Congressional symposium on criminal-justice reform

United Methodist social-justice agency’s Walker to make introductory remarks

Cong. Davis, Trulear will kick off Exodus Foundation March 26 event targeting mass incarceration, racial disparities and recidivism. read more »

March 25, 2015

Civil-rights story is not complete

'Vital Conversations' addresses mass incarceration

‘We still judge individuals more on color of their skin than by content of their character.’ read more »

by Barbara Michelman
on March 25, 2015

$120,000 in grants approved

Henry-Crowe identifies 5 challenges to denomination

Board addresses Native American issues, gender-based violence, United Methodist Building history, report on Social Principles consultations. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 16, 2015

Break the chains

We’re building a movement to end mass incarceration

Next big step is happening at Ecumenical Advocacy Days, April 17-20. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on March 16, 2015

Ferguson faith leader will keynote EAD

African Methodist Episcopal Church pastor to address mass incarceration April 17

Blackmon has been ministering on the frontline of the Ferguson demonstrations since the beginning. read more »

March 16, 2015

Speak up against execution

Henry-Crowe writes to Georgia governor

Social-justice agency chief executive cites death-row inmate’s redemption, restoration. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 09, 2015

Students call to stop execution

Candler students, faculty hold vigil for ‘Life, Light & Solidarity’

United Methodist-related school of theology rallying to support ‘one of their own’ who sits on death row in Georgia. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on March 09, 2015

Save Gissendaner’s life

Use your power to stop execution

Take action to oppose execution of Georgia death-row inmate: call governor, attorney general. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on March 09, 2015

Freedom from captivity

A vital part of Jesus’ ministry to remember during Lent

Call to set free the oppressed has never been timelier as we live in the most incarcerated nation in the world. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on March 09, 2015

Interfaith coalition urges transformational change to U.S. criminal justice system

The Interfaith criminal Justice Coalition has sent a letter to Congress urging transformational reform to the criminal justice system. The coalition outlines three key reforms: Fixing the Federal Bureau of Prisons Crisis, Establishing Trust Between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color, and Investing in Human Potential to Ensure Public Safety. ​... read more »

Posted by Kara Gotsch on March 04, 2015

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