Tag Archives: Violence

Ferguson Week of Righteous Resistance—August 7-10, National

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): Approaching the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO last August 9th, it is with deep sadness that I acknowledge that our current political and social climate continues to belie … Continue reading

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Children’s Defense Fund’s Edelman: Tough Times for Black Children

From the Children’s Defense Fund (http://www.childrensdefense.org):   As our country remembers the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., new research conducted for the Children’s Defense Fund (http://www.childrensdefense.org/programs-campaigns/black-community-crusade-for-children-II/) has found the vast majority of America’s Black community, seven in 10 … Continue reading

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Communities Take Action Against Violence and Hate Crimes—Join Networks in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh

Harrisburg Area   A Community Responders Network (CRN) is being created to provide leaders and concerned citizens in Pennsylvania’s Capital Region with guidance for dealing with the immediate impact of an incident of intolerance based on age, gender, sexual orientation, … Continue reading

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Christian Associates of SW Pennsylvania: Violence Must End! Churches Must Respond!

In June 2009, representatives of Christian Associates of SW Pennsylvania (http://www.casp.org) held a press conference in Pittsburgh to respond to a challenge to address growing violence in SW PA communities. Chair of the Council of Bishops and Judicatory Executives Chair … Continue reading

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