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Social Justice Resources

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​Educators, thank you for your support! Scroll down to explore social justice issues through the Catholic Social Teachings: SEE, JUDGE & ACT with Development and Peace's curriculum connections, presentation opportunities and resources for you! 

If you have any questions, would like to book a presentation, or are interested in learning more, contact Christina Kruszewski at or Sara Farid at

See the issues that you are passionate about through a presentation to your classroom by one of our volunteer teams. Click on the image to learn more.
Development and Peace has been around for almost 50 years. If you are looking for material on a social justice topic, chances are we can help you out! Click here to see our recent campaigns!
Watch films from our partners in the Global South, or learn about the issues surrounding water, food, mining and ecological justice on our Youtube Channel.
Are you or your students looking to learn more about or work with a Catholic Organization? Click here to access our website, where you'll find where our partners work, and more!
Do your students enjoy graphic novels? Check out these stories written by our partners in Burundi and the DRC on issues that affect youth around the world.
Too busy to click on all of these links? We get it! That's why we've put together a Dropbox, where you'll find curriculum connections, easy-to-use activities and presentation options all in one place!
Now that you have resources to explore social justice issues, click on the below resources to explore the Catholic Response to injustice!
Are you or your students unsure of what the Catholic Social Teachings are? Check out this beautifully designed page with descriptions and examples of the Catholic Social Teachings in action.
You've seen, you've judged...check out the below materials to act for social justice with your students! If you are looking for any specific material that you don't see in this newsletter, please let Sara Farid know at We're here to help!
Time toThinkFast! This 25 hour fast will raise awareness in your students and school communities while also raising money for our brothers and sisters in countries all over the world. Click on the image to learn more.
It's hard to incorporate social justice into your classroom when you've got a million other things to cover in your we figured that out for you! Click on the image to view our curriculum connections for K - 9!
What are schools doing with Development and Peace? Click on the above image to read about  St. Mary's School in Edmonton, who took on a Lenten project with Development and Peace this spring.
Being engaged on a local level is also important to social justice work! Click on the image above to access our MP Meeting kits, and click here for a letter writing activity for youth learning about advocacy.
Are you looking for an easily searchable database that you can browse by grade level, curriculum connections, social justice issue, type of activity, group size, amount of preparation...just click on the image!
Are you or your students interested in witnessing how our partners work, first hand? Click on the image to learn more about Solidarity Tours, another chance to live in solidarity with our brothers and sisters.