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“It’s Friday…but Sunday’s comin’.”

March 25, 2016

"It's Friday...but Sunday's comin'." That's the refrain from a famous sermon that is especially appropriate for the Easter season. The Friday in this sermon is Good Friday, the day of Jesus' execution, when hatred seemed to have triumphed over love. The SundayRead More »

Haiti and the Global Women’s Movement

March 8, 2016

Today is International Women's Day, a day to remember both the huge cost we all pay when women and girls are excluded and exploited and to celebrate the progress that is being made to build a world where girls andRead More »

Dreaming in Haiti

January 18, 2016

When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. announced his dream from atop the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, it seemed impossibly idealistic. In the midst of the deeply ingrained racism of the early 1960s, he dreamt that his "fourRead More »

Six Years

January 12, 2016

It is Tuesday, but schools and banks and businesses are closed all across Haiti. Churches are open for memorial services to mark the sixth anniversary of the most deadly natural disaster in the history of the Western Hemisphere, the 2010Read More »