Dorothy Day Center for Faith & Justice

deepening spirit, pursuing justice & promoting pluralism at Xavier University



Even a Closed Door has a Story

Over-the-Rhine Doors As humans we like to think that we are observant, keenly aware of our surroundings and whereabouts. So sure of where we are that the need for a GPS or a map may not even get a second... Continue Reading →

Gentrification, development or community?

View of the Camp from the third floor of our home. I am a white middle class girl who was raised in the suburbs who happens to love the city. I mean LOVE the city.  I love density.  I love... Continue Reading →

NEXUS, A Community Bridge in Cincinnati

~Below is a reflection shared by Ismael Tidjani on his experience working at NEXUS.~ As I sit back and get ready to read on the world of agriculture for my history class, I am grateful for the string of events that... Continue Reading →

Understanding Environmental Justice in Community

Having the opportunity to be one of the student garden coordinators for the summer of 2012 provided me with exposure to the topic of environmental justice from the perspective of those living in the Evanston and Norwood neighborhoods of Cincinnati.... Continue Reading →

the passion that fills empowered women is truly unstoppable

The car engine clicks off and my heart skips a beat. It’s my first home visit of the summer, and I have no idea what to expect. The social worker and I make our way towards the house, where we... Continue Reading →

A Felony Conviction is a Lifelong Sentence

A Prayer for Us (All) O God, each and every day we are surrounded with temptations to wander from Your word, and the enticements to falter are very appealing. Strengthen our resolve in this prayer so that the good You... Continue Reading →

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