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Spirit of Justice: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Bob Millikan October was first declared as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1989. Since then, October has been a time to acknowledge domestic violence survivors and be a voice for its victims. Domestic violence is prevalent in every community, and affects all people regardless of age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, … Continued

September: The Month of New Beginnings

Summer has come to an end, and students have returned for a new school year. As a student and later as a teacher, I always looked forward to September. While classes and workdays typically started in August, it wasn’t until September every year that I felt like I’d settled into my new schedule and had … Continued

Spirit of Justice: Housing and Hospitality

By Bill Baxley Imagine for a moment that you lived in another country and your country was under threat of war and your family’s well-being was being threatened. You decided to leave your war-torn land in hopes of finding a better future for your children, your spouse and yourself. You succeed in gaining legal entry … Continued

Spirit of Justice: World Water Day, 3/22/23

By Christian McIvor You may not have noticed it, but the world is deep in the throes of a water crisis.  Globally, over 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services and over half of the world’s population (4.2 billion) lack safely managed sanitation services.  This leads to the deaths of almost … Continued

Spirit of Justice: World Day of Social Justice, 2/20/23

By Erin Delgado Every year on February 20, countries around the globe celebrate World Day of Social Justice. At its core, social justice is about equal rights and equal opportunities for all people.  Around the world, societies face both circumstantial and systemic inequality of resources, opportunities, and privileges. It is up to us to recognize … Continued

Spirit of Justice: Holocaust Memorial Day, 01/27/23

By Kelly Roberts It happened.  It was tragic.  All of humanity suffered—but none more than the Jewish people.  This month marks so many important remembrances for those committed to social justice, and Greystone honors Holocaust Remembrance Day this January 2023. Holocaust Memorial Day Resources For those who have just a minute or two to remember, … Continued

Spirit of Justice: October 2022

By Bob Millikan This month, our Spirit of Justice Team is highlighting two important focuses for October.  The first is Tackling Hunger Month, which encourages people to provide food for those in need of daily meals. Greystone will help in this effort with our Rise Against Hunger event Sunday, October 2, where we will pack … Continued