Kevin Shereves

Kevin Shereves is Director at Priorities & Choices http://www.prioritiesandchoices.org/

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Poem: Dance to the Music of Prophets Mending the World

Dance to the Music of Prophets Mending the World by Linda Siebenga, Blackfalds, Alberta.

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Artwork: We Live As One To Love As One

Artwork for the 40th Anniversary of Citizens for Public Justice and the Public Justice Resource Centre by Matth Cupido, artist living in Canning, Nova Scotia

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Revealing the Face of Hunger

A 40th Anniversary Reflection by Marilyn Gunn, Executive Director of Calgary Community Kitchen Program

Calgary, May 27, 2004.

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Stories from the North; Lessons for the South

Rene Fumoleau, poet, story teller and long-time priest to the Dene in the Northwest Territories tells wonderful stories that give pause for thought. A 40th anniversary reflection, Vancouver, 2004.

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The Struggle For Hope

Rev. Susan Eagle, London City Councillor and United Church Minister

London, April 23, 2004.

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Public Justice in a Time of (In)Security

Alex Neve, Secretary-General, Amnesty International Canada

Ottawa, March 24, 2004.

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Being Anishnaabe

Aiden Enns’ report of an address given by Justice Murray Sinclair

Winnipeg, March 19, 2004.

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A ruinously costly shield

Critics say George W. Bush’s ballistic missile defence shield would be hyper-expensive, ineffective, dangerous – an exquisite symbol of government gone bad, draining public resources into a mad dream. Janet Somerville felt certain she’d read this story before. She had, in the story of King Solomon.

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Grassy Narrows blockade

Treaties, trees and sharing. A frontline report from Will Braun, March 2003.

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The 1990s: CPJ in the eye of several storms

By any standard, the 1980s had been a gung-ho decade for Citizens for Public Justice. The growing team of Board and staff members had taken on new issues for research and action. They had opened offices in three provinces. They had gone all-out for change on concrete issues from the land rights of the Dene Nation to the recycling of city garbage. They had agreed on foundational documents, seized moments on radio and televison, and started Catalyst.

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The 1980s: A big appetite for faith-fed advocacy

The CJL (Committee for Justice and Liberty) Foundation came roaring out of the 1970s in overdrive. As an incorporated organization it was only 17 years old in 1980, and there had been full-time staff (Gerald Vandezande and John Olthuis) only since 1972. But some early successes had been deeply encouraging.

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The 1970s: Sinking roots in a Seventies Canada

CJL breathed life into its support for pluralism – the right of different peoples to live out their lives according to their beliefs – through its support for Aboriginal rights in the 1970s. Bold work on the frontlines of Aboriginal support work led to new alliances, introducing many people to CJL for the first time.

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