Writing An Advocacy Letter

Our Pax Christi Youth Action sheets are designed for use in classrooms and youth groups. Offer them to students for meeting service hour requirements, or plan to do them together as a group. Use in Confirmation classes, social action teams, and faith formation. Each activity offered follows the Pax Christi...

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Jovita’s Walk

Jovita with Black Lives Matter sign

After the death of George Floyd, Jovita, a member of Pax Christi, began a daily walk of several miles, alone, holding a Black Lives Matter sign in a community where many did not welcome the message. Jovita shared: “The racism and prejudice I witnessed, in the cold-blooded murder of George...

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A Gandhian “Army”?

Ever since Jesus pointed me towards Gandhi in response to a death threat, in 1968, I have been dreaming of a Gandhian-style nonviolent “army,” consisting of nonviolent “warriors.” Gandhi’s warriors, satyagrahis (“truth-holders”), trained for 14 years before going into battle against the British, who had little chance against such a...

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