Webinars

[WEBINAR] How to Write a Letter to the Editor

[WEBINAR] How to Write a Letter to the Editor

Using Your Voice to End the Death Penalty Letters to the Editor (LTE) are critical tools for advocacy, especially when it comes to ending the death penalty. Short and easy to write, they are effective at shaping public opinion and shifting narratives on contemporary issues. Most importantly, they provide a platform for advocates like YOU to speak…

WEBINAR | Five Lessons from Restorative Justice: In the time of COVID-19

WEBINAR | Five Lessons from Restorative Justice: In the time of COVID-19

About the Webinar This webinar (broadcasted on April 22, 2020) explores how restorative practices can offer ways of coping with life amidst a global pandemic. The discussion features insights from Sheryl Wilson, an esteemed restorative justice practioinery and national leader. Based on a CMN blog post by the same name, the webinar highlights the following…

WEBINAR: Five Lessons From Restorative Practices for the Synod on Synodality

WEBINAR: Five Lessons From Restorative Practices for the Synod on Synodality

Restorative justice practices can create spaces for conversation where every voice is heard and valued. Such conversations will be critical to the Synod on Synodality, a two-year process of listening and dialogue for the Catholic Church announced by Pope Francis in October 2021. On Jan. 11, 2022, CMN hosted a webinar about this historic synod…

Webinar Series: How to Bring Restorative Justice to Your Parish or Ministry

Webinar Series: How to Bring Restorative Justice to Your Parish or Ministry

Watch CMN’s four-part webinar series exploring practical components of restorative justice approaches within Catholic ministry. Each session highlights a particular “Opportunity in Ministry,” drawing out themes and learnings that are applicable to all settings. Through interactive exercises and conversations with restorative justice practitioners and fellow Catholic leaders, participants glean practical wisdom and develop a customized…

WEBINAR: Ending the Federal Death Penalty: The Road Ahead

WEBINAR: Ending the Federal Death Penalty: The Road Ahead

When President Joe Biden took office in January 2021, the country stood in the wake of an unprecedented spree of 13 federal executions, ordered and administered by the Trump administration. Biden, a Catholic, is now the first U.S. president to openly oppose the death penalty, and his administration has declared the nation’s first official (though…

WEBINAR: The Dos and Don’ts of Accompanying Victim-Survivors Through a Restorative Process

WEBINAR: The Dos and Don’ts of Accompanying Victim-Survivors Through a Restorative Process

CMN, murder victims’ family members, and crime victim advocates gathered for a discussion of victim-survivor accompaniment in honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Together, we unpacked the many ways that Catholic parish and ministry leaders can support victims and survivors of crime through meaningful processes that repair harm and honor the human dignity of…

WEBINAR RECORDING: Young Catholics Needed! The Movement to End the Death Penalty

WEBINAR RECORDING: Young Catholics Needed! The Movement to End the Death Penalty

Calling all young Catholics! Join Catholic Mobilizing Network for a one-hour webinar with Christina Swarns, Executive Director of The Innocence Project, to learn how young people of faith can make an impact in the national movement to abolish the death penalty. Participants will also hear from the winners of CMN’s 2022 Justice and Mercy Poetry Contest…

WEBINAR RECORDING: The Catholic Call to End Missouri’s Death Penalty

WEBINAR RECORDING: The Catholic Call to End Missouri’s Death Penalty

About the Event Calling all Catholics in Missouri! Please join Catholic Mobilizing Network and Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty for a one-hour webinar on August 16 to learn how you can help in the efforts to end Missouri’s death penalty. Participants will hear from a variety of voices on the brokenness of Missouri’s…

WEBINAR RECORDING: Conversations of Hope: Ending the Death Penalty with Sr. Helen Prejean

WEBINAR RECORDING: Conversations of Hope: Ending the Death Penalty with Sr. Helen Prejean

About the Event This Respect Life Month, Catholic Mobilizing Network hosted a one-hour webinar featuring Sr. Helen Prejean, Ohio death row exoneree Kwame Ajamu, and Director of Prison Ministry for the Nashville Diocese Deacon James Booth. The panelists shared their perspective on the death penalty and discussed how capital punishment denies the gospel call to…

WEBINAR RECORDING: Growing in Restorative Practices: One Year Into the Synod on Synodality

WEBINAR RECORDING: Growing in Restorative Practices: One Year Into the Synod on Synodality

In January 2021, more than 1,000 people joined Catholic Mobilizing Network for its most popular webinar to date: “Five Lessons From Restorative Practices for the Synod on Synodality.” The webinar explored how practices from restorative justice could enrich the synod listening processes taking place in Catholic parishes and dioceses nationwide. Now, one year deeper into…