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Social Justice Advocacy

 

 

CRS University connects college and university communities to global issues of social justice such as hunger, water, human trafficking, migration, HIV and AIDS, and international poverty.

Browse our resources and university engagement opportunities; we are always improving the ways students, faculty and campuses can engage with CRS and collaborate with each other.

 Misericordia University Ambassadors:

Maria Weidmoyer, weidemom@misericordia.edu; Gina Palmiter, palmiteg@misericordia.edu; Casey Saylor, saylorc@misericordia.edu; Anna Parsons, parsona2@misericordia.edu

 

Mission

Faith in Public Life (FPL) is a strategy center for the faith community advancing faith in the public square as a powerful force for justice, compassion and the common good.
In order to maximize the faith community’s unique ability to shape public debates, FPL identifies and creates moments of opportunity, builds and supports broad coalitions, and designs and implements innovative campaigns, bold initiatives and capacity-building tools. FPL’s approach emphasizes results, rapid response, cutting-edge skills and media savvy.

Impact

In just a few years, FPL has played an important role in changing the narrative about the role of faith in politics, winning major progressive policy victories, and empowering new religious leaders to fight for social justice and the common good. Our media expertise, rapid-response capabilities and strategic campaign development have made us respected commentators in the media and valued partners with a range of religious groups working for economic an