Injustice Anywhere Is a Threat to Justice Everywhere
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
― Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail, 16 April 1963
Food justice, racial justice and economic justice are deeply connected. Justice in the U.S. is linked to justice in Haiti, Ghana, Guatemala, Nepal and other countries where Groundswell International works with partners, strengthening communities and social movements to create better lives. We stand and act in solidarity with the millions of citizens in the U.S. and around the world who, appalled by the recent killing of George Floyd and the taking of too many Black lives for far too many years, are working to create a more just society and end the legacy of racism.
Groundswell International and our partner on the ground in Nepal, the Baudh Bahunipati Project Pariwar (BBP-Pariwar), have been able to work with women from the Dalit caste living in the remote areas of the Kavre, Ramechhap, and Sindhupalchowk districts of Central Nepal thanks to a grant provided by the Hapke Family Foundation and other support. …
By: Rene Lucero, Guest Writer Cebu is an island province in the central part of the Philippines that hosts the country’s second-biggest city, Cebu City. Agriculture is one of the main economic activities on the island, along with fisheries, industry, and tourism. Being a major tourist destination, Cebu suffered so much from the COVID-19 pandemic.…