For 30 years yourtown's Tracy Adams has been one of Australia's leading voices championing the rights of kids

Posted by Maree Reason-Cain on 2 July 2020
For 30 years yourtown's Tracy Adams has been one of Australia's leading voices championing the rights of kids
How fortunate Australia's children and young people are -- that for 30 years yourtown's Tracy Adams has been one of Australia's leading voices championing the rights of kids. Growing up in a small country town in New Zealand, near central Otago, the eldest of six children Tracy Adams had no idea of the legacy she would leave in Australia many decades later. For Tracy Adams, that innocent upbringing is a world away from the advocacy work that she has been doing to protect chi...
 

Lasallian Volunteers Program - An invaluable experience, one that I'll forever be grateful for.

Posted by Gabby Russo on 2 July 2020
Lasallian Volunteers Program - An invaluable experience, one that I'll forever be grateful for.
Andy Carloss wasn't sure what he was going to do after Year 12. He had been a Lasallian Youth Leader and enjoyed the opportunities that this had given him, such as going on the Indian Immersion trip, visiting the Anglicare Retirement Village regularly, being involved in the special swimming team as well as school camps and reflection days. He had enrolled in nursing at university but was feeling undecided about this decision and was thinking about other opportunities. With a bit of en...
 

TEAMWORK - From Cronulla, Lakemba, Ashfield, etc. to Port Moresby

Posted by Br Denis Loft on 1 July 2020
TEAMWORK - From Cronulla, Lakemba, Ashfield, etc. to Port Moresby
When De La Salle Cronulla decided to rejig their classrooms to allow for better group work, 200 desks were made redundant.  Rather than throw them out, or store them, they decided to gift them to De La Salle Bomana. For many years containers of used educational items have left Melbourne and Sydney for Port Moresby. In a recent one from Sydney, as well as the desks, there were chairs and whiteboards from Cronulla, library shelving from Caringbah, computers, books and all sorts fo usef...
 

News from Lasallian Region of Africa

Posted on 30 June 2020
News from Lasallian Region of Africa
Is the current pandemic a punishment of humanity by God? Fabrice Hadjadj1 proposes to see it as an access to the truth of our human existence. With this pandemic, the Way of the Cross no longer evokes the practice of a devotion proper to Christians; it becomes, on a planetary level, a common humanpractice.  Should each one view himself or herself solely as a victim when faced with the suffering and all the deaths the pandemic causes? To answer this question requires being able to mov...
 

Br Armin Luistro: The most distinguished human rights defender

Posted by http://lasalle-po.org/2020/05/29/the-most-distinguished-human-rights-defender-brother-armin-luistro/ on 29 June 2020
Br Armin Luistro: The most distinguished human rights defender
MANILA, Philippines Rights watchdog Amnesty International Philippines has recognizedthe Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and Br. Armin Luistro for exposing inequalities and standing up for the vulnerable sectors of the society. PCIJan independent, non-profit media agencywas named as the Ignite Awards' most distinguished human rights defender for group category. It produced investigative reports on President Rodrigo Duterte's statement of assets, liabilities and net w...
 

DLS Malvern continue to inspire, create and amaze

Posted by Rana Brogan on 26 June 2020
DLS Malvern continue to inspire, create and amaze
At De La Salle College Malvern, the Visual Arts Department during COVID-19 continued to inspire, create and amaze. Under the creative guidance of Learning Area Leader Mr Ryan Hayward and his team of staff, examples of student art works were produced while still learning from home in the comfort of lounge rooms, kitchens, bedrooms and backyards! Please follow the link. Which show cases the creative talents of the students at De La Salle College. All produced while in isolation. https://issuu...
 

Fratelli 2020 COVID-19 Humanitarian Aid Project

Posted on 25 June 2020
Fratelli 2020 COVID-19 Humanitarian Aid Project
We haven't been able to leave our home for a few weeks now, except to go to the grocery store and pharmacy. And now the money is just running out." These were a few of the words that greeted the Fratelli staff in March when staff members came to collect their salaries. Already an entire month had passed without any Fratelli programs and for our staff without work. Deciding to continue paying Fratelli's non-contracted employees came without question but after hearing the situa...
 
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