For the month of December, we are kicking off our Season of Solidarity, a special time to recognize, respond and reckon with the voices of the oppressed, while living within in the context of the US Empire during the winter holiday season.
Our first week will focus on the theme of Latin America.
SOS Day #1 – December 1, 2019
- A quote for reflection: “Life on earth is a hand-to-hand mortal combat… between the law of love and the law of hate.” -José Martí (1881)
- Suggested Readings:
- Suggested Videos to watch:
- Suggested Action:
- Encourage a young adult in your life (ages 18-25) to consider applying for a full scholarship to attend the Medical School Program at the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba.
- Write or call your US Congressional representatives and/or your state’s US Senators to urge them to support legislation to end the US embargo against Cuba. (You can find the contact information for these officials here)
- Opportunities to give:
- Donate to help purchase humanitarian relief supplies to be delivered to three different religious communities (Jewish, Islamic and Christian) later in December. (more details on this trip can be found here)
- Donate to help IFCO/Pastors for Peace in their ongoing work for US-Cuba Solidarity.
- Help us support the Objector Church in its ongoing solidarity efforts.
- How to connect with others for mutual support: – please join our facebook group.
- A Meme to Share: