|We honored young local civil rights activists and their loved ones in worship on 1/14/18.|
Every Sunday, members of our Committee to End the New Jim Crow (CENJC) lead a Black Lives Matter demonstration along Pennsylvania Avenue after worship. All are welcome to join our show of love.
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The CENJC is part of the Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration, which occasionally holds events and meetings at our church.
The mission of the CENJC is to end mass incarceration through both education and action. We wish to educate ourselves and others about the ways in which the criminal justice system in the United States perpetuates racial and economic hierarchies. We wish to contribute to efforts to change laws, policies, and programs that created mass incarceration including, but not limited to, harsh sentencing laws, drug laws, racial profiling practices, zero tolerance policies in schools, and policies that deny the rights of former felons and limit their ability to successfully reenter society. As Unitarian Universalists, we believe the punitive turn that has occurred in the U.S. criminal justice system over the past several decades is inconsistent with our principle of the worth and dignity of all people.
The Collaborative meets at our church and is made up of over 20 statewide organizations and a greater number of individuals.
For more information, contact co-chairs Sharon Monod or Judith Rowell-DeVaney.
Find contact information in the directory available at church.