Join Friday’s events marking the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

from the Sisters of Mercy Justice Team & the Institute Office of Anti-Racism & Racial EquityOn Friday, Aug. 28, thousands of people are expected to gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to attend the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, at which the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have … Continue reading Join Friday’s events marking the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

Lawmakers can help the poor by supporting cuts to the Pentagon budget

By Sister Mary Pendergast, RSM and Sister Patricia Moriarty, RSM As Sisters of Mercy who work closely with people living in poverty, we urge all of our legislators, including Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Jim Langevin, to support a proposal by Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, that would cut bloated Pentagon … Continue reading Lawmakers can help the poor by supporting cuts to the Pentagon budget