The current criminal justice system in the U.S. is the inevitable outcome of centuries of systemic racism and economic inequity.  Societal failure to ensure quality employment, housing, education, and healthcare (including behavioral health and mental health) to huge numbers of people—especially poor people and people of color—combined with an calculated, insidious legislative, regulatory, and judicial…

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Strategy 1:  Create greater awareness and an alternative vision in the broader community, starting with the faith community At its core, mass incarceration is a serious spiritual and moral issue for our nation.  Communities and nations cannot systematically and unreflectively cage and marginalize massive numbers of human beings without first diminishing the recognition of their…

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Download Flyer   Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvf-6trT8qEtd-2I69TRgrjot-WkN4eVMJ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   To join via Facebook Live, go to the Gamaliel Facebook page: facebook.com/gamaliel-network.

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You are invited to join a press conference tomorrow about the release of the Gamaliel Hate Crimes and White Nationalism Theological Statement. See details in the media advisory below.   MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2020 Contact:  Rev. Cynthia Owen Jarrold cjarrold@gamaliel.org /(913) 219-3198   Faith Leaders from the Gamaliel Network Release Hate…

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Join me, along with leaders and organizers from across the Gamaliel Network, for a Decarceration Virtual Town Hall, as we continue our fight to reduce the number of people being held in our prisons, jails, and detention centers during the coronavirus pandemic. The town hall, scheduled for Thursday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m. CT (6:30 p.m.…

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