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Constitution Day 2017: First Amendment Poll Part One: Freedom of Speech

- Voices of Trinity: Freedom of Speech! For Constitution Day 2017 we took a First Amendment Straw Poll of the Trinity community. The results on the Freedom of Speech question are on today's blog, more to come on Press and Religion later this week!
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Land O’Lakes: Legacy and Leverage

- 50 years after the Land O'Lakes statement on Catholic higher education, we are called to be leaders of a new revolution for racial and social justice, for hope, for charity and peace.
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September 11: Restoring American Values

- We must not let the memory of September 11 defeat our values of equality, justice and freedom for all.
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Trinity Stands with Dreamers

- As a matter of social justice, deeply rooted in Catholic teachings on the dignity of human life and consistent with our mission values, Trinity stands proudly with our students who are Dreamers and urges preservation of the DACA program.
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Don’t Know Much About History

- We should teach the truth about American history so that we do not repeat the terrible mistakes of our past. Any compromise on racism repeats the original mistake of the Founders who could have --- but did not --- abolish slavery.
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Leadership Imperatives

- True leadership is a moral act to restore hope, ensure justice, achieve peace. Leaders cannot equivocate in the face of clear hatred, provocation and violence. We must be clear and firm: there is no place in American society for those who seek to foment racial hatred.
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This is NOT us. NOT the U.S.

- Enough is enough. The last week should be a call to action for all Americans regardless of political party. We are in trouble as a nation and We, the People need to step up!
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Independence Declarations

- Time to declare Independence anew!
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Voices of Trinity: Marisel Morales and the Call to Public Service

- Trinity Alumna Marisel Morales writes about the years she spent as the HUD Regional Director for New York and New Jersey during the administration of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2004.
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Environmental Justice Is Our Responsibility

- Caring for God's Creation is one of the major tenets of Catholic social justice and essential to the protection of human life. Trinity joins with hundreds of other universities, cities and states in affirming the Paris climate agreement and pledging to do what we can to ensure the future health of the environment for all generations to come.
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu


Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu