I recently attended The St. Louis Black Rep’s production of Hold On! with Sisters Nancy Corcoran, Barbara Moore and Joan Filla. Hold On! is a play written by Paul Webb that depicts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic voting rights marches in Alabama from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 and inspired the 2014 feature film, “Selma.” I knew the play would be moving and that Sister Barbara Moore had been to Selma and marched with Dr. King.
We invite you to join us in advocating to ensure the smooth passage of a just Farm Bill to feed vulnerable families here at home and around the world.
Our sisters support the Biden Administration’s new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules that will restrict carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
The U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph joins with The Bail Project to dismantle racism and eliminate the use of cash bail in the United States criminal legal system.
I am angry, saddened and disturbed by the weeks of violence that have been forced into my life. Uvalde, Buffalo, Costa Mesa…and nightly in Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia…. I can go on and on.
Now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court, we request that the Senate to hold a respectful, thorough and swift confirmation process for Judge Jackson.
We believe that we should do all we can to help elevate others’ voices, especially those who come from under-resourced communities. To that end, the leadership team has created the Developing Diverse Voices curriculum.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act. Now the Senate needs to pass the bill, and your advocacy is needed. Please take action with us.
The right to vote is foundational to our form of government. Voting allows citizens to have a say in decisions that affect our lives and to be fairly represented by officials who are responsive to our needs.