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What Keeps Me Out of Bars – John Fife

Hey Elders, Sure will miss seeing all of you. I know you understand that the movement we called “Sanctuary” in the ’80’s has become relevant since the election in faith communities, cities and counties, universities, and now states. I can’t be with you for check-in on the 17th but the link below will give you […]

Updates on my work for the past few months – Catherine Meeks

1. Publication of edited volume Living Into God’s Dream: Dismantling Racism in America in November 2016. The book has been distributed to all of the Episcopal Bishops in the United States and thirteen countries by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry with the request that they consider it for book studies in their respective dioceses. Book studies […]

Thinking for ourselves

By Shea Howell   Silence is not an option April 2, 2017   The Reverend Dr. William Barber II marked the beginning of activities reflecting on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s call for a radical revolution in values in “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence.” On Sunday morning, April 2, Dr. Barber […]

Organize a Public Reading of Dr. King’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech in your Community

Organize a Public Reading of Dr. King’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech in your Community In the years following the September 11 terrorist attacks, peace and justice groups in Oakland, California have organized a number of successful public readings of Dr. King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech in front of our Federal Building.  We have involved local elected officials, […]

PARTNER REPORT: Project South Feb 2017

We do not consent. We resist. We protect. We defend. We build.  Greetings – In this moment of confusion, crisis, and chaos within the power structures, Project South is proud to stand strong with movements that are growing to resist the attacks and build new systems. We are proud to stand with 6,000 people who […]

A SPIRITUAL MESSAGE FROM ELDER DORSEY BLAKE

‘Dr. Howard Thurman wrote: “The movement of the Spirit of God in the hearts of  men[people] often calls them to act against the spirit of their times or causes them to anticipate a spirit which is yet in the making.”  In times such as the present when dominant, cruel, vile systems of oppression seem almost […]