Earth Day 2022: A Personal Reflection On Restorative Justice Through Environmental Stewardship

By Jess Meeth, DFLA National Communications Director Where an empty abandoned lot used to sit, now lies a beautiful and flourishing garden filled with trees, plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables.   On Saturday, April 9th, I joined a group of Jesuits and young adults from Christus Ministries in spending the afternoon in service and solidarity at … Continue reading Earth Day 2022: A Personal Reflection On Restorative Justice Through Environmental Stewardship

Statement on Senator Casey’s Vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act

On February 28th, the Senate voted down the Women’s Health Protection Act by a vote of 46 to48 mostly along party lines.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said of the bill, “This will be the first time that the Senate takes a vote on a stand-alone bill to proactively codify Roe.” Senator Joe Manchin was … Continue reading Statement on Senator Casey’s Vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act

Pregnancy Resource Centers: REAL Support and REAL Choice for Women

By Jess Meeth, DFLA National Communications Director Imagine you are a woman who has just found out about an unexpected and unplanned pregnancy. You are going through a range of mixed emotions. Understandably, you feel shock and panic. You may also feel alone and anxious. A part of you may be excited and wants to … Continue reading Pregnancy Resource Centers: REAL Support and REAL Choice for Women

New South Carolina Bill Seeks to Provide Reparations for the Wrongfully Executed

By Sophie Trist, DFLA Messaging Director  On June 16, 1944, fourteen-year-old George Stinney Jr. became the youngest person to be legally executed in the United States. George Stinney was poor and Black, and he had the misfortune of encountering Betty June Binnicker and Mary Emma Thames just hours before they were murdered. After a trial … Continue reading New South Carolina Bill Seeks to Provide Reparations for the Wrongfully Executed