October 8, 2019, Washington, D.C. – The Friday, September 27, 2019, segment of National Public Radio’s Finance Fridays featured Sister Judy Byron, OP, and her efforts to work with gun manufacturers to stem gun violence. Sister Judy and other members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), through shareholder resolutions and dialogue, worked with American Outdoor Brands – parent company of gun manufacturers Smith and Wesson – and with Sturm, Ruger, and Company to be more transparent in outlining their gun safety strategies. To listen to the Finance Fridays segment, hosted by Mary Childs and Cardiff Garcia, including interviews with Sister Judy, click on the white arrow in the blue circle on the left side of the page.
October 8, 2019, Detroit, Michigan – Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, who recently retired from her 20-year ministry at the Rosa Parks Children’s and Youth Program at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit, is featured in a video celebrating the soup kitchen’s “90 years of service in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi.” Sister Nancyann first appears about three and a half minutes into the video, describing the soup kitchen’s many programs to “enhance the lives” of the children and their families of the local area. She appears later – six minutes into the video – and later is described by a young mother as a person who made a difference in her life as a child. Watch the video.