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Respectful Revolution

The OOA would like to invite you to visit our friend Gerard Ungerman’s website, Respectful Revolution.  Respectful Revolution (www.respectfulrevolution.org) seeks to document and promote positive change in our world.  Check them out and see how you can join the revolution!
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OOA’s Recommendations for Giving to Nepal

When disaster strikes as with the recent earthquake in Nepal, people often wonder the best way to help.  For trusted organizations where the majority of the money goes directly to those in need, the OOA recommends Oxfam, Doctors Without Borders,  Operation USA and Habitat for...
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Blase Remembers Eduardo Galeano – September, 1940 to April, 2015

OFFICE OF THE AMERICAS mourns the death of Eduardo Galeano, champion of justice and peace with the ability to put reality into unforgettable prose and poetry. I had a memorable meeting with Eduardo in Nicaragua during the Contra War. I thanked him for including my words in his...
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Blase to Speak in North Hills, CA – April 26

Blase will be speaking on the topic, “On the Wrong Side of History:  US Policy and the Need for Repentance” at The Onion, the Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society, located at 9550 Haskell Avenue, North Hills, CA, on Sunday, April 26 at 10:30 am. Repentance implies...
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Pope Francis and Liberation Theology

Blase was recently on “The Julianna Foblano Show”, broadcast out of New York on WBAI and heard nationally via The Progressive Voices Radio Network. The segment was entitled “The Audacity of the Pope.” Visit http://www.juliannaforlano.com/ for more on...
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You’re Invited – Blase to Speak on the Growth of Latin America

Blase will be speaking on the growth of Latin America, examining the history of the United States and Central America with a special focus on Nicaragua and the current Latin American Renaissance. This event is free and open to the public.  It is sponsored by the Polytechnic...
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Blase Bonpane Interview in Catholic Agitator

The following is an interview with Blase Bonpane, longtime social justice, human rights, and peace activist. Blase is Director of the Office of the Americas, which he co-founded with his wife Theresa in 1983. He is a former Maryknoll priest, author of several books, and host of...
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Peacemaker Kathy Kelly Sentenced

Please see Blase’s statement below concerning the sentencing of Kathy Kelly for protesting the  killing of innocent civilians by US drones.  You can also read the press release here. Blase’ Statement: Kathy Kelly and Georgia Walker together with thousands of other...
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Luncheon/Discussion Group – November 21 – Cuban 5

The OOA would like to invite you to attend a Nov 21 luncheon meeting on US-Cuba relations and the case of the Cuban Five; we are co-sponsoring this important event and urge you to find out how you can help. Please click here for more information and to RSVP.
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