Cassandra & Edison Lee – Justice Rising

Point on a Map
Surrounded by Rebels
Raising up Peacemakers

Today on The Pursuit: Cassandra & Edison Lee

Cassandra and Edison are co-founders of Justice Rising, an organization that is Educating children living in war zones, empowering them to break the cycle of war and build a culture of peace. They do this by building schools and empowering communities in places like the DRC, Iraq & Syria. In other words, they are working in some of the hardest places in the world, on the ground, to invest in local leaders to build a future of peace. 


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Adam Taylor - Sojourners


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Justice Rising on IG: @justice_rising
Cassandra Lee on IG: @itscassandralee
Edison Lee on IG: @edisonlee_


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Richard Lee

Richard Lee is a sought-after speaker on issues of justice and the Church, speaking at churches across the nation for the last 20 years. His TEDx talk “Slavery Still Exists. Here’s How to End It.” can be found on the website.

Richard works for International Justice Mission, training and equipping staff and survivors to carry the message of ending injustice to the global stage. He also serves as the Director of Advancement for the Asian America Christian Collaborative. Before joining IJM, Richard served 20 years in pastoral ministry at churches like Liquid Church and Bethany Well Church in New Jersey. In addition, he currently serves as an advisory board member for One Days Wages & pastoral faculty at Highrock Church in Boston. (All views expressed are his own.)

Richard received his degree in Mathematics from Columbia College (NYC) and his master’s of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Theresa and their two children.

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