Soli Salgado is a staff writer for Global Sisters Report, covering sisters in Latin America. She joined the NCR team as a Bertelsen intern in 2015. Born in Buenos Aires and raised in Wichita, Kansas, she graduated from the University of Kansas in 2013 with degrees in journalism, English literature and Spanish. She's reported from 10 countries for GSR and NCR and has received several Catholic Press Awards. Big loves include drawing, stand-up, planning trips, and presidential history.
The latest deadline for the federal eviction moratorium is June 30, and some sisters have been organizing fundraisers for rent and utility relief, hoping to help people chip away at their growing bills now.
As U.S. women and men religious become more diverse culturally and ethnically, leadership and membership of their religious communities face the challenge of how to welcome new members and adjust religious life to these new cultural changes, according to a recent study.
President Joe Biden fulfilled a campaign promise when he ended the Migrant Protection Protocols that forced more than 70,000 asylum-seekers to wait for their U.S. court dates in Mexican border cities. But no concrete plan emerged in its place.
Spotlighting the root causes and intersections of human trafficking, the Shine the Light virtual conference demonstrated the range of people and concrete actions needed to combat trafficking effectively.