April 18, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – During an event honoring the March 31 birthday of non-violent social justice activist Cesar Chávez, members of the Latino community in Adrian gathered to remember their own involvement in actions to bring about justice for the farmworkers. While they noted the opposition they received from some other community members during these actions, they also recalled the support they received from the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Read the entire Daily Telegram article, written by Spencer Durham.
Photo of César Chávez from Wikimedia Commons
April 17, 2019, Detroit – In her latest blog for the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit, Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, reports on the success that two biological sisters – Sarbinthe Martin and Nakita Martin – gained from their participation in the soup kitchen’s Rosa Parks Children’s and Youth Program. The sisters gained a positive outlook and professional success – and continue to give back to the program through their volunteer services. Sister Nancyann is the director of the program. Read her blog.
Sister Nancyann Turner, OP, center, shares a smile with biological sisters, Sarbinthe Martin, left, and Nakita Martin, right, who benefitted from their participation in the Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Rosa Parks Children’s and Youth Program. Photo by Tim Hinkle, Courtesy of the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph