School Social Justice Groups

ACADEMY OF MARY IMMACULATE, Fitzroy


 

STAND UP DAY 2008

517 Students and Staff from the Academy stood up against poverty and in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals

 

 

JOAQUÍN ALMUNIA
Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs
European Commission
B-1049 Brussels
Belgium

Dear Mr. JOAQUÍN ALMUNIA,

We are members and representatives of Academy of Mary Immaculate, a Catholic girls secondary College in Melbourne, Australia.

In a few weeks you will be making your way to Australia to attend a G20 conference to talk about a number of issues.

We warmly welcome you as a representative of your nation. We understand the significant place and responsibility you have been entrusted with as you make decisions that effect more than the 66% of the world’s population that you represent.

As one of many standing in solidarity with the world’s people, particularly those most affected by poverty, I ask you to explore and work towards the attainment of the UN Millennium goals in your meeting and dealings. In particular, we ask you to work diligently towards forgiving third world debt which is seen as a major block to the achievement of the UN Millennium goals.

We look forward to your visit and to what the conference will achieve for the global community.

Yours sincerely,

Academy of Mary Immaculate College, Fitzroy

 

 

 

Social Justice at Academy of Mary Immaculate

Amnesty International

The leaders of this group come from Year 12 and they are supported by students from all levels. They hold lunchtime meetings to circulate information, arrange letter writing campaigns and plan fund raising activities. In October members observe Candle day with fund raising and consciousness raising activities.







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