From Center for Economic and Social Justice
One definition of justice is “giving to each what he or she is due.” The problem is knowing what is “due”.
Oklahoma Bombing Survivor, Mrs.Terry Talley spoke at all chapels today. Our Peace Week speakers on Economic Justice Days will be at chapel in October during End Hunger in Oklahoma Month. YAC Peace Team Member, Sahanya B. introduced Mrs. Talley at Upper Division Chapel. Father Blizzard introduced Mrs.Talley in MD and LD chapels.
The Education Director of the Oklahoma National Memorial, Mrs. Lynne Porter brought the following items from the museum which are on display at the Student Center.
1. The Hope Trunk: The Hope Trunk: An Offering of Positive Education is a program using the story of the bombing to educate students about the senselessness of violence and the need to find more peaceful means to solve our differences. The trunk, which a school may use for two weeks, contains artifacts, visual materials, and classroom exercises that may be used as a stand alone unit or incorporated into regular math, geography and reading/literature lessons. Shipping is provided courtesy of FedEx.
2. Reflective Resilience: A collage of service projects from 2001-2005 created by Brandon Spivey'2005