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HIT & STAY: a history of faith and resistance
“Heartfelt and informative” — Chicago Reader
“A compelling documentary” — The Baltimore Sun
Sunday, March 23, 2pm
8th Day Center for Justice
205 W. Monroe St. Ste 500
8th Day Center for Justice is pleased to present a screening of HIT & STAY: a history of faith and resistance on Sunday, March 23, 2pm. This documentary won an audience award at the Chicago Underground Film Fest in 2013 and returns to Chicago with hosts Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn.
"We who believe in freedom cannot rest!" These words were first spoken by civil rights activist Ella Baker in 1964, urging the movement to persevere until the "killing of black men, black mothers' sons, is as important as the killing of white mothers' sons." Though we're farther than we were in 1964, we know that we still have so far to go before the true equality that Ella Baker imagined is realized.
Every Good Friday, 8th Day gathers hundreds of people to join together in our Walk for Justice, a modern-day way-of-the-cross, to commemorate this struggle that we continue to walk together, without rest, hopeful that one day we will experience the resurrection of true peace and justice.
8th Day Center for Justice is seeking a Communications Coordinator to manage and maintain the external communications regarding the work and mission of the Center. 8th Day is made up of 10 staff members, and the Communications Coordinator would work in collaboration on an Administrative Team with the Business Office Coordinator and the Development Coordinator.
8th Day Center for Justice is a Catholic faith-based NGO that seeks systemic change by engaging a non-hierarchical organic model as it partners with a multiplicity of coalitions, religious congregations, and individuals in its work to create a more just world. We engage this model because it reflects the world we wish to create. We work to enact the model through the following organizing principles:
Full and equal participation and accountability
Join Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking for a conference on
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Catholic Theological Union
Academic and Conference Center
5416 S. Cornell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
The program consists of presentations and panel discussions by educators, medical, legal, and governmental professionals, service providers, law envorcement personnel, and community memebers from with the anti-human trafficking movement. They will cover a wide variety of issues related to human trafficking, including identifying and helping the children, women, and men exploited by it. There will be a Q&A session and table discussion.
We begin this statement by saying that our vision is that all people would have access to health care. Health care is a necessity, not a privilege.
While universal health care coverage is not yet a reality, we realize that over 48 million Americans according to the 2011 U.S. Census are uninsured. We cannot allow this to continue. Those who are uninsured are most often people who are poor, working people with low-paying jobs, or the unemployed. If health care is needed, they must go to emergency rooms, which is very expensive. The cost is passed on in the form of increased premiums to all who do have health insurance.