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Empathy and compassion

Yesterday I went to bring papers to the widow I have been helping.  After twenty-nine years of marriage to an abusive husband, a marriage in which she stayed in obedience to her marriage vows, as she is a fervent Catholic, and “marriage is forever,” she is being evicted by his stepchildren.   1,299 more words


Oligarchs versus the people

At our impromptu meeting last Friday night at Jim Gonzales’ in Castro Valley, while the rain was beating down upon the formerly parched earth, we were raising our voices in song for justice and solidarity.   755 more words

Peace And Justice


EAG: “A Somali student is turning heads at a Buffalo high school where students speak 42 different languages. Sophomore Sahal Hussein swims on the varsity team for Lafayette High School, where the school’s 580 students speak 42 different languages, just months after the Somali native entered the pool for the first time in September, ABC 6 reports.” 110 more words


Immigration in troubled times and cold days

December 5th WCDF Vigil
Vigilia del 5 de diciembre en el Centro de Detención

Held by Lacey Hunter with the help of Kristi Laughlin and Silvia A. 4,222 more words



Follow our hashtag: #aclusweeptweet on Twitter and Facebook to get “day-before” info on Honolulu homeless sweeps.

To get our tweets as a text message instead… 250 more words

Know Your Rights

Court Order Requires City to Follow Law: Impound, Not Destroy, Property Seized in Sweeps

Court date of 1/12/16 set for Martin v. City and County of Honolulu

Read the Order: MartinVCC_2007523-0–10888-2

HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I – In response to new evidence, Federal Judge Helen Gillmor has ordered that the City and County of Honolulu (“City”) must stop “immediately dispos of any property” under the Sidewalk Nuisance and Stored Property Ordinances (“Ordinances”). 453 more words

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Holding fast to our values

In the face of terrorism, our most cherished ideals are under attack. Fortunately, Hawai‘i and other states have loudly expressed and re-doubled their commitment to the shared values of a free and open society. 149 more words

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