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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Global Poverty

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Global Poverty

The Global, Moral Call to Ending Extreme Poverty
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2015

The Religious Action Center is proud to join the World Bank and 30 other faith organizations in the work to end extreme poverty around the world by 2030. RAC Director Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner participated at a meeting of faith leaders at the World Bank out of which this new initiative has grown. Along with other religious, human rights, […]

Why I Joined the Fight Against Malaria
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2015

By Dan Skallman Before I joined the Nothing But Nets team, I lived and worked in a rural farming community in eastern Senegal. Although nearly everyone I worked with was a farmer, one topic of conversation in the community was even more prevalent than the coming harvest – malaria. Farmers, who make up around 65 […]

Support a Strong Climate Agreement
Posted on Friday August 01, 2014

The UN Climate Summit, set to take place in New York City on September 23rd, is meant to catalyze action on climate change and mobilize political will for a strong global climate treaty at the Paris 2015 United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). While international negotiations have proven challenging in the past, we […]

Caring for the Most Needy: Children Crossing the Border, Alone
Posted on Friday June 13, 2014

It would be difficult to conceptualize a more abject situation than this: a child, escaping poverty or violence in Central America, travelling to a foreign country, alone. But in the past few month, the number of children doing just that has increased dramatically, with a record 47,017 children under the age of 18 apprehended on […]