Workers’ Rights, ‘New Jim Crow’: Report from ACREC

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Report from the Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns December 2, 2011, by Courtney Hoekstra   The Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC) had their fall meeting in early November in Louisville, where the major highlights of their time together directly contributed to the work they are doing for

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Pastor Pepper-Sprayed in Seattle

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Rev. Rich Lang, a United Methodist campus minister at the University of Washington, was pepper-sprayed by police while participating in the Occupy Movement in Seattle. Below are his words in response. Immediately below are videos of the pepper-spraying and the aftermath. A PASTORAL LAMENT FOR MY COUNTRY America, America, my

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The Campaign for Fair Food

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The Campaign for Fair Food calls upon major food buyers to end poverty and modern slavery in the Florida fields by working in partnership with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a human rights award-winning farmworker organization in Immokalee, FL. The Campaign is supported by religious, human rights, student and

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