United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 16:14

by Shannon Preston, Diocese of Minnesota Today was beautifully full and beautifully rich of things to learn and people acting against injustice. I attended the last half of the viewing of Pink Smoke Over the Vatican. I had seen the film a few weeks...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 15:49

by Gregory Stark, Dioceses of Idaho and Ohio   Considérez, frères, qui vous êtes, vous que Dieu a appelés : il y a parmi vous, du point de vue humain, peu de sages, peu de puissants, peu de gens de noble origine. Au contraire, Dieu a choisi ce qui...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 15:48

by Carrie Diaz-Littauer, Diocese of New Jersey It feels like I have been here for much more than three days. Hearing women’s stories from Thailand, to North Carolina, to Haiti and Bahrain, I feel surrounded by the needs, hurts, and continued...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 15:46

 by Sarah Markus, Diocese of Northern California Today was an AMAZING day.  The last two days were all about orientation.  It was information overload and all I could do to just keep my mind open to take it all in.   It was exhausting and exciting...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 14:27

by Brian Romero, Diocese of Long Island Yesterday during the Ecumenical Women’s orientation at the United Nations Church Center a youth from the Presbyterian Church of USA stood up to share her reflection on the day so far and hosting the session...

Monday, February 21, 2011 - 22:51

by Shannon Preston, Diocese of Minnesota New York didn’t seem like such a big city until it was time to sleep yesterday and there were people and traffic on the streets late into the night (maybe into the morning?). We spent today at the...

Monday, February 21, 2011 - 22:48

by P’tricia Egbert, Diocese of Kentucky Even though we have only been together for 24 hours, I am filled with ideas about what to discuss about my time with the Episcopal Young Adult Delegation. Today, the EYAD went to the Ecumenical Woman’s...

Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 05:25

By Shannon Preston, Diocese of Minnesota The EYAD is now almost here in full force. We arrived from near and far throughout the day. For some this is their first time in NYC while others frequent and even live in the city. We have biologists,...

Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 19:27

Today the 2011 Episcopal Young Adult Delegation arrives in New York City to participate in the 55th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Gathered from the dioceses of Connecticut, Idaho, Long Island, Louisiana, Minnesota, Tennessee,...

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 23:13

by Karen Longenecker(originally posted on episcopal-life.org on March 12, 2010) In 1995 women from all over the world traveled to Beijing for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. Their dedication and labor resulted in the adoption...

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