Jesse Remedios is a Bertelsen Editorial Intern with the National Catholic Reporter. He graduated from Duke University in 2017 with a B.A. in History with a focus on Human Rights and Social Movements. He spent his first year out of college serving with the AmeriCorps City Year program in Washington, D.C.

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Lawyers across US to work pro bono for immigrants detained in Mississippi

Organized by the Lawyers for Good Government Foundation's Project Corazon, lawyers will work on bond cases for almost 100 immigrants detained in ICE raids in August.

Poor People's Campaign launches 25-state tour in election lead-up

The goal of the "We Must Do M.O.R.E. Tour" is to "build power" among low-income people and shift the "moral narrative" in the U.S. that blames poor people for the country's problems.

Templeton's new grant program seeks to connect art, spirituality

Through its new Art Seeking Understanding initiative, the Templeton Religion Trust anticipates granting $12 million to projects that put the theory of "aesthetic cognitivism" to the test.

DC community protests shelter proposed to house 200 migrant children

Residents from across the metro area gathered Aug. 28 in the District's Takoma Park neighborhood to oppose a proposed 200-bed child migrant shelter and voice a range of concerns, including the safety of children.