THE LEHIGH CONFERENCE OF CHURCHES

Justice and Advocacy Work

Feed Our Children -- Restore Justice for Our Prisoners,  April 25, 2015

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. 

Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.     Philippians 2:3-4

 

 

April 11, 2015 (Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm) The 1st Annual IntelliGen Conference on Religion and Violence at The Bahnson Center

at Moravian Theological Seminary, 60 West Locust St., Bethlehem. As part of Moravian College’s continued thematic focus on war

and peace, six speakers will present on related issues throughout the day. A schedule of speakers and topics is available here.

For more information and to make a reservation, call 610-393-1302 or email stsjb@moravian.edu.

 

 

Training on Community Organizing  and Nonviolent Direct Action

April 11 and April 18, 2015 (Saturdays, 10am-12n). Two-session hands-on training on Community Organizing and Non Violent Direct

Action Tactics, sponsored by the Campaign for Change and POWER NE.


This training will provide participants the necessary skills and tools to organize and mobilize their community around specific issues,

and a method to effectively participate and organize nonviolent direct actions.

 

Location: Both sessions will be hosted at the Children’s Academy (914-16 Turner St, Allentown).

This training is free of charge and open to the public. To register for this training, please click here and fill out the form.

 

 

December 2013 - Breaking the Cycle of Fear, Violence, Punishment, Retaliation

January 2014 - Report on Prison Life in Pennsylvania

February 2014- Faces of the Prisoner

April 2014 - Report on Prison Life in Pennsylvania

June 2014 - The School-to-Prison Pipeline

August 2014 - The Heart of Justice: Jesus in Prision

September 2014 - The Heart of Justice: Undoing Mass Incarceration

 

Our Justice & Advocacy Committee has their own website! Click here to visit their website.

 

The Justice & Advocacy Committee's work is:

  • Network connecting churches to educate about poverty and unity issues

  • Workshops and dialogues including sponsorship of Bread for the World seminars

  • Advocacy and letters to legislators

     

     

  •  

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________

     

    Pay Pal