July 2018

Ryan Good was just 8 years old when he drafted this letter to President Reagan, showing that it’s never too early to become an advocate! Today Ryan is Assistant Director of the Washington Community Scholars’ Center of Eastern Mennonite University.

From the August 1969 Memo: If our society is to order its life so as to make possible the objective of moving “Forward Together,” [people] of conscience will need to maintain closer vigilance on government trends which undermine justice. Citizens who truly believe that a divided society–one black and one white–is the wrong direction, will…

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From the Jan.-Feb. 1983 Memo: In Brooklyn, New York, the United Revival Mennonite Church (Iglesia Menonita de Avivamiento) became the first Mennonite church to become a sanctuary….Since then, several Mennonite groups have become actively involved in both the sanctuary and underground railroad for Salvadoran and Guatemalan refugees….In the newly convened Congress, an opportunity exists to…

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