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For Love and Family
Originally Posted: 01/16/2014 - 11:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey People go to great lengths for those they love, especially when it comes to immigration reform. ...

A Fast for Families
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Sharon Harper We didn't eat for 22 days, but we did feast. IT WAS LIKE the end of the movie Linco ...

The Most Memorable Immigration Moments Of 2013
Originally Posted: 12/31/2013 - 11:36am | Type: Press

December 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda Nevarez ...

The Power Of Fasting
Originally Posted: 12/20/2013 - 2:49pm | Type: Press

December 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Lisa Sharon Harper ...

PHOTO: The 60 Best Immigration Reform Pictures Of The Year
Originally Posted: 12/19/2013 - 12:54pm | Type: Press

December 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Buzzfeed ...

President Obama Visits Reform Activists In Fasting
Originally Posted: 12/18/2013 - 3:02pm | Type: Press

December 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Hola Arkansas ...

Fast For Families And Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/18/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Press

December 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Ronald Shapiro ...

Notes From The Fast For Families Tent
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Angela Maria Kelley ...

Demanding More From The Deportation President
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:32am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Doorae Shin ...

31 Days Of Fasting Ends With Bread And A Promise To Come Back Next Year
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:26am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Esther Yu-Hsi Lee ...

Pelosi, House Democrats Call On House GOP To Take Action On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:20am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Win McNamee ...

Immigration Reform: It Ain't Over Until God Says It's Done
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:15am | Type: Press

December 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Advent-Season Fasting By Supporters Of New US Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:07am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Collier ...

Sierra Clubbers Help Culminate Fast For Families, Join Call For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:57am | Type: Press

December 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Heather Moyer ...

Why A Climate Activist Fasted Nine Days For Immigrant Families
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:53am | Type: Press

December 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Tom Weis ...

This Holiday Season: Fast. Reflect. Pray. Celebrate. Act. Change
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:47am | Type: Press

December 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Jose Antonio Tijerino ...

Immigration Reform: It Ain't Over Until God Says It's Done
Originally Posted: 12/12/2013 - 2:54pm | Type: Blog

Saying an opening prayer at the Nelson Mandela Memorial Service on Wednesday, in Washington, D.C. was both an honor and a blessing for me. The theme of the homily, by my good friend Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak, was ...

Navarrette: Fasting Leaves A Sour Taste
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 4:35pm | Type: Press

December 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Ruben Navarrette Jr. ...

Ruben Rosario: This Veteran Can Move Congress On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 4:28pm | Type: Press

December 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Ruben Rosario ...

In Capitol's Shadow, A Spotlight On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 4:21pm | Type: Press

December 10, 2013 Sojo in the News JulieAnn McKellogg ...

Fasting And Praying In The Shadows Of The Capitol
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 4:16pm | Type: Press

December 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Immigration: New Fasters Join Campaign For Comprehensive Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 4:04pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Ciara Taylor ...

Evangelicals: Pray For Boehner On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:59pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Merica ...

Long-term Fasters Hand Over Role In Pursuit Of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:49pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Patricia Zapoor ...

Fasting For Families And Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:42pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Supporting A Fast For Families
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:32pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Brune ...

Jim Wallis, Joe Kennedy Begin Fast For Immigration Reform Legislation
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:09pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Jessica Martinez ...

Activists End Fast Without An Immigration Vote; New Fasters Take Over
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 1:52pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Suzanne Gamboa ...

Rep. Joe Kennedy III Joins Immigration Fast
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 1:39pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Ed O'Keefe ...

'Fast For Families' Grows As Advocates Starve For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 1:33pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Elise Foley ...

'Fast 4 Families' Moves To Next Phase As New Fasters Take The Mantle
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 1:25pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Wendy Feliz ...

Fasters For Immigration Reform Pass Torch To New Group
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News ABC News Radio ...

Fasting for Families and Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/05/2013 - 2:33pm | Type: Blog

I was grateful to be at the beginning of the Fast for Families on November 12. Courageous leaders from many communities were making an incredible sacrifice to remind our leaders what is really at stake in the ...

Fast for Families: Voters in Steve King’s District Thank Immigration Fasters
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

As the least productive Congress in history begins to wind down its first legislative session, immigration reform is coming to a boil, and Steve King’s own constituents overwhelmingly support immigration refor ...

Activists End Immigration fast as Thousands of Others Take up the Cause
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Blog

Sapped by three weeks of a water-only diet, three activists for immigration reform ended their fasts Tuesday with a morsel of bread blessed by a priest and “passed the fast on” to others who hope to keep atten ...

Feast With Your Family This Thanksgiving; Then Fast With Us Next Week -- For Families In Great Distress
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 10:41am | Type: Press

November 29, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Feast with Your Family this Thanksgiving; Then Fast with Us Next Week -- for Families in Great Distress
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 11:43am | Type: Blog

The debate about immigration reform has been very productive in America over these past several years. And that debate has been won — by those who favor a common sense agenda for reform. ...

Visiting The Fast For Families In Support Of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 11:31am | Type: Press

November 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Cecilia Munoz ...

The Immigrants And Their Allies Continue Expanding The Pressure Until You Achieve The Reform Immigration
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 11:17am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News El Lider USA ...

Immigration Advocates Go Without Food, Plea For House To 'Do Its Job'
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Press

November 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Elise Foley ...

House Democrats To Join Immigration Fast
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 9:49am | Type: Press

November 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Seung Min Kim ...

Activists To Fast On Capitol Hill Until Congress Passes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Katherine Burgess ...

Immigration Reform Supporters Kick Off Hunger Strike
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 1:40pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda Nevarez ...

It's Time to Fast and Pray
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 5:43pm | Type: Blog

It is time to pray and fast for a change that now feels like a "miracle" in regard to immigration reform. ( Editors Note:  On Nov. 12, faith, immigrant rights, and l ...

Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

Faith, immigrant rights, and labor leaders launched the "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship," Nov. 12, taking place on the National Mall. This post is composed of update ...

National Conservative Leader’s Hunger Strike For Immigration Reform Spawns Similar Efforts
Originally Posted: 11/11/2013 - 1:34pm | Type: Press

November 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Llorente ...

Heat Poses Challenge to Muslims Fasting During Ramadan
Originally Posted: 07/10/2013 - 4:26pm | Type: Blog

The annual 30-day fast known as Ramadan, one of Islam’s five pillars, began Tuesday and requires that believers forgo food and drink. At this time of year, that means 15 hours of parched throats and unquenched ...

Ramadan Karim: Sojo Staffer Joins Imam for Islam's Monthlong Fast
Originally Posted: 07/20/2012 - 1:50pm | Type: Blog

Ramadan's first day of fasting began today at dawn. This year, Sojourners' Director of Mobilizing, Lisa Sharon Harper, has chosen to keep the fast during the Muslim holy month alongside our friend, I ...

Lent (or Why I Need a Break from the 'Like' Button)
Originally Posted: 02/20/2012 - 4:07pm | Type: Blog

If our default is to ask life’s big questions on Twitter before we offer them in prayer, then someone other than God is in control. If we "Like" what someone is doing on Facebook before we recognize ...

A New Hymn for Ash Wednesday
Originally Posted: 02/17/2012 - 6:45am | Type: Blog

This coming Wednesday, Febr. 22, is Ash Wednesday. The following new hymn is based on the Revised Common Lectionary’s assigned reading of Isaiah 58:1-12 with its social justice themes. ...