3/30/06

The kids and I went to a talk last night by Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) with Cesar Chavez. To about 350 people at the University of California at Monterey Bay World Theatre, Ms. Huerta … Continue reading

3/27/08

Our family stood in solidarity with a group of Latinos on a downtown square in Hollister, California, yesterday. They were there to protest current, hot-button proposed new immigration policies that, among other things, would: make it a felony to be … Continue reading

1/28/09

I was talking with a Cleveland city school teacher yesterday who is also quite active doing social justice work  with the Catholic Workers here.   She said farmers will continue to grow coca plants in, say,  Columbia “as long as … Continue reading

4/12/08

Dan Kremer, an organic farmer in Yorkshire, Ohio, just sent me something from the National Catholic Rural Life Conference.   It was titled: Eating Is A Moral Act.   One of the issues raised was: “Supporting fair wages and healthy … Continue reading