The Presbyterian Office of Public Witness is among nearly 200 faith-based organizations, faith leaders, and advocates that have signed a letter urging Congressional leaders to support legislation to study reparations for African Americans.
The numbers are kind of eye-popping.
A total of 207 solar panels installed over four phases in as many years
They generate 64.575 kilowatts of power
364 megawatt-hours of energy annually
That offsets 70.33 tons of carbon or 1624 trees.
When the 65th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women convened in March, the Presbyterian delegation included women from churches and mid councils from around the country, leaders from the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, and Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural Ministries.
When the COVID-19 lockdown began in March 2020, the Filipino people struggled with difficulties and challenges. They faced varying degrees of community quarantine from enhanced, general, to modified, not receiving much help from the government.
A webinar focusing on the current context of the Palestinian people, “A cry for hope amidst despair in Palestine,” was hosted Tuesday by Presbyterian World Mission’s Middle East and Europe office and the Office of Public Witness. It included speakers from two social justice and human rights organizations — one Palestinian and one Israeli — which have defined Israel as an apartheid state.
Faith leaders will gather in front of the Justice Department in Washington D.C. and march to Freedom Plaza Friday afternoon to lament lives lost and demand just policies in policing and an end to racism.