Journal of Vincentian Social Action

Journal of Vincentian Social Action JoVSA is a biannual peer reviewed scholarly publication engaging the local, national and global community.
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JoVSA is published biannually, engaging the greater community in the service of the disadvantaged. The journal provides a scholarly forum for those working to address community-defined needs; a forum where practical solutions are presented to address the plight of the disadvantaged and needy. Measurement and assessment of these efforts connecting action to outcome are a critical component ensuring positive results and real change in the lives of the disadvantaged.

Mission: The Journal of Vincentian Social Action (JoVSA) is published biannually, engaging the greater community in the service of the disadvantaged. St. John's University is rooted in the Catholic Vincentian tradition. As a community we are engaged in research and direct service to those most in need. We seek insight into the causes and consequences of poverty and believe that these actions can help alleviate suffering. JoVSA is open-access, freely available online, to all.

05/10/2019
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The study concludes by tracing out a renewed Christian economics based on the principles of Catholic social thought. ( Wishloff, 2018). #Vincentian #SocialTeaching #SocialPractice #Community #Catholic http://ow.ly/wU4P30o31he

05/09/2019
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The way to realize the political perspective is the introduction of considerations of justice, since justice is defined, precisely, as “a certain equality” (Aristotle, 2005, p. 81), (Marco, 2018). http://ow.ly/XNDp30nHy4c #Vincentian #Politics #Equality #Aristotle

05/08/2019

As an educator of future journalists, I do impart to my students the skills of how to ask questions, write and report stories (Rizzo, 2018). ow.ly/u1M430mveWj #Vincentian #Journalism #Students
Do you agree it is important to ask questions?

05/07/2019

With access to the Internet, consumers can easily start movements to support or boycott a company and CSR initiatives are often the target of both. (Kathleen Wilburn & Ralph Wilburn, 2018) http://ow.ly/oIUE30nwSvO #Vincentian #Corporate #Business #Finance

05/06/2019

With environmental degradation and other social ills on the rise, demand for businesses to perform social action is growing (Robertson, 2014). In Massetti (2018). ow.ly/R5sW30nu2Q7 #Vincentian #Business #Environment

05/05/2019

Fortune used information on the top 500 companies in the Fortune 500 to identify the top 20 most charitable corporations by cash contributions (Preston, 2016, June 22). (Kathleen Wilburn & Ralph Wilburn, 2018) ow.ly/oIUE30nwSvO
#Vincentian #Corporate #Business #Finance

Visit http://ow.ly/u3rf30oC69n to learn more about JoVSA including how to access previous issues, and how to submit an a...
05/04/2019
Journal of Vincentian Social Action (JoVSA) | St. John's University

Visit http://ow.ly/u3rf30oC69n to learn more about JoVSA including how to access previous issues, and how to submit an article for future publication.
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The journal provides a scholarly forum for those working to address community-defined needs; a forum where practical solutions are presented to address the plight of the disadvantaged and needy. Measurement and assessment of these efforts connecting action to outcome are a critical component ensurin...

05/03/2019

Some acts are done by employees who do not believe in their company’s rules and are willing to deviate from them, not for their own benefit, but rather for the benefit of others. (Agnello, Winter, & Ta, 2018). ow.ly/4plQ30nPwKb #Vincentian #Loan #Regulations #Violation

05/02/2019
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Fortune used information on the top 500 companies in the Fortune 500 to identify the top 20 most charitable corporations by cash contributions (Preston, 2016, June 22). (Kathleen Wilburn & Ralph Wilburn, 2018) http://ow.ly/oIUE30nwSvO #Vincentian #Corporate #Business #Finance

05/01/2019
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The way to realize the political perspective is the introduction of considerations of justice, since justice is defined, precisely, as “a certain equality” (Aristotle, 2005, p. 81), (Marco, 2018). http://ow.ly/XNDp30nHy4c #Vincentian #Politics #Equality #Aristotle

04/30/2019
New Partnering Opportunities for the Nonprofit Sector

There is also a group of smaller companies that nonprofits can partner with, the Benefit Corporation, as well as a new certification called the B Corps certification (K. Wilburn & R. Wilburn, 2018). http://ow.ly/m89q30o09nF #Vincentian Corporation #Business

Consumers are demanding that corporations practice social responsibility. In order to meet this demand and keep their activist stockholders satisfied that they are still focused on profit and dividends, many corporations have established foundations that operate separately from the company. The foun...

