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8th Day Center for Justice is a progressive Catholic social justice organization that works to dismantle 

exploitative systems of power such as racism, sexism, capitalism, militarism, and borderism through

education, advocacy, grassroots organizing, and direct action with others who are committed to a just

and peaceful world.

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8th Day Center is grateful to all our friends, coalition partners, and supporters who helped us kick off our final year with our Gathering of Gratitude. We gathered in a simple ritual, shared our work for the coming year, and enjoyed the company of one another. CLICK HERE to see photos on our Facebook page.
8th Day Center for Justice joins with our many partners in denouncing both the movements for white supremacy and their specific actions in Charlottesville, Virginia. We offer the following points for reflection, an article, and resources for deeper understanding and action. CLICK HERE to read our statement.
UPDATE: It is with a spirit of both sorrow and thanksgiving that we announce that this September will mark the opening of 8th Day Center’s Year of Gratitude – our final year – as we will be closing the Center in September 2018.. CLICK HERE to read our full statement.
CLICK HERE to read the latest issue of CENTERINGS.
8th Day statement on the 2016 Election: Click here to read.
Our latest edition of Creating Just Language is available; it’s a consciousness raising tool that makes suggestions for alternatives to the dominating and often exclusionary language used in both church and society today. To learn more click here.
In April 2016, 8th Day debuted the Feminist Platform, a collection of policy recommendations on the justice issues that 8th Day deems most crucial at this time. The document is attached here; we hope you will read it, share it with your circles, and use it for discussion leading up to and beyond the election in November 2016. To learn more click here.