Category Archives: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Promising Practices for December

765px-kwanzaa-myersReach out to invite the Black Community to pray with the Maryknoll Advent Reflection Guide: A season to embrace Gospel nonviolence.

Reach out to members of the community to organize a remembrance for World AIDS Day and for those living with HIV/AIDS.

Reach out to  area churches, synagogues, and mosques to pray for the abolition of slavery.

Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to a special Kwanzaa celebration.

 

 

 

Promising Practices for December

By Sander van der Wel from Netherlands ([384/365] Candle light) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Candle light By Sander van der Wel from Netherlands ([384/365] [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to an ecumenical prayer vigil/day of prayer for persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Reach out to work with area churches, synagogues, and mosques to plan a forum on HIV/AIDS.

Reach out to create a community action group to take a stand against  contemporary forms of slavery involving the most vulnerable groups in societies, such as those regarded as being of low caste, tribal minorities, and indigenous peoples.

Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to a special Kwanzaa celebration.

Reach out to members of the Black Community by distributing a bulletin or flyer on the meaning and purpose of Kwanzaa.

Reach out to feed the poor and homeless in the Black Community by planning a soul-food potluck supper.