USCCB 2013 Labo...more

Living "The Challenge of Peace" every day

The 30th anniversary of the U.S. bishops’ peace pastoral comes at a time of tensions around our world. What wisdom does it bear for today’s situations? ...more

Immigration Reform: Where do our priorities lie?

Legislation expected in April likely will increase tension about shifting priorities in the legal immigration process from family unity to skilled workers. ...more

Mental Illness

Mental illness is a core issue in the national gun violence debate. This resource sheds light on the connection between mental illness and violent crime. It also shares spiritual resources and practic...more

Voices of the Gun Violence Debate

As the fight over guns moves into Congress, this resource lifts up voices on many sides of the debate and invites learners to apply Catholic Social Tradition to the signs of our times. ...more

A Timeline on Migration, Labor, and Immigration Laws, Part Three

This is the third and final installment of EfJ's lesson plan on the intersection of U.S. policy on immigration and labor. Part three covers from 1975 through 2012. ...more

A Timeline on Migration, Labor, and Immigration Laws, Part Two

This four page resource is the second part of a three part lesson plan. This installment looks at the intersection of U.S. policy on immigration and labor from 1900 through 1975. ...more
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