United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Monday, March 14, 2011 - 23:49

by Brian Romero “We must do even better in tapping into women’s strength, women’s industry, and women’s wisdom.” – Michelle Bachelet   So often young people hear the age old phrase from our Christian predecessors- “you are the church of tomorrow...

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 23:22

by Rachel M. Robinson, Diocese of Tennessee I meant to do several blog posts while I was in New York, but somehow I didn’t have the words to express all that I was taking in.  Now that I’ve had 48 hours to reflect and “come back to reality,” I...

Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 05:46

Today the Episcopal Young Adult Delegation packed their bags and headed home, flying to Tennessee, busing to Boston, and riding the subway to Queens. After 8 intense days of listening, advocating, fellowshipping and praying they are on their way to...

Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 05:37

by Grace King, Diocese of Connecticut My original thought upon my arrival was “what am I doing here?” I knew a whole lot less about what was going on at the UN than everyone else. Everyone’s’ passion was so inspiring and I was left wondering what...

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 12:37

  Shannon Preston, Minnesota, and Gregory Stark, Idaho and Ohio, preach at the noon Eucharist in the Episcopal Church Center (click to watch) Filed under: UNCSW

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 06:18

Madeline, Shannon and Sarah at Times Square Filed under: UNCSW

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 05:31

by Shannon Preston, Diocese of Minnesota Much of the advocacy work here ultimately seems to challenge the patriarchal paradigm. Today Maddy and I attended a Beijing Circle workshop. In it we spoke in small groups about how to make our communities...

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 05:27

by Brian Romero, Diocese of Long Island It has been said that behind every great man is a great woman. But I would like to argue that beside every great man is an amazing woman. All of my life I have owed my great experiences and opportunities to...

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 16:16

by Sarah Markus, Diocese of Northern California Today was a day learning about action.  So much of what we are hearing about are heartbreaking stories of inequality and all forms of violence (including but not limited to physical, sexual, emotional...

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