04/29/2019
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Read an article by Agnello, Winter and Ta (2018) http://ow.ly/aDbt30mYqMB and answer the question: Why did it take this publicly traded bank five years to discover the fraud? #Business #Law #Storytelling #Regulations #Banking #Trade #Fraud

04/28/2019
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Another argument supplied by #Aquinas is that money as a medium of #exchange has a #fixedvalue and thus to ask for more than this fixed value in repayment of a loan is to sell money for more than it is worth, a violation of equality (Wishloff, 2018). http://ow.ly/gKSO30mYtJV

04/27/2019
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Determining to what extent they contribute to it is a matter of justice, and this kind of justice is what is safeguarded by law, which, according to #Aristotle (2005) “is the middle ground” (p. 203). (Marco, 2018). http://ow.ly/futO30mYs0k #Vincentian #Politics #History

04/26/2019
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As First Star was enhancing its system wide internal audit and control procedures, standard year-end reporting processes would prove to be very problematic and stressful for Jimmy. (Agnello, Winter & Ta, 2018). http://ow.ly/PtoS30nwRNK #bank #finance #Vincentian

04/25/2019
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Years later in the 19th Century, the #Benedictines purchased the land, discovered the history of the Slave Stone, and made an inspired connection between Catholic Sacramental Theology and Catholic Social Justice Teaching (Barres, 2018). http://ow.ly/3ran30mlfbv #Vincentian

04/24/2019
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Even as crime rates declined in the 1970s, incarceration rates rose—the end product of a plethora of legislative #policy decisions designed to extend the use of imprisonment...(National Research Council, 2014), (Ryder and Carroll, 2018). http://ow.ly/cqq930m2P42 #Vincentian

04/22/2019
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The French Act June 25th, 2008 provides a more equitable process of separation from an employer when the parties mutually agree to a separation. (Agnello, Stolowy, & Winter, 2018) http://ow.ly/MMFu30mTdYJ #Business #Vincentian #Employment #Law #France

Happy Easter from the Journal of Vincentian Social Action!Find the most recent issue of JoVSA featuring articles from th...
04/21/2019

Happy Easter from the Journal of Vincentian Social Action!
Find the most recent issue of JoVSA featuring articles from the 24th Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference (IVBEC) at http://ow.ly/MJAI30orgTk #Vincentian #HappyEaster #CatholicEaster

04/20/2019
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As an educator of future journalists, I do impart to my students the skills of how to ask questions, write and report stories (Rizzo, 2018). http://ow.ly/u1M430mveWj #Vincentian #Journalism #Students

04/19/2019
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During the fall of 2017, the Photography and Social Justice class at St. John’s University, formerly Documentary Photography, engaged in a project and subsequent exhibition around the issue of homelessness in New York City (Morel et al., 2018). http://ow.ly/j5IT30mxVOG #Vincentian

04/18/2019
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He just used the same credit check that was used on the parent. No one at the Bank ever checked with follow up procedures. (Agnello, Winter, & Ta, 2018) http://ow.ly/aDbt30mYqMB #Business #Law #Storytelling #Regulations

04/17/2019
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The word, unlike the voice, does not only serve to manifest subjective #states of pleasure and pain -as is the case of animals- but also objective contents, based on which a different type of #community can be constituted (Marco, 2018). http://ow.ly/futO30mYs0k #Vincentian

04/16/2019
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In his social teaching, Pope John Paul II points out that communities or even entire peoples can become entangled in “structures of sin” (John Paul II, 1998, #73). In Wishloff (2018). http://ow.ly/z4oP30nu3hq #Vincentian #Teaching #Community

04/12/2019

Given the tremendous power business enterprises have to effect change, better social performance on their behalf is likely to benefit everyone greatly (Massetti, 2018). http://ow.ly/c7mi30mFOKg #Business #Vincentian #Mission

04/11/2019
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The strict review of the settlement agreement and setting of the indemnity amount parallels the process in the United States in divorce and separation proceedings. (Agnello, Stolowy, & Winter, 2018) http://ow.ly/MMFu30mTdYJ #Business #Vincentian #Employment #Law

