Here are some key dates and spotlight events to build understanding and momentum for the Share the Journey campaign in the U.S.
Be sure to document your own events and actions on social media and tag #sharejourney.
CCHD Creating on the Margins Art Contest (7-12 Grade)Creating on the Margins Contest is a tool to engage young people in grades 7-12 in learning about poverty in the U.S., its root causes, and faith-inspired efforts to address poverty, especially through CCHD. This years’ theme is “Share the Journey of Young Migrants and Refugees”Ongoing through March 31, 2018
|EVENT NAME||WHAT TO EXPECT||DATES|
|Ethical Trade Sock Sale||20% of the sales of every pair of Maggie’s Organics Share the Journey socks will be donated to Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work with refugees and migrants.||Ongoing|
|CRS Rice Bowl||STJ Signature Program: Through CRS Rice Bowl, we encounter members of our human family around the world, and commit our Lenten prayers, fasting and almsgiving to deepening our faith and serving those in need. This year we will be exploring “Who is my neighbor?”||Lent|
|JFI Pentecost: On Fire for Immigration Reform||A JFI Pentecost resource to energize us to continue the work of immigration reform in partnership with our immigrant sisters and brothers, who are participating in the mission of the Holy Spirit to “renew the face of the Earth”||April 2- May 30, 2018|
|CCGP Legislative Advocacy Toolkit||A guide with resources for writing letters and meeting with members of Congress, and how to engage in social media.||April 2- May 30, 2018|
|CCUSA TOOLKIT for World Refugee Day||STJ Signature Program: Information coming soon!||June 2018|
Looking for additional ways to get involved?