How your Church can help end mass incarceration
The Church can be intimately and practically involved in ending mass incarceration. Join Dr. Kimberlee Johnson & Sam Heath, as they share theological foundations and practical ways your church can engage this issue. There will also be time for contextualized questions and discussion.
by Douglas Cupery, Church Mobilization Director at Crossroads Prison Ministries At Crossroads Prison Ministries, we are keenly aware of the many challenges that mass incarceration poses to the thousands of men and women we serve—and to our nation. In anticipation of the Christian Community Development Association’s week dedicated to bringing national awareness and action to […]
I occasionally speak to churches and other Christian gatherings about my research, on the history of American religion, crime, and punishment. After I walk through the history of Christian contributions to the creation and maintenance of America’s systems of mass incarceration, I often receive some form of the following question during Q&A: given this sobering […]
LIS Friends is an informal band of CCDA leaders & partners from cities across the United States who share a common passion for mass incarceration, and who seek company, wisdom and practical assistance in local engagement and collective, national response. We have a Google group where we share prayer requests, network, update each other on local mass incarceration initiatives/issues, etc.
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