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Save the Date for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is November 27th! After Thanksgiving comes Black Friday, then Cyber Monday, then Giving Tuesday! This is a great movement to get individuals and families excited about giving back! This Giving Tuesday, Mary’s Pence hopes to raise $5,000. You can help.

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Social Justice Reading List 2018

In a moment where our attention is being pulled by the trauma of so many communities it is a radical act to keep paying attention. And we think the insight from each of these books helps us walk in truer solidarity.

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Statement Against Gun Violence

Your leadership is vital. We stand with you because the burden of social justice belongs to all of us. Young people led the civil rights and anti-war movements. Many of us in our youth spearheaded women’s and LGBTIQ efforts. You do the same.

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Women-Church Convergence Opposes Trump’s Reversal of DACA and Calls for Passage of Legislation to Protect Dreamers

Women-Church Convergence believes the Trump Administration’s rescinding of DACA, and Congress’s inability to pass legislation to protect this population, is unconscionable and violates the human rights of these individuals who made no choice to come here as children and know no home but the United States.

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A Moment and a Movement: Women-Church Says #MeToo, #WeToo

Sexual assault is a pervasive crime that thrives in environments of unchecked patriarchal power regardless of identity or industry. We mark this #MeToo moment as a renewed call to listen to the experiences and voices of victims/survivors and enforce sanctions on those who abuse.

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Mary’s Pence Wins Award for Responsive Philanthropy

It is an honor to be recognized as a responsive funder during a moment when women and other marginalized people are facing tremendous struggles. Mary’s Pence is committed to supporting women who have experienced injustice.

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Responsive Philanthropy Finalist

We are honored to receive high acclaim from MCN that identifies us as responsive to social justice initiatives and aware of public policy issues and long-term strategies to fight problems. “Mary’s Pence exemplifies the meaning of Responsive Philanthropy by partnering with nonprofits in mobilizing their resources for public benefit.”

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A Pastoral Letter to the People of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois

Our hearts go out to you who have been subjected to pastorally inadequate and insensitive theology in the recent DECREE “Regarding Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ and Related Pastoral Issues.” You deserve better because our Catholic faith teaches us to embrace everyone.

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Women-Church Convergence Expresses Solidarity With LGBTQI+ Community During Pride Month

We celebrate the monumental legal, social, and religious achievements on issues of sex and gender, and pledge our energies to ensure that more justice, more love will emerge. We are especially sobered as we approach the first anniversary of the horrific massacre of fifty people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the deadliest mass shooting on U.S. soil.

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