Faith in Action International’s newest organizing project, Organisation Peuple Œcuménique pour le Developpment du Nord-Est (OPODNE), was formally launched in August 2014 by 100 leaders from across Northeast Haiti who approved their constitution, elected officers, and pledged to put their faith in action to improve the quality of life for the many families facing poverty and marginalization.

Leaders gather weekly to tackle issues fundamental to the survival of their children and families. Communities are organizing their labor for basic sanitation, establishing computer training centers for youth, building roads to get their crops to market, and forming cooperatives to establish a source of income.

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April 8, 2021

COVID-19, Mass Incarceration

Coalition presses Baker to reduce COVID-19 risks in prisons

BOSTON -- Warning that public health precautions are impossible with prisons and jails at their current population levels, a coalition of legal…

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COVID-19, Immigrant Justice

Outrage In New Jersey Following The First Known Covid19-related Death Of An Immigrant Detainee

New Jersey– (Monday, May 11th, 2020) Following the death of Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia, a 57-year-old man, in ICE custody at Otay Mesa…

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Gun Violence

Faith leaders, civil rights activists demand justice for Ahmaud Arbery

WASHINGTON — Leaders of the nation’s largest grassroots, faith-based network are condemning the delayed arrests of the two white men who gunned down Ahmaud Arbery,…

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