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By Kellie Anderson-Picallo
January 19, 2011
For the week of January 24th, the continued coverage of the violence in Tucson remains one of the top trending subjects in the news as well as on the hearts and minds of people of faith. Auburn has resources about how Rep. Gifford’s Jewish faith has been a foundation to her sense of service toward social justice. And read Auburn President Katharine Henderson’s latest Washington Post blog “No Safe Way for Prophets.”
Auburn continues to track information about the Arizona violence and how it has shaped conversation around social service and the lengths of what it can mean to take a stand on issues such as healthcare and immigration. Click here to read Rev. Dr. Katharine Henderson’s blog featured in On Faith and click here to learn more about this story through the lens of Rep. Gifford’s Jewish faith.
Auburn's Religious Leader of the Week Rev. Dr. Cannon is one of the many voices who is a part of Auburn’s Ain’t I A Leader program. Ain’t I A Leader brings together women from a variety of experiences, perspectives and from across generational and professional lines to address the particular issues and challenges confronting African-American women religious leaders today. Click here to learn more about Ain’t I A Leader and Auburn’s women’s multifaith program.
StoryCorps This week Auburn features a powerful story from StoryCorps. Click here to listen. Lourdes Villanueva tells her son about growing up in a family of migrant workers. This interview is provided courtesy of StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide all Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, preserve and share their stories. Click here to learn more about StoryCorps.
Documentary to Track January is the perfect month to bring a documentary screening to your community and Auburn recommends A Small Act. Click here to learn more about the film and offers free curriculum for compelling discussion.
All Things Catholic (John Allen)