ADVOCACY

steps we recommend you consider as you lead people to address injustice through civic engagement.

Many Christian leaders are asking how they can constructively and practically advance the cause of justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and national protests. Here are steps we recommend you consider as you lead people to address injustice through civic engagement. As the nation convulses with anger and mourning in awareness of its own injustice, the Church’s response will help to determine whether this is a season of rebuilding or one of disintegration. We’re in a position to change the dialogue and enact policies that change the system.

1. BEAR WITNESS

2. PREPARE FOR ACTION

3. SUPPORT & PARTNER WITH INSTITUTIONS

4. FOCUS ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIONS

5. ENGAGE ELECTED OFFICIALS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY HEADS

6. ADVOCATE FOR POLICY CHANGE

7. CHURCHES HELPING CHURCHES


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