About the Author
Jack and Martha Kern are members of the group that founded Weavers of Hope. They live in Austin, Texas. Jack has served as president of the organization since its inception in 2003. He has a passion for social justice work, and speaks to various groups on the topic. He is involved in immigrant relationships, justice education, justice conferences, community organizing, and parish social ministry work. Jack finds peace in daily meditation and prayer as a way of balancing his life. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, hiking, listening to music, reading, jogging on Lady Bird Lake, and improving his Spanish.