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Resources in Social witness
This resolution seeks to address the growing assumption and acceptance of the idea that conflicts in the post-cold war era involving either a major violation of basic human rights or a massive degree of human suffering require the response of the international community. Amplified by the immediate nature of television broadcasting, the intensity of such… Read more »
by Walter Brueggemann (Minutes, 195th General Assembly (1983), Part I; pp. 694-703
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is an annual meeting of nongovernmental organizations committed to ensuring women’s equality and promoting women’s rights in the resolutions and work of United Nations member states. Representatives of Presbyterian Women attended this meeting in 2011, focusing on education, job training, science and technology. Read more about… Read more »
Read the Human Rights Update 2010 developed by The Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP)of the General Assembly Mission Council.
This is a mission trip preparation guide for students and young adults, based on the PC(USA)’s call for “just globaization.”
From the Presbyterian Social Policy Compilation Employment, unemployment, labor relations, and the meaning of work are all subjects which have merited the attention of Presbyterian General Assemblies. Use this document to learn about the PC(USA)’s social witness policies on work as vocation, unions and collective bargaining.
This social involvement report, approved by the 219th General Assembly (2010), summarizes the wealth of moral resources we have available to draw upon in confronting the current economic crisis. It then proposes basic ways we may support the re-balancing of the economy for fairness. This resolution lifts up five key values: human rights, a covenantal… Read more »