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A Prayer for Immigration Reform – November 26th, 2013

Holy God: Thank you, thank you, thank you for this day. Thank you, thank you, thank you for the gift of life, for the opportunities we receive each day to live our lives to their fullest, to breath, to move, … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON HEALTHCARE AT THE 2012 OCCUPY HARTFORD MAY DAY RALLY

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A Eulogy For Those Who Lost Their Lives

This eulogy was offered by the Revs. Damaris Whittaker and Josh Pawelek as part of the Interfaith Fellowship for Universal Health Care‘s March 13th memorial service for all those who’ve lost their lives because they didn’t have quality, affordable, accessible … Continue reading

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Testimony in Support of Raising CT’s Minimum Wage

On behalf of the Greater Hartford Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice, I submitted the following testimony in support of raising CT’s minimum wage. Members of the Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees: It is an honor to submit testimony … Continue reading

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Freedom for Sujitno!

Grace Lutheran Church on Woodland St. in Hartford played host to this afternoon’s celebration of Sujitno Sajuti’s release from federal prison in Massachusetts.  For those unfamiliar with Sujitno’s case, you can learn more here and here. I had the honor … Continue reading

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Slash Through the Silences with Uni Q. Mical

I’m tremendously excited for Uni Q. Mical’s visit to Greater Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 18th and Sunday, Feb,. 19th. I first met Uni Q. (pronounced ‘unique’) at the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Metro NY District Antiracism Conclave last fall. Her rhythm and … Continue reading

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Valentines Wishes for Governor Malloy and the Sustinet Cabinet

Where’s the love? That’s what the Interfaith Fellowship for Universal Health Care wants to  know this Valentine’s Day. Specifically, we’d like to know where Governor Malloy’s love is. And we’d like to know where the Sustinet Cabinet’s love is. The … Continue reading

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Launching an Effort to Raise the Minimum Wage in CT

Under the leadership of CT House Speaker Chris Donovan, there’s a new effort to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $9.00 starting this spring, then from $9.00 to $9.75 the following year. This effort would also tie future increases … Continue reading

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SUPPOSE! The Rev. Alvin O. Jackson

The Rev. Alvin O. Jackson was the preacher at “A Time for Justice,” an MLK remembrance service at Faith Congregational Church in North Hartford this past Monday, January 16th. This event was sponsored by Faith Church, Amistad UCC and the … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance at Faith Church

A message from Bishop John Selders (Amistad UCC, Hartford) and the Rev. Steve Camp (Faith Congregational Church, Hartford):  Please join us for our 3rd annual MLK Service of Remembrance: A Time for Justice, on Monday, January 16, 2012 @ 4pm … Continue reading

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