Jackie Romero-Hernandez is CPJ's social work intern for Winter 2020.

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When Justice and Faith Meet

Many young adults have felt the absence of justice seeking in their faith expression experience. Can we recognize the voice of Jesus in the young adult lament that is yearning for more active justice seeking within their faith expression?

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Lent and Discipleship in the Era of Climate Crisis

Personal actions matter because they help build discipline and habits. But it’s important to pair personal lifestyle changes and acts of discipleship with bold action in public life.

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Canada Has a Moral Obligation to Accept Climate Migrants

Despite our small population, Canada has had an outsized impact on the climate crisis. Now we have a moral imperative to welcome those displaced by climate change.

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CPJ calls on PM Trudeau to Invest in Workers

As Canada navigates the tremendous challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, CPJ believes that investments in a just transition are more important than ever.

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Canada Should Maintain Commitment to Refugee Rights Amid COVID-19: CPJ

We should remain committed to our obligation to protect the rights of refugees and other vulnerable people. Turning asylum seekers away at borders is counter to those rights and our international obligations. 

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A Pandemic Calls Us to Work Together

A pandemic requires people to take personal responsibilities. But it should not cause us to abandon our commitment to the common good.

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A Public Justice House of Our Own

The dream of our own house is now a reality thanks to so many supporters and donors who have made it all possible.

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Trudeau urged not to ‘prop up rich corporations’ in upcoming federal budget

Speaking on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, representatives from Indigenous, labour, social justice and other organizations said now was not the time for Canada to shy away from tackling the climate emergency. Instead, Ottawa should move forward with ending fossil fuel subsidies, strengthening carbon pricing, raising taxes on top earners and directing the windfall into retraining…

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Labour, Civil Society Groups Call for Climate Budget

CPJ joined representatives ​from labour, social justice, Indigenous, faith and environmental organizations today to call on the Government of Canada to greatly increase ​the funds and programs needed to build a sustainable economy and drastically cut emissions.

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Statistics don’t tell whole poverty story

CPJ says more changes are needed in the way poverty is measured in Canada for a better snapshot of what is actually happening.

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For refugees, better language learning means better integration

The Canadian Government can improve the integration of refugees and address their barriers to language training.

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Public Justice Internship 2020-2021

Each year, CPJ’s Public Justice Internship Program provides one recent university graduate with the opportunity to explore the meaning of public justice.

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