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Federal Texas Judge Decides DACA Unlawful in Recent Court Case Ruling

September 20, 2023

Judge Andrew Hanen of the Federal District Court in Houston, Texas recently ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was unlawful and an overstep of Executive authority by then President Barack Obama in 2012.


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White Christian Nationalism, Hate and Extremism: An Interview with Dr. Joseph Wiinikka-Lydon

September 19, 2023

Dr. Wiinikka-Lydon, Senior Research Analyst with the Intelligence Project of The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), discusses the findings of the SPLC 2022 Report on Hate & Extremism released in June 2023.

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Congress Must Prioritize Grace Over Greed in 2024 Spending

September 19, 2023

We are at a pivotal point in our legislative process as the coming weeks will determine funding that implicates all five of Church and Society’s priorities of climate, poverty, health, peace, and civil and human rights.

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GBCS Amplifies Voice of Youth Through Panel On Hopes and Fears

September 15, 2023

In this enlightening panel discussion recently anchored by the Rev. Dr. Liberato Bautista, GBCS Assistant General Secretary for United Nations and International Affairs, a group of remarkable young professionals share their hopes and fears for the future.

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Announcing the "Holding Sacred Space: Mental Health and Faith" Called Seminar

September 12, 2023

Creating space in which to break the stigma of mental illness, this webinar series with special guests emphasizes the intersectionalities of mental health, faith, and social action.

Holding Sacred Space - Called Seminar 2023

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Faith that speaks to reality

August 8, 2023

Alina Saucedo, our Seminary Intern, reflects on her experience this summer. Her area of focus has been the maternal mortality crisis in the United States of America.

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Public School Districts Face Threats and Political Pressure to Ban Books

August 7, 2023

2022-2023 school year escalates educational book censorship centered on race, history, sexual orientation and gender.

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The Korean Peninsula Needs Peace Treaty, Not Armistice and More Wars

July 27, 2023

Marking the armistice agreement that put the Korean War in ceasefire mode 70 years ago this week, The Rev. Dr. Liberato (Levi) Bautista offers his reflection for peaceful coexistence in the Korean Peninsula, Asia Pacific region, and the world.

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Partner Spotlight: National Farm Worker Ministry

July 25, 2023

NFWM is a faith-based organization that supports farm workers organizing to improve their living and working conditions.


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Remembering Dr. Willie Christine King Farris, Scholar, Educator and Civil Rights Activist

July 17, 2023

Memorial services and tributes were held in Atlanta, GA this past weekend for the last living sibling of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Willie Christine King Farris. She died in June. She was 95.

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