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What Faith Leaders Can Do To Help End the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Originally Posted: 09/12/2014 - 9:16am | Type: Blog

The school-to-prison pipeline is a moral and racial justice crisis. Solving the problem will require an all-hands-on-deck solution. September is often associated with the celebrat ...

5 Reasons Why Jesus People Ought Oppose The Death Penalty
Originally Posted: 02/05/2014 - 2:27pm | Type: Blog

When I decided to follow Jesus instead of simply being a Christian who paid him hollow worship while conveniently ignoring the red words, I was forced to abandon my support of the death penalty (and abandon my ...

Letters from a School Near MLK Street
Originally Posted: 10/14/2013 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

Read Matthew 20:1-16, the parable of the laborers in the field. But in place of American blue-collar workers dealing with the loss of manufacturing, or Hispanic day-laborers waiting to be hired throughout the ...

Education as an Exercise in Dominion
Originally Posted: 10/14/2013 - 12:32pm | Type: Blog

Poorer communities — mostly black and Latino — have schools without books and fewer qualified teachers while richer communities — mostly white — have Olympic-sized swimming pools, AP and college-credit course ...

Church Partnerships Working to Stop School-to-Prison Pipeline
Originally Posted: 10/13/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Blog

We know that the pipeline is undergirded by Zero Tolerance policies, mass expulsions, unprecedented school arrests, inadequate school funding, and myriad other unjust policies that either criminalize our child ...