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We have taken a Corporate Stand Against labor and sex trafficking. Here is an invitation to take concrete action against labor trafficking from CCOAHT. The survey will take no more than 10 minutes even if you are a slow typist!

End Human Trafficking in Seafood Industry: The Coalition of Catholic Organizations Against Human Trafficking (CCOAHT) is engaged in an effort to end human trafficking in the seafood industry by encouraging producers to share information about their supply chains on their labels.

Human trafficking is a global phenomenon that enslaves women, men, and children into situations of forced labor, debt bondage, and sexual servitude. Human trafficking is wide spread in many products’ supply chains, including products sold in the United States. For example, the United States imports 80-90% of its seafood, and tens of thousands of people are exploited at every link in the seafood harvesting and production chain. This exploitation occurs through abusive recruitment practices, as well as slavery at sea and in seafood processing plants. 

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Associate News

New Candidates for Associate Relationship

The Associates from Holy Cross-IHM, Chicago recently joined Sr. Mary MacIsaac in Kankakee to share with the Associate Formation Community that Sr. Mary has been nurturing.

We rejoice in and are grateful for this growth in the Associate Relationship. Let us keep these Associate Candidates in our prayer these last months of their formation.

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Celebrating Diversity: Young Women & Leadership

Five alumnae joined Notre Dame Academy Elementary School in a panel, “Celebrating Diversity: Young Women & Leadership”

Notre Dame Academy Elementary School celebrated the culmination of Black History Month by hosting a panel entitled: “Celebrating Diversity: Young Women & Leadership.” Created and planned by current parent, Ms. Colette Cesar, Notre Dame Academy Elementary School welcomed five African American alumnae to celebrate and share their stories, highlighting the importance of our differences. Girls from grades 3-8 witnessed a PowerPoint presentation on historically important African-American women, sang gospel songs and engaged in Q & A about diversity.

Each panelist, an alumna of Notre Dame Academy, spoke briefly about herself and her career; each emphasized what she had learned at Notre Dame that armed her for success.

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