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The travel ban and sowing love

June 29, 2018

Church and Society's general secretary, the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, responds the the Supreme Court's decision to allow the president's Muslim travel ban to stand.

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#ThrowBackThursday: 'President Obama: You have blood on your hands. #StopTheRaids'

June 28, 2018

United Methodists and Church and Society staff protested outside the White House Feb. 22, 2016, to protest the Obama administration's use of immigration raids.

Protesters wearing red gloves hold a sign that reads, "President Obama: You have blood on your hands. #StopTheRaids" outside of the White House.

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Ministry with: San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center

June 27, 2018

Obstacles for refugees do not subside once resettled, especially for unaccompanied minors. After fleeing their homes in search of protection from violence, children face a unique set of challenges even once they’ve reached safety.

Children read at the San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center

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Apply now: Fall fellows 2018

June 26, 2018

Now is the time to apply to be a Church and Society Fellow for fall 2018. An alumnus, Nyorowai Caroline Mutsago, tells you why you should.

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The Importance of listening

June 25, 2018

Many people were shocked and angered by the U.S. government's decision to tear immigrant children from their parents. Less covered, and also terrible, is the administration's revocation of a longstanding policy that allowed survivors of domestic and gang violence to seek asylum in the U.S.

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Title X funding: Cutting our nose off to spite our face

June 23, 2018

Rebecca Lucas served as a nurse in labor and delivery for more than 30 years. She argues that in an effort to prevent abortions, the cuts to Title X will increase the number of abortions and increase the number of women who die due to complications related to pregnancy.

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To be made new

June 21, 2018

Nica Sy is interning at Church World Service a part of Church and Society's Ethnic Young Adult internship program. She reflects on her first week in Washington, D.C.

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Our witness cannot stop now

June 20, 2018

In response to President Trump's executive order, the general secretary calls on United Methodists for further action on immigration.

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Putting faith into action for children seeking refuge

June 20, 2018

The Rev. Jeania Ree Moore interviewed Terry Jenkins, a United Methodist from Virginia Beach, Virginia. She reflects on how her faith calls her to advocate for families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Moore also gives four suggestions on how you can put your faith into practice and support immigrants.

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Ministry With: Kapatiran-Kaunlaran Foundation, Inc.

June 19, 2018

We often talk about poverty as a result. For those caught in the cycle of poverty, however, the divisions of cause and effect are not always apparent. We spoke with Nancy Nicolas, executive director for the Kapatiran-Kaunlaran Foundation, Inc. to learn more about how they alleviate poverty.