The Umoja Project is designed to facilitate safe, non-threatening dialogue about the diversity of human sexuality and the tension that sometimes exists within African-American faith communities in relation to LGBT individuals. Film and group discussion will help all participants (regardless of their position on this topic) explore the social and emotional impact of the exclusion those who want to be a part of the church community, but do not feel welcomed.
Click here to listen! “This weekend marks the start of Pride Month, a celebration of the diversity, dignity, and visibility of LGBTQ+ people. It also brings with it Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of Black Americans from slavery. None of us lives in a bubble, and in order to create a more just world for […]
This unique training opportunity discusses the topic of harmful religious liberty legislation and how to prepare messaging for the upcoming Supreme Court case “Fulton v. Philadelphia.” Designed specifically for advocates and faith organizers within Catholic communities, this training discusses how to have effective conversations with legislators, turn stories into Op Eds and Letters to the […]
Click HERE for a video recording of this Lavender Lunch! In this Lavender Lunch Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow, Coordinator of the CLGS African American Roundtable and Pastor of MCC Detroit, Michigan, explores “sacred activism” as a vocation to work for justice. Rooted in our current realities and also building upon past movements of resistance and activism, […]