The social justice efforts of the Dominican Sisters of Peace are guided by the Dominican Call to Action, a document that describes the most significant issues of justice and peace for North American Dominicans. Current issues outlined in this document include:
Click the links below for reflections, events, projects, and videos addressing many of these topics.
Weapons-Free Zones- Radio Interview with Justice Promoter Sr. Judy Morris, OP On July 26, 2011, Justice Promoter Sr. Judy Morris (Louisville, KY) was interviewed by the news director of WBRT, a radio station in Bardstown, KY, about declaring Dominican Sisters of Peace facilities weapons-free zones (click here for the original story). To listen to the original interview, click the play button below.
Global Climate Change
Myths & Facts: Click here to read a compilation of widely held myths regarding global climate change, which were compiled by the Pew Center and the Sierra Club.
Myths & Facts: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) reports that there are over 23,300 nuclear weapons in the world today posing constant threats. To read seven myths and facts highlighted in ICAN's booklet entitled I Can Imagine a World Without Nuclear Weapons, click here. For additional information on the organization, click here.
Myths & Facts: "Immigrants are a drain on the economy." "Immigrants don't pay taxes." These are just a few of the popular myths fostered by those supporting unjust legislation affecting undocumented immigrants in the United States. Click here to read about facts and figures regarding immigration, which have been posted by Justice for Immigrants. To learn ways to counter myths on immigration, click here.
Myth-busting personal experiences by Sr. Robin Richard - click here.