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Sitting in a street awaiting arrest, then in a holding cell on Black Friday

Young missionary joins protest to shed light on company committing grievous acts against employees. read more »

by Stephanie Kimec
on December 06, 2012

Seeking Justice: Thinking globally, engaging locally

United Methodist Seminar Program offers resources for learning at home

Monthly series provides materials, tools focused on social justice issues to facilitate education for action. read more »

October 04, 2012

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type  by Cronin Strikes and organizing and working for others (cows for hens) Fighting against a presumed, articulated value (“You are cows and hens. I demand milk and eggs.”) The man (pardon the pun) loses because the cows and hens stand their... read more »

Posted on September 28, 2012

Si Se Puede!

Si Se Puede! by Jane Addams A bilingual fictional story set against the backdrop of the successful janitors’ strike in Los Angeles in 2000. Tells the story of Carlito’s mother who works as a janitor and goes on strike for better wages. Carlitos and his classmates make a... read more »

Posted on September 28, 2012

Valuing Work, Valuing Workers

I want to remind you THAT GOD CARES about injustice, about oppression, about exploitation. Bishop Desmond Tutu We Methodists have the distinct privilege of continuing a journey towards justice that our Methodist forebearers began of church leaders committed to engendering personal and social holiness throughout our society. September is particularly... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on September 28, 2012

Labor Day, with Tomatoes and Justice For All

God of shop and marketplace, of farm and studio, Of factory and shipping lane, of school and busy home: Bless the produce of our hands. Redeem our work for Kingdom-use. By Your grace, our efforts stand, all offered up to You. There in Eden, You proclaimed that we should work... read more »

Posted by Rev. Andy Oliver, Florida Conference United Methodist Elder on August 31, 2012

Faith and Facts Cards

Two-sided study card with Biblical references, United Methodist Social Principles and resolutions, facts regarding the issue, and steps you and your church can take to make a difference. Vist our store to order cards.

Living Wage

In 1908, the first Social Creed of the Methodist Episcopal Church called for "a living wage in every industry." One hundred years later, The United Methodist Church remains steadfast in the belief that "every person has the right to a job at a living wage" (Social Principles, ¶163C). Listen! The... Read More

Valuing work and workers

Grassroots effor to build a moral economy

Task is to ensure dignity of all workers and those forced into unemployment by circumstances beyond their control. read more »

by John Hill
on April 24, 2012

Help Us Build An Economy For All

I am honored and excited to be a part of a church that has actively called for justice in the workplace and a living wage for over one hundred years! I’m reminded of this commitment each morning when I arrive at The Methodist Building and read the words... read more »

Posted by John Hill on April 20, 2012

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