After Your Fasts
Help youth stay engaged in the global work of the Church. Use these activities as follow-up or supplements to your Food Fast.
CRS Education: Going Global With Youth!
CRS Education is a gateway to lesson plans, simulation activities, prayer services, and other resources that explore global issues through the lens of solidarity and Catholic social teaching.
Invite a CRS Global Fellow to your Food Fast to spread the news about solidarity
Global Fellows are priests, deacons and seminarians who are available to share with your community about how CRS is helping people around the world. To invite a Global Fellow to your Food Fast call 1-866-608-5978 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advocate: Confront Global Poverty
Catholics Confront Global Poverty, an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services, invites Catholics to join together to make a difference in the lives of our brothers and sisters around the world. Use these resources to introduce Catholics Confront Global Poverty and to help youth become advocates for change.
Catholics Confront Global Poverty: This activity guides youth in developing a plan to invite their parish or school community to sign up for Catholics Confront Global Poverty.
Be a Star on the Solidarity Map: Complete this activity and earn a Star on the Solidarity Map.
Meet with your member of Congress: Help your group prepare to meet with your legislators to discuss your concerns about global poverty.
Be a Fan of CRS Fair Trade!
Help youth learn more about the need for greater economic justice in the world and encourage them to continue to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters worldwide through the CRS Fair Trade program. Use lesson plans on fair trade chocolate or try hosting a Work of Human Hands Sale in your parish.