As people of the resurrection we believe it is our job to practice resurrection in this world. There is so much justice work to be done and at times it can feel overwhelming. Where do we begin? What can we do? There are very many people in this world already doing the work. Find a cause that speaks to you. Educate yourself about it. Get involved. Here is a short listed of suggested places to start.

Resources

Black Lives Matter: http://blacklivesmatter.com/ Check them out and learn about them from them. A lot of ideas people have about this movement are not what the movement is actually doing.

 

Moral Monday: (If you are looking for someone with a more centralized leadership, Rev. Dr. William Barber is your man.): http://www.motherjones.com/politics…
Education: Resources for Learning- What is the school to prison pipeline?https://www.aclu.org/issues/juvenil…
Current segregation in schools http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/a…
Prison Population:
Scholarly articles about Restorative Justice- https://scholar.google.com/scholar?…
Public Transportation: How Racism Pre-Ordained Atlanta Transit Mess- http://www.thedailybeast.com/articl…
Voter Registration: List of GA Legislators http://www.house.ga.gov/Representat…
How to have a voter registration drive http://www.aauw.org/resource/organi…
Who and What is the Atlanta City Council? http://citycouncil.atlantaga.gov/#
Housing Practices: What is Red lining? http://www.theatlantic.com/business…
What is Housing Discrimination? http://www.civilrights.org/fairhous…
National Housing Law Project https://www.nhlp.org/servicesinitia…
Police Practices: Reforming Police Practices https://www.aclu.org/issues/crimina…
Fighting Police Abuse: A community Manual https://www.aclu.org/fighting-polic…
Economic Practices: What is a payday loan? https://www.credit.com/loans/loan-a…
How a Texas Church drove out PayDay loans http://www.christianitytoday.com/lo…
Faith Leaders for Fair Lending http://faithleaders4fairlending.org/…
Professional Sports: Book- The Forty Million Dollar Slave https://www.amazon.com/Forty-Millio…