I'm looking forward to FCNL's conversation with Parker J. Palmer on September 28. Palmer’s words inspire me to continue working towards the world I still believe is possible. I’m also looking forward to thinking about my own exercise of democracy both before and after this election.
The U.S. should be leading efforts to help resettle Syrian refugees in the U.S. and abroad, while pursuing a political solution for the Syrian Civil War. However, the U.S. also has its own refugee crisis closer to home that we have not been doing our part for. The U.S. must radically shift policies for refugees and migrants fleeing from Central America.
We seek a society with equity and justice for all...On any given day, I am outraged and saddened by the violence of injustice in the world. Yesterday it was Philando Castile and the day before that it was Alton Sterling.
Congress makes headlines these days more for inaction and partisanship than progress on peace and justice issues. Yet from FCNL's perspective on Capitol Hill, we are seeing rays of light and signs of progress.