What role should lament play at the crisis at the border? What is it like to live in fear of deportation? What are the factors that cause NYC families to enter homeless shelters? You’ll find content that speaks to these questions and more in this month’s Mercy & Justice Round-Up.
Mercy & Justice Round-Up
What could reparations for slavery look like today? What is it like for disabled and elderly New Yorkers who rely on Access-a-Ride? Which neighborhoods offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? Resources on these questions and more this month.
Do we as a nation have a shared common memory? Why do NYC public schools remain so segregated? What is the history and current state of solitary confinement in American prisons? Content on this and more in the round-up.
What is biblical justice and how does it show up in Scripture? What does the subway map look without non-accessible stations? What prevailing thoughts guide NYC child welfare policy? Content on this & more here.
How is Christian hospitality different from Southern hospitality? Where do we start the work of reconciliation? What does Paul teach us about ethnic arrogance? Articles, talks, & resources that speak to these questions and more here.
Does God’s love know any borders? What is it like for babies born into homelessness? How do we keep laboring for justice in the midst of continued brokenness? Find articles, talks, and resources that speak to these questions and more in the round-up.
This month, we decided to do things a little differently and sharing a list of books (and a podcast) from our Formed for Justice Conference speakers that are worth reading (and listening to) if you desire to grow in understanding and awareness.
What is it like for families to attempt to navigate the special education system in NYC public schools? How can our willingness to be proximate to the poor lead to healthier communities? Is a set of activities what God means by “do justice”? Find content that speak to these questions and more in the round-up.
What can you eat if you rely on SNAP benefits in NYC? Will closing Rikers Island jail complex make New York a more just city? What are the differences in opportunities and challenges for the five versions of New York? Find content that speaks to these questions in the Round-Up.
What does it look like to work inside NYC's public housing system? How much of the subway system is inaccessible to New Yorkers with mobility impairments? Where can I find a biblical response to the complex issue of immigration? Find content that speaks to these questions in the Round-Up.