Road to Justice: anti-immigrant policies
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Road to Justice: anti-immigrant policies

This blog on anti-immigrant policies is the first of an occasional series of articles focusing on social justice issues that the National Advocacy Center addresses as part of its ongoing mission. In announcing his candidacy in 2015, Donald Trump claimed that Mexico was sending “people that have lots of problems …They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing…

Training youth in social justice advocacy shapes the future

Training youth in social justice advocacy shapes the future

Training youth for social justice advocacy is all in a day’s work for Good Shepherd National Advocacy Center (NAC). Director of NAC Larry Couch recently trained a group of students on techniques for meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill. The young men were from Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Maryland. Earlier this year Larry trained a group of young…

Nogales – both sides of the border for SOA Watch protest
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Nogales – both sides of the border for SOA Watch protest

Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Mexico were this year’s location for SOA Watch. I arrived in Nogales, Arizona, early Friday afternoon on October 7. I went there for a protest march that School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) had organized. Fr. Roy Bourgeois, a laicized Roman Catholic priest, founded the human rights group in 1990 to…