Links

Franciscan Organizations

Franciscan Service Network
Connect with Franciscan Volunteer Organizations.

English Speaking Conference Order of Friars
The English Speaking Conference of the Order of Friars Minor is one of 14 Conferences of the Franciscan Order made up of Provinces in the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Malta and Lithuania dedicated to the promotion of unity, coordination and collaboration in their Franciscan life and mission.

Climate Change and Care for Creation

Catholic Coalition on Climate Change
Launched by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to provide resources for care for creation and care for the poor. Home of St. Francis Pledge which is co-sponsored by FAN.

Global Catholic Climate Movement
FAN is a founder of this world wide collection of people, united by our Catholic faith and our work in various roles and organizations on climate change issues.
 
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities - Climate Change
CBPP has worked with religious and secular organizations to determine some of the best ways to help persons who are poor transition to post-greenhouse gas economy.

Earthbeat Radio
A variety of Podcasts on climate change and eco-justice issues.

Earth Community in Christ
An excellent downloadable booklet formed by several of the world’s women and men’s religious communities.

Eco-Prayer.org
Global prayer for the earth’s ecosystems.

Keith D. Warner, OFM's Research and Education Site
Articles and links on the Franciscan vision of care for creation.

Pew Center on Climate Change
One of the best sites on the science and legislation on climate change.

GreenFaith
Works to educate people of faith and prepare them for environmental leadership.

Interfaith Power and Light
Works to respond to global warming by organizing "preach-ins" and recruiting "cool congregations."

Click here for additional resources on climate change including faith materials, science factsheets, and documentaries.

 

Immigration 

America's Voice
Communications campaign for public education on immigration reform.

Justice for Immigrants Campaign of the USCCB

Interfaith Immigration Coalition

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)

 

Human Trafficking

Anti-human trafficking page of the USCCB Migration & Refugee Services

Anti-human trafficking page of the US Department of Health and Human Services

ECPAT-USA (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking)

Polaris Project
Named after the North Star that guided slaves towards freedom along the Underground Railroad.

Global Centurion
Fighting Modern Slavery by Focusing on Demand

Tahirih Justice Center
Protecting Immigrant Women & Girls Fleeing Violence

Slavery Footprint

Take the survey and find out how many slaves work for you.

The Dark Side of Chocolate

An award winning film investigating rumors of child labor being used to produce the chocolate we eat.

Poverty

PICO Network (People Improving Communities through Organizing)
Faith-based community organizing federations in 18 states that frequently partners with the USCCB.

Anti-Poverty work of the USCCB
PovertyUSA – Interactive tools for education on poverty in the US
Catholic Campaign for Human Development – USCCB support for community organizing