Doing Justice

Do Justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God – Micah 6:8

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Below are opportunities to follow Micah 6:8 – Please click on the names of events/actions/organizations to learn more.

 

 

Join the Ohio Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival on March 2, 2024 at 10:00 AM as we  march and rally bringing the demands of poor and low-wealth people for living wages, healthcare, housing, education, environmental justice, and voting rights directly to our lawmakers.

We cannot slide quietly into the dark! That’s why Ohio is joining states across the nation who will be holding simultaneous assemblies and marches at their state capitals. We are going to raise our voices and to make our votes demands. We are going to Columbus to deliver a moral indictment of the cynical priorities and immoral policies of the leadership of the Ohio Legislature. Our state capitals are not just symbolic; they are the policy hubs whose decisions directly impact people facing systemic poverty and the interlocking injustices. Join with us, poor people, clergy and faith leaders, and advocates in building an action that will send a message to the legislators responsible for the unrelenting policy violence against the 3,784,000 poor and low-income people in our state that we won’t be silent anymore.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024        Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Ohio Statehouse   Address: 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215

We will be gathering at Trinity Episcopal Church at 125 E. Broad Street, at 11 AM.  We will march at 11:15 AM.  We will rally on the westside of the Ohio Statehouse at 12 Noon.

Join us Saturday, March 2, 2024! Please share this event with your family, friends and neighbors!

RSVP HERE!

For more information, contact ohio@poorpeoplescampaign.org

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LUNCH AND LEARN with Honest for Ohio Education

You’re invited! Join us every first Friday of the month to connect with practitioners, advocates, and experts across Ohio.
Learn about honest student and family-centered approaches to learning and wellness that support our students, engage our families, and build stronger communities throughout Ohio.

Pull up a seat to the table where we build capacity to KNOW better and DO better for Ohio.

https://www.honestyforohioeducation.org

 

TAKE ACTION with the Ohio Education Association and AAUP Ohio HERE

  • Contact the Senate Workforce and Higher Education Committee Chair and Sponsor Senator Jerry Cirino at Cirino@ohiosenate.govor 614-644-7718

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Hello and welcome to  another year of mapmaking in Ohio!We wanted to update you on a few redistricting and redistricting-adjacent matters.

 

 

Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Resource Guide  – Hate in America has become commonplace. What can we do to stop the hate?

Organizations:

Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality.

Friends of the Earth – “Friends of the Earth is a bold and fearless voice for justice and the planet. We believe all people deserve to live in a healthy environment.”

Green America – “Our mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.”

The Injustice Boycott – “an organized resistance, driven by local people and activists, supported by passionate believers all over the country and around the world. Just as the Montgomery Bus Boycott lasted for 381 days, we are prepared for this boycott to last as it takes to make change happen. Indeed, we won’t stop until it does.” – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/injusticeboycott

Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ) – SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals organizing White people for racial justice. – Local chapter, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/surjohio/

The Dream Corps – The Dream Corps brings people together to solve America’s toughest problems.

God Before Guns is a multi-faith coalition of individuals and faith communities working to reduce gun violence, through community engagement, education, and advocacy.  We envision a nation in which our faith in God and each other elevates the sanctity of life above the fears that lead to a society armed against itself. Find them on Facebook or Twitter

Charter for Compassion – “Charter for Compassion International provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide. Our mission is to bring to life the principles articulated in the Charter for Compassion through concrete, practical action in a myriad of sectors.”

One.org – At ONE, we know that our voices, joined with the millions of other ONE members around the world, can change the realities of poverty, hunger, corruption, and disease that deprive too many of their God-given dignity.