On August 28th, members of the ERCBNA Province and Latin America region joined Edmund Rice International for an online Zoom webinar, Coffee With Edmund the Advocate. This webinar was centered on exploring Edmund Rice’s life as an advocate for human rights and social justice, in the context of the work being done today.

The event was moderated by Brother Kevin Cawley, CFC, and included a keynote address by Brother Raymond Vercruysse, CFC, that explored Edmund Rice’s life as an advocate in the context of the goals of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers: presence, compassion and liberation. Five panelists spoke about the advocacy work that they are engaged in across North and South America. The panelists included: Sean D’Alfonso, ERCBNA Advocacy Coordinator; Jim Micheletti, Campus Minster, Palma School; Mia Mirassou, Campus Minister, Palma School; Paola Miranda, Latin America Region Advocacy Coordinator; Brother Stephen Casey, CFC, Director of the ERCBNA Immersion Program.

More than 140 participants from around the global Edmund Rice network joined the call and asked many great questions surrounding advocacy.

To see the entire video of the North and South America webinar, please click here.

To see the webinars from all four Provinces, please click here.

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