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  • Blog
    Tue, 15 Oct 2019
    ArticleOur Global Melting Pot

    On the international day that commemorates girls, Intersections gathered together an intimate group of stakeholders to hear about the work of two global humanitarians transforming the lives of those in their communities. Rev. Derrick Jones, Supervisor for the Reformed Church in America (RCA) Mission in Africa and Oman was incredibly... more...

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  • Blog
    Thu, 3 Oct 2019
    ArticleOctober 3rd and the Power of Telling Stories...

    I had the honor and privilege of serving as a missionary and social action worker for the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in partnership with the Waldensian and Methodist Church in Naples and Sicily, Italy from 2014 to 2018. A year later, I still look back at that period of time with widespread wonder, righteous anger and intense love,... more...

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  • Blog
    Fri, 10 May 2019
    Article‘Once in a Refugee Camp’: The Pain,...

    In 1993 fighting erupted within the small South Sudanese town of Yei (pronounced “Yay”). Machine guns mounted atop land cruisers and AK-47s shouldered by men wearing fatigues launched shells of ammunition into the air. Mothers and grandmothers hurried out of gunfire with babies tied to their backs and cooking pans seated on... more...

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  • Blog
    Fri, 22 Mar 2019
    ArticleNew Zealand holds a National Day of Mourning

    As New Zealand holds a National Day of Mourning commemorating the lives lost and supporting those wounded in the recent horrific mosque attacks in that country, Intersections  International stands in solidarity with our global neighbor and asks as many as are able, to submit your notes of condolences to the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations at nzpmun@gmail.com

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  • Blog
    Thu, 21 Mar 2019
    ArticleInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial...

    Intersections Friends,

    On March 21, 1960, South African police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa

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  • Blog
    Fri, 15 Mar 2019
    ArticleVigil for those killed and wounded in the terror...

    As-Salam-u-Alaikum. My name is Barbara Costigan. I am the Chair of the Board of Deacons of the Collegiate Churches of New York. 

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  • Blog
    Thu, 30 Aug 2018
    One Man’s Terrorist

    On the power of words - "What we need to do is move away from the fear the word evokes and offer solutions for the consequences our policies create."

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  • Blog
    Tue, 3 Oct 2017
    ArticleAre drones paving the future?

    In this day and age, governments and militaries around the world are seeking the most efficient and casualty minimising means of warfare. This new rationale and strategy can be connected to people’s and governments’ sensitivity towards human suffering. Therefore, the main aim is to reduce one’s own casualties and... more...

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  • Blog
    Wed, 20 Sep 2017
    ArticleA Path of an Immigrant

    I was born In Uzbekistan, a beautiful country with endless opportunities for the few and poverty for many. I was among the few. My father, a successful upholsterer, has ensured a comfortable life for our family in a two story house with two swimming pools and a beautiful garden. I would only spectate the economically struggling... more...

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  • Blog
    Mon, 11 Sep 2017
    ArticleAcid attacks in rise

    Since Trump’s 2016 election victory we have witnessed a drastic increase in the number of hate crimes committed on American soil. According to one study undertaken in nine areas across the US, there is an overall increase of 23.3% in hate crimes from the previous year. This same phenomenon can also be observed in the UK post-Brexit... more...

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