Advocating for Justice that Restores

Today, it is predicted that nationwide one in three black males and one in six Hispanic males will be incarcerated in their lifetime. 

We have come to accept this as natural. 

But why doesn’t our faith lead us to question this... or do something to change it?


FREE WEBINAR: Rethinking Incarceration

Author Dominique DuBois Gilliard

About Dominique: Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Love Mercy Do Justice (LMDJ) initiative of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). He serves on the board of directors for the Christian Community Development Association and Evangelicals for Justice. In 2015, he was selected as one of the ECC’s “40 Under 40” leaders to watch, and the Huffington Post named him one of the “Black Christian Leaders Changing the World.” An ordained minister, Gilliard has served in pastoral ministry in Atlanta, Chicago, and Oakland. He was executive pastor of New Hope Covenant Church in Oakland, California and also served in Oakland as the associate pastor of Convergence Covenant Church. He was also the campus minister at North Park University and the racial righteousness director for ECC’s ministry initiatives in the Pacific Southwest Conference.

Special Host: Shannan Martin

About Shannan: Shannan Martin, author of The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You and Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted, is a speaker and writer who found her voice in the country and her story in the city. She and her jail-chaplain husband, Cory, have four funny children who came to them across oceans and rivers. They live as grateful neighbors in Goshen, Indiana. 

Tuesday, September 24th 2pmEST

Join us as together with Dominique Gilliard, we explore the history and foundation of mass incarceration, examining Christianity’s role in its evolution and expansion. 

We'll assess our nation’s ethic of meritocratic justice in light of Scripture and expose the theologies that embolden mass incarceration. 

In this Webinar, you will: 

  • Learn how Christians can pursue justice that restores and reconciles
  • Discover creative solutions and innovative interventions individuals and communities can participate in

“Dominique gives a thorough, honest look at the history of mass incarceration, blending advocacy and theology and driving us to respond as a community of faith. This is a must-read from a leader whose passion inspires hope.”

—Leroy Barber, Voices Project, author of Embrace

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