Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns expresses concern over Central America aid cutoff

The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined over 40 U.S.-based faith, human rights, foreign policy, humanitarian, immigrant rights and border-based civil society organizations in an April 4 statement. In their statement, the organizations express deep concern over the Trump Administration’s latest actions on Central America including the wholesale cutoffs of assistance to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. Here is an excerpt...
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Maryknoll lay missioners in El Salvador

Maryknoll lay missioners in El Salvador accompany internally displaced refugees, homeless persons and people in economically poor squatters’ communities. They work in education, youth services, parish outreach, economic empowerment, nutrition, agriculture and environmental concerns. In this video, they talk about their lives and ministries in a country that continues to experience an epidemic of gang-related violence, while also celebrating life...
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Joanne Blaney on popular education and restorative justice in Brazil

Maryknoll Lay Missioner Joanne Blaney talks about her work in popular education and restorative justice. At the Popular Education and Human Rights Center in São Paulo, Brazil, Joanne works with vulnerable and marginalized populations, including homeless and incarcerated women and men. Joanne and her Brazilian teammates also train educators, community leaders and church groups in restorative justice practices and violence...
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