The Gathering Offers Podcasts on Important Political/Theological Issues

From Repairers of the Breach ( The Moral Movement is continuing to grow and build power through fusion politics in North Carolina and across the country. Now, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of … Continued

PA Fairness Act for Nondiscrimination Introduced—Tell Your Legislators Why It’s Important

From Equality PA ( Big news! Today Rep. Dan Frankel (D) introduced the PA Fairness Act (HB-1410), comprehensive nondiscrimination legislation. The Senate bill, SB-613, was introduced recently by Senators Pat Browne (R) and Sen. Larry Farnese (D). Email your legislators … Continued

Money Matters in Education Justice

From the Education Law Center ( The Pennsylvania Constitution guarantees that children across the state have access to a “thorough and efficient” system of public education, one that enables them to meet comprehensive state academic standards and graduation requirements. Despite this … Continued

Rev. Dr. William Barber to Transition to Join Leadership of the New Poor People’s Campaign

From the Kairos Center ( The Kairos Center is excited to announce that the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II will be transitioning out of his role as the president of the North Carolina Conference of the NAACP in June, … Continued

Call on Trump to Protect Religious Liberty—Not Use Religion for Discrimination

From Faith in Public Life ( President Trump is expected to sign a new executive order this Thursday that would open the door to sweeping discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans under the guise of religious liberty. We … Continued

A Time to Break Silence: MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech—Podcast Presentations Available

During the recent Ecumenical Advocacy Days gathering in Washington, DC, NCC’s Faith and Order Convening Table held a pre-gathering session exploring the theology behind Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sermon “Beyond Vietnam” at Riverside Church in New York. King’s words … Continued

How Criminalization Impacts Black Women and Girls

From the Sentencing Project ( A January report by the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice summarizes key points and recommendations from a meeting of survivors, scholars, and activists examining how criminalization impacts the lives of black … Continued

17 Reasons the Muslim Ban is Pure Discrimination (and Counting)

Posted at Despite a mountain of evidence that the Muslim ban executive orders are purpose-built to discriminate against Muslims, the Trump Administration is somehow arguing in court that they’re not. Here are 17 (and counting) pieces of evidence that … Continued

Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence

Posted at By James Abro April 4, 2017 Last week the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice sent out a newsletter informing people that today, April 4, marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech.  The … Continued

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