Category Archives: Immigration

How to Use This Issue (October 2016)

Often people think that affecting change in the world requires grand gestures. But a photo that went viral on the Internet recently reminded me of how simple acts of kindness can also spark change. In the photo, Florida State University … Continue reading

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The Ladder of Success

Originally posted on Immigrants Speak from the Border:
July 28, 2014         Alicia* is here from El Salvador with her two daughters, five and ten years old. “Here” is the Holding Institute Community Center, a national mission…

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The Right Fit: My Calling as a Deaconess

by Jeanne Roe Smith Being a United Methodist deaconess has allowed me to integrate my calling to love, justice and service ministry within the university setting for the past 15 years. I did not come to this calling easily or … Continue reading

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