Be a Part of the Folk Music Festival at Pilgrim Place!!

Pilgrim Place  and The Claremont Folk Music Center invite you to the    Progressive Music &  Folk Festival   Singing the Just Word–Celebrating a Century Featuring: Jim & Jean Strathdee, Patti Amelotte, Cathy Clasper-Torch & Lee Torch, Kimball Coburn, Ellen Chase Harper, Maria Christina & Francisco Herrera, Bob Hurd, Frank & ValLimar Jansen, Jim Manley & the Pilgrim Pickers, Paul Svenson   Performances will be … Continue reading Be a Part of the Folk Music Festival at Pilgrim Place!!

Economic Justice and Financial Literacy: Voices on Poverty Series

Voices on Poverty: A Series of Trainings on Poverty and the Economy Multi-faith ACTION Coalition of Contra Costa County This training series helps make clear what’s broken in our economy and what Contra Costa faith communities are doing and can do to make it right. A faith-rooted vision of our economy is one where values influence policy and collaborative relationships lead to real change regarding … Continue reading Economic Justice and Financial Literacy: Voices on Poverty Series

Crossing the Mediterranean, Crossing Mexico.

Below is a personal post from our Northern California Director Rev. Deborah Lee. Rev Lee shares with us an account of her experience on our Root Causes Pilgrimage to Honduras and Guatemala and the parallels of the migration journey between crossing the Mediterranean and crossing Mexico. For other personal accounts of experience please visit out blog at: RootCausesDelegation.wordpress.com The world has been touched by the … Continue reading Crossing the Mediterranean, Crossing Mexico.

Mandela’s South Africa: Race, Politics and Immigration Now in America

In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s Release from Prison, our organization held a conversation on Race, Politics and Immigration with four native South Africans who now live in America. They discussed their experiences both in their home country and the United States. While, we live in a time were Race and Immigration are at the forefront of many conversations it is important … Continue reading Mandela’s South Africa: Race, Politics and Immigration Now in America