On the occasion of Thanksgiving several friends of the Community met for an intergenerational and international dinner (12 nationalities) : many homeless friends, children and elderly friends at the same table in a large and welcoming family; with us several university students help and enjoyed a festive atmosphere.
The community of Sant’Egidio New York hosted a Thanksgiving Day lunch with friends from the street and Families from the School of peace. Coming together in one sitting, a total of 23 languages spoken and many more thanks given in the wonderfully shared moment.
All around the world, cities will commemorate the anniversary of the first abolition of the death penalty. On November 5, the Community co-hosted a talk for Cities for Life in Brooklyn, NY. Many people gathered in the Church of St Boniface in Brooklyn to listen to the testimony of Ron McAndrew, “From Warden to Abolitionist.” […]
This past Saturday, the New York Community held a picnic with a few of our friends from Tuesday Night Food Runs at Grand Central and families from the Community run School of Peace. With more than 35 attendees it was a great day had by all.