United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 12:08

My favorite encounter each day is the interaction with other people from other countries. Sometimes good and sometimes maybe not so good. But the encounters in and of themselves is what teaches us, as a group, so much about ourselves as...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 06:36

by Hanna Kang-Brown, Diocese of Los Angeles In NYC, I am surrounded by a cacophony of noise and movement. Buildings filled with people rise on all sides of the street. People rush to and fro. Cars are merging, and trucks are honking. I am...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 05:05

by Karen Longenecker, Diocese of San Diego Coming back to UNCSW this year has already proved to be a profound and moving experience, and its only Monday. I was here last year and while I keep trying not to compare, it is rather inevitable and I...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 04:23

by Jasmine Bostock, Diocese of Hawaii Starting the day this morning, I was filled with anticipation of what the day would bring. Will I hear stories? Will I tell them? Will I be brave enough to introduce myself to someone and start a...

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 03:55

Today, young adults from around the world led morning worship for the Ecumenical Women delegations. We took as our text the Song of Miriam and led the diverse delegations in song, prayer, art and conversation. This song was composed by young adults...

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 05:07

When I woke up this morning, eager to start my new day here with a whole new family of women and men, I made it my goal to recognize connections between me and another person today. These strong connections with people who are seemingly so...

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 05:04

by P’tricia Egbert, Diocese of Kentucky As I gathered with other young people today, my heart was warmed with the silence of contemplation. As our sisters and brothers shared their interpretations of our text from Exodus, others sat and actually...

Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 13:44

Despite massive snow fall across the eastern seaboard, all 12 Episcopal Young Adult Delegates have safely arrived in New York City for the 54th United Nations Commission on the Status of women. Joining with over 8,000 other registered NGO...

Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 13:18

This is the second year the Episcopal Church Center will sponsor a young adult delegation to join Anglican Women’s Empowerment and Ecumenical Women at the UN in participating in the Commission on the Status of Women. Building on the powerful work...

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