Our melting pot country is founded on immigrants from England who emigrated to a new world in pursuit of a life of freedom. Through the years, as more immigrants from various countries have come to America, they have helped shape and form our cities and states, and become an essential part of our economy.
My name is Beisi and I work as a Counselor Advocate at Restore NYC, an organization that exists to end sex trafficking in New York and restore the well-being and independence of foreign-national survivors.
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.
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 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.
Who is New York City really for? How does our public school screening system contribute to segregation? Is there anywhere you can you afford a one-bedroom home on minimum wage? You’ll find articles that speak to these questions and more in this month’s Mercy & Justice 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.