Heavenly Father, thank you for the chance to pray with others for people with disabilities with those who believe that you are real and that you are a prayer answering God.
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.
What’s the difference between a refugee, migrant, and asylum seeker? Who is my neighbor? Whose neighbor am I? Find articles, podcasts, and videos that speak to these questions and more here.
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.
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 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.
What is it like to be an inmate and a high school student at the same time? What’s going on with affordable housing in NYC? How can Christians work toward criminal justice reform? You’ll find articles that speak to these questions and more in this month’s Mercy & Justice Round-Up.
Roosevelt Island—dubbed “Welfare Island” in 1921—–once housed a prison, a lunatic asylum, a charity hospital, a smallpox hospital, and a workhouse. It was renamed in 1971 with a vision to make it a flourishing space with a special focus on accessibility for people with disabilities.
What happens once we decide a child is a criminal? How are people living with disabilities able to serve the church? Is eviction a cause of poverty—or a condition of it? You’ll find articles that speak to these questions and more in this month’s Mercy & Justice Round-Up.
Nearly 900,000 people in New York City live with disabilities. Lack of accessible transportation and housing, unequal education, unemployment, and poor health care are among the common barriers people with disabilities face. Join us in praying on behalf of these neighbors of ours.