On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Dominican Sisters Marcelline Koch, OP and Elyse Ramirez, OP spoke at a Pro-DACA rally held on the steps of the State Capitol. The speakers at the gathering recalled Springfield’s immigrant history. Read article
Dominican Sisters Conference Public Statement Denouncing White Supremacist Terrorist Actions in Charlottesville, VA
Please click here to find a public statement by the Dominican Sisters Conference speaking out against the supremacist terrorism in Charlottesville and links to additional public statements from Dominican congregations. The response can also be found on the DSC Facebook Page. Please share with others.
The Journal Times recently published an article featuring the Dominican Sisters of Racine about their continued efforts to fight human trafficking. “Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of bills in support of efforts to combat human trafficking. But anti-trafficking efforts have been active for years in Racine County, and much” […] […]
A recent article in The Journal Times reports on the Racine police department and local advocates who have been working together to stop human trafficking in the Racine area. “The task force also partners with the Dominican Sisters, who have provided strong community leadership against human trafficking in the past, and various other community organizations […]
Last week DomLife shared the reflections of the Dominican Sisters who recently traveled to North Dakota to stand in solidarity with Standing Rock. Please click the links below to read the articles: “Las Casas in Solidarity at Standing Rock” “Dominican Sisters Travel to Standing Rock” “Dominican Sister’s North Dakota Journey to Standing Rock” “Standing Rock—The […]
Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt Gathered at Nyack Memorial Park to Stand in Solidarity with Standing Rock
The Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt gathered with the local community to stand in solidarity with the North Dakota Standing Rock Water Protectors to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline on Sunday, November 20 at Nyack Memorial Park. Blauvelt Dominican Sister Ceil Lavan commented, “Having so many join us in our water ritual in solidarity with the […]