04/10/2019
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He just used the same credit check that was used on the parent. No one at the Bank ever checked with follow up procedures. (Agnello, Winter, & Ta, 2018) http://ow.ly/aDbt30mYqMB #Business #Law #Storytelling #Regulations

04/09/2019
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He was honest with the Bank’s EVP when asked about his loans and now he would cooperate and repeat the same details to the FBI when they arrive. (Agnello, Winter & Ta, 2018). http://ow.ly/PtoS30nwRNK #bank #finance #Vincentian #loans #Corporate

04/07/2019

There is another group that nonprofits can partner with that is a new type of business called a Benefit Corporation. (Kathleen Wilburn & Ralph Wilburn, 2018) http://ow.ly/oIUE30nwSvO #Vincentian #Corporate #Business #Finance

04/06/2019
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There was no doubt in my mind that I had to pay it forward. I began to volunteer with New York Cares and the American Red Cross again (Khongsawatwaja, 2018). http://ow.ly/FyiO30m0SF1 #Vincentian #Volunteering #NewYorkCares #AmericanRedCross

04/05/2019

With access to the Internet, consumers can easily start movements to support or boycott a company and CSR initiatives are often the target of both. (Kathleen Wilburn & Ralph Wilburn, 2018) http://ow.ly/oIUE30nwSvO #Vincentian #Corporate #Business #Finance

04/04/2019
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The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program (InsideOut) is an educational initiative that aims to transform ways of thinking about #crime and #justice (Ryder and Carroll, 2018). http://ow.ly/qSa230m2Pdo #Vincentian #Education #Prison

04/03/2019
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“These images were mostly taken from a distance. I wanted to take a step back and capture what these people really look like, from the man who was pretending to sleep on the sidewalk, to the two men sleeping in front of Champs..'' (STEFANIE PERROTTE, 2018) http://ow.ly/xha930meKXm

04/01/2019
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Even as crime rates declined in the 1970s, incarceration rates rose—the end product of a plethora of legislative #policy decisions designed to extend the use of imprisonment...(National Research Council, 2014), (Ryder and Carroll, 2018). http://ow.ly/cqq930m2P42 #Vincentian

03/30/2019

He just used the same credit check that was used on the parent. No one at the Bank ever checked with follow up procedures. (Agnello, Winter, & Ta, 2018) http://ow.ly/aDbt30mYqMB #Business #Law #Storytelling #Regulations

03/29/2019
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In the extreme, the drive for more profit produces an externalizing mindset, whereby managers either ignore social concerns or use social projects as marketing tools (Massetti, 2018). http://ow.ly/QGAU30mQk37 #Vincentian #Business #Profit

03/28/2019
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To these employees, termination is more than just a severing of the relationship; it is more than just a termination of the sale of the labor resource. (Agnello, Stolowy, & Winter, 2018) http://ow.ly/MMFu30mTdYJ #Business #Vincentian #Employment #People

03/27/2019
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Besides Judaism and Christianity the religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam have all at one point criticized usury (Wishloff, 2018). http://ow.ly/N14s30mYsTR #Business #Money #Vincentian #Banking #Usury #Religion

03/26/2019
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Jimmy would meet with each at their home or business and assure them that the bank’s computer files were corrupted and that he would make sure that it was corrected. (Agnello, Winter, & Ta, 2018) http://ow.ly/aDbt30mYqMB #Business #Law #Storytelling #Regulations

#Pluralism #Law ----> ''The Impact of the Concepts of 'Common Good', 'Justice' and 'Diversity' in the Natural Law of our...
03/25/2019

#Pluralism #Law ----> ''The Impact of the Concepts of 'Common Good', 'Justice' and 'Diversity' in the Natural Law of our Time'' (Marco, 2018). http://ow.ly/rNAv30o5ss8
#Justice #Diversity #Vincentian #Global

#Read ----> ''The Impact of the Concepts of 'Common Good', 'Justice' and 'Diversity' in the Natural Law of our Time'' (M...
03/22/2019

#Read ----> ''The Impact of the Concepts of 'Common Good', 'Justice' and 'Diversity' in the Natural Law of our Time'' (Marco, 2018). http://ow.ly/rNAv30o5ss8
#Justice #Diversity #Vincentian

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