• What does it mean to honor the anger and pain being poured out into the streets of Ferguson?  How do we support the community regardless of how the anger is being expressed?  Peace is not calm.  Peace is messy.  Justice is not neat.  Justice is loud.  Read More →

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  • Check out the cover article from The Street Spirit’s July issue, which highlights the graduation of our inmate training team. Read More →

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  • Part of our work inside the criminal justice system is to ensure that the voices of the men and women we work with are able to reach outside the prison walls.  Check out some recent artwork, poems, and messages from those inside. Read More →

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  • While Dr. King was a great leader, the Civil Rights Movement wouldn’t have happened without hundreds of other leaders.  Find out more about a few of the movement’s unsung heroes.  Read More →

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  • Help us keep the legacy of Dr. King alive but helping to fulfill his final marching orders.  Join us for a training in Kingian Nonviolence.  Check out upcoming trainings here. Read More →

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