Justice Connections

This past weekend was the 2015 Justice Conference in Chicago, IL. It was a great weekend full of dynamic speakers, challenging sessions, and lots of sharing and connecting.

We had a great time at the DFN booth, sharing the reality and story of the Dalit people – sharing that #RescueIsReal when we are able to support the Dalits with education, healthcare and economic development.

The attendees of The Justice Conference come from all backgrounds, professions and ministries, but all have a passion to see justice in an unjust world. We met film makers and moms, pastors and students, non-profit CEO’s and professors. What a joy to be in the same room with so many people yearning and fighting for justice for the “least of these.”

If you are one of our newest followers on Twitter or Facebook, or are new to our email list through our interaction this past weekend, WELCOME! We would love to connect with you further. We would love to share with you about how we connect and partner with people, churches, businesses and campuses here in the USA to empower Dalit freedom and education.

 

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Some of our favorite quotes from the conference that continue to inspire us in our work with the Dalit people:

 

Justice and love are not identical, but they are indivisible. ~ Cornel West

Justice is our worship in action.  ~ Mark Reddy

We are who we are for the sake of the other. ~ Shauna Niequist

By serving others, we gain an access to a joy the world didn’t give and a joy the world cannot take away. ~ ~Cornel West

 

The recurring thread this year was about justice and peace. Justice work is a calling, not an optional occupation. Peace work is a theology of daily living, not a fringe experience. Each of us should be learning to walk justly in all of our relationships, starting with ourselves and our families and extending to our neighbors close by and around the world.

At DFN, we seek justice and peace for the largest group of oppressed and marginalized people in the world, the Dalits. Will you join us in our work?

Are you a pastor at a church looking for grassroots justice work on the ground to support? Are you an entrepreneur looking to donate some of your proceeds to a reputable non-profit? Are you an individual looking to work in some sort of justice-related field of service? Please contact us. We will follow up with you to explore how we might connect and collaborate on behalf of the Dalits.

 

 

The Justice Conference 2015

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We are so thrilled to be in Chicago this weekend with The Justice Conference 2015.

What an amazing opportunity to learn from some of the most passionate and brilliant minds, the movers and shakers of the cause of justice in our world today.  We will also be standing side by side with many other sponsors and exhibitors, pastors and churches, colleges and NGO’s as we share our vision and specific work with Dalit people for the cause of freedom and justice.

What a thrill to be in the room with so many world changers! 

If you happen to be coming to the conference, please stop by our table at Booth 11! We have lots of freebies and a fun giveaway this weekend. Come say hi!

Check out this link to see if  The Justice Conference is simulcasting in a city or church near you! It is well worth your time if you can get there.

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You can follow us online with the #RescueIsReal and #Justice15 hashtags as we will be posting throughout the conference.