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Indigenous Voices Sing Out for Earth Justice at the UN

10 May 2017

At the end of each April, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues brings a wave of color, song, and spirituality to UN Headquarters. The Forum serves as a space in which indigenous peoples from around the world can shed light on the particular development, peace, and security concerns they feel, challenges they face, and solutions […]

UNANIMA Says Goodbye to Another Great Intern

10 May 2017

Last month, UNANIMA‚Äôs New York contingent said a fond farewell to Colleen Jackson, RSC. Colleen had been a great addition to the team in the New York office. We are so grateful for the knowledge and compassion she brought to our work from her experience as a supporter of, and practiced advocate for, detained migrants […]

Daughters of Wisdom Celebrate 20 Years of Housing the Homeless

10 May 2017

Jean Quinn, DW founded Sophia Housing in 1997 as a national¬†organization which cares and supports people with complex mental health and addiction needs who are homeless. Denis Doherty, Chairperson of Sophia Housing, said “Twenty years after Jean’s vision and leadership established an organization that not only sought to respond to people’s housing needs, but also […]

Carmelite Vedruna Leader Pays a Visit to the UI Office

10 May 2017

Maria Jose Meira (Dede) the provincial sister of the Carmelite Vedrunas in the 13 American countries where the sisters are in mission, visited the Vedruna sisters in the United States in April and spent a day in New York at the United Nations and UNANIMA. Maria Jose is from Brazil and has a special place […]

RJM Students from Mexico Visit UN and UNANIMA

7 April 2017

In early March, a group of young women from a secondary school in Mexico run by the Religious of Jesus and Mary, traveled to New York City to compete in a “Model UN” competition being held near UN Headquarters. Model UN is an extra-curricular activity in which secondary schools around the world are engaged. Schools […]

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