Legal Course - Know Your Rights
Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education and DLA Piper Australia in partnership with Tamil Resource Centre and Australian Iranian Community Organization are organizing a Free Legal Empowerment Course for refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants. The purpose is to empower multicultural communities in NSW by increasing their core legal knowledge and associated skills.Read more
Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude
The Passion of Jesus is one we are so familiar with that we are tempted to skim it. But it is a time to pause in our constantly changing world. We have the opportunity to notice and claim our responsibility for the world we have had a hand in making. Here is Jesus: betrayed by one of his own, denied by the disciple who will eventually lead his church, abandoned by those who loved him. Jesus is called before the political power of his day because the religious leaders of his time are threatened by Jesus’ charisma, following, and power. Writers say that we are storytellers. This us how we make sense of everything around us from arising in the morning to working for peace and justice. Other writers say, if we want to change our life and the world, we need to begin with stories.Read more
Edmund Rice Centre supports the agreed wording for constitutional change and a First Nations Voice to Parliament announced by the Prime Minister
As a member of the Allies For Uluru Coalition, along with 180 other civil society organisations across the country, The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education welcome and endorse the agreed wording for constitutional change and a First Nations Voice to Parliament announced by the Prime Minister on Thursday last.
We have heard the message of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders of the Uluru Statement From the Heart seeking Voice, Treaty, Truth and we stand with the hundreds of thousands of First Nations people that are calling for this simple and modest reform.Read more