On June 9th, Incarnate Word Foundation welcomed two students from the Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM) for a 6-week internship in St. Louis, MO. Paola & Andrea are working with St. Francis Community Services and the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis to assist in a summer camp for children of immigrant families.
On this day we ask God for forgiveness. We ask him for help. We plead for change. More importantly, we plead him for strength to all the children around the world who are “Child laborers.” But if you’re unfamiliar and had to ask yourself what child labor is how would you respond?
What is the value of human life? Every day we face situations where it seems that some people are worth more than others. We are part of unequal societies, divided into social classes, where we witness acts of injustice and discrimination every day. In the world of work, we sometimes come to believe that people are only worth their merits.