Category Archives: Latin America

How to Use This Issue (June 2016)

“If memory serves,” we say. Yes—memory serves. And to keep memories alive, we tell stories. When we gather in our circles we tell stories. One of my daughters, when asked to describe herself, called herself “gritty.” I love this. United … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (April 2015)

He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose! This month we celebrate Easter. When Jesus appeared to his disciples after the Resurrection, they didn’t recognize him. This month, look for Jesus in unexpected places, in maybe the least expected places. The best way to use this issue is to supplement … 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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