Free Legal Empowerment Course For Multicultural Communities

Free Legal Empowerment Course

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Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education (ERCJ) and DLA Piper are organizing a 5-week 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. The program also aims to foster integration and encourage the participants to advocate for their own rights and interests as well as pursue professional and personal goals, using the information and techniques they learn during the sessions.

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Settlement Cities Report: A Place-Based Study of Australia’s Major Refugee Settlement Destinations

The Edmund Rice Centre is proud to present the Settlement Cities Report, a major new report by the Edmund Rice Centre about the settlement experiences of refugees in Australia. The report takes a place-based approach to refugee settlement, focusing on the LGAs where refugees most frequently settle in Australia.

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Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

Thirty First Sunday of the Year

The harsh image of God is debunked by the first reading from Wisdom where this God loves all that exists, and ‘holds nothing … abhorrence.’ God loves all creation and each person - even the most loathsome. It says, the Sacred is in all things, even in the least among us.  It reinforces the sacramental where the Spirit infuses all that exists. We also have one of the loveliest descriptions of God in the Hebrew Scriptures: "You have mercy on all, because you can do all things."  

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