Formed for Justice Conference

In November 2018, we partnered with the Redeemer family of churches to host the Formed for Justice Conference. As part of the conference, several of our affiliates hosted workshops around specific issue areas of mercy and justice. Download workshop audio and see volunteer opportunities with host affiliates below. 

Formed for Justice Workshops

 

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Education and Equity: Race, Class and Geography

Jeremy Del Rio, Thrive Collective
Kirk Foote, Young Life
Mark Gonzalez, Operation Exodus
Charlie Osewalt, Morris Academy Mentors

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Volunteer with Thrive Collective | Young LifeMorris Academy Mentors | Operation Exodus

 

 

Immigrant Displacement and Inclusion

Matt Soerens, World Relief
Luis Iza & Liza Cho, The Open Door
Carin Fredere, Global Empowerment Services (GEMS)
Fadia Farag, Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center 

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Volunteer with The Open Door | Global Empowerment Services | Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center

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Gentrification: Intersections of Profit and Poverty

Jose Humphreys, author of Seeing Jesus in East Harlem: What Happens when Churches Show Up and Stay Put*
Matt Dunbar, Habitat for Humanity
Angel Lopez, A House on Beekman
Sara Miller, A House on Beekman

 

*We are offering complimentary copies of Jose Humphreys' Seeing Jesus in East Harlem: What Happens when Churches Show Up and Stay Put to conference attendees. Email Sharon for more info.

Workshop Audio Coming Soon

Volunteer with A House on Beekman | Habitat for Humanity

 

 

Homelessness: The Visibly Invisible

Brian Moll, Rescue Alliance
Josiah Haken, New York City Relief
Cheryl Mitchell, The Bowery Mission
Gordon Sparks, The Salvation Army

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Volunteer with New York City Relief | The Salvation Army | The Bowery Mission

 

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Human Trafficking in NYC

Chris Muller, Restore NYC
Richard J. Lee, International Justice Mission
April Tam Smith, P.S. Kitchen
Faith and Brandon Lee, Bird & Branch Coffee

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Volunteer with Restore NYC

 

 

The Gospel and the American Political Landscape

Brendon and Theresa Desrochers, Redeemer West Side
Monica and Tim Phillipo, Redeemer West Side
Laura Galt, Safe Families for Children
Kathleen Slocum, Open Hands Legal Services

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Volunteer with Open Hands Legal Services | Safe Families for Children

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Mass Incarceration

Heather Rice-Minus, Prison Fellowship
James Ackerman, Prison Fellowship
Julio Medina, Exodus Transitional
Rev. Ruben Austria, Community Connections for Youth

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Volunteer with Prison Fellowship | Exodus