Former MCC Central States Executive Director John Stoesz of Newton, Kan., is advocating for Dakota land justice as he rides his recumbent trike 2,000 miles across southern Minnesota during September and October.
Triking for Dakota land justice October 7, 2013
Sue Eagle, left, a coordinator of Indigenous Work for MCC Canada, pulls away a blanket, symbolizing the loss of Indigenous land and rights, during an exercise called “The Loss of Turtle Island.” The group exercise in Newton, Kan., was hosted by MCC Central States to strengthen awareness of Indigenous issues in the region.
Mennonites unsettled by Native American history October 7, 2013
Intern JeaHyun Nham stands with Lynn Roth of Mennonite World Conference at the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations Office where she works.
Intern brings Korean voice for reconciliation to UN October 3, 2013
Eastern Congo
On assignment: Eastern Congo coordinator October 1, 2013
Leonel Elias, a Seeder from Mexico, lived in La Palma, Colombia, where he shared his knowledge of gardening and became friends with many in the rural community.
MCC’s Seed program expands into Bolivia August 30, 2013
Participants from all over the Middle East participated in this peacebuilding training, offered last September by the Coptic Evangelical Organization of Social Services (CEOSS), an MCC partner in Egypt. Although formal trainings like this one are hampered by the current political violence in Egypt, many Christians and Muslim peacemakers are at work in communities and towns throughout Egypt.
Despite violence, MCC work in Egypt continues August 22, 2013
Gina Mulumbe, Persévérance Luzindalalu and Judith Malembu-Fumulombi, from Mennonite congregations in Kinshasa, participated in a Menno-Monde exchange during spring break, 2013. They were hosted by congregations in Kikwit and Bandundu City.
Congolese youth strengthen ties August 8, 2013
This Syrian girl, whose name is withheld for security reasons, was singing, playing musical chairs and painting on the March day when MCC visited the temporary Lebanon community where she lives. The activities were coordinated by MCC’s partner, Development for People and Nature Association, to bring a sense of normalcy and pleasure into the lives of refugee children.
Syrian children carry heavy load July 31, 2013
building peace
Planting peace in a border town July 1, 2013
Tito Bojórquez
First person: Tito Bojórquez July 1, 2013
J. Fred Kauffman with Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers
Illegal gun trafficking the focus of MCC tours June 3, 2013
Zakaa Mohamad Khalid, a Syrian refugee arrived in Lebanon about three months ago after fleeing from her burning home in Homs with nothing, not even documentation. MCC provides material resources to many refugees like Khalid, helping them to retain some dignity as they adjust to living in refugee settlements.
MCC raises Syria crisis response goal to $1.5 million May 31, 2013
Bola Melad Ragheb, who limps because of polio, stands in the shop where he works after school, earning enough money to pay for his sister’s school costs. He credits an MCC Global Family education program with giving him the confidence to apply.
MCC encourages Egyptian youth with disabilities May 14, 2013
Carmen Dorila Martínez
Telling the Colombian Anabaptist story April 9, 2013
Fred Kauffman
Conversations on gun violence April 5, 2013

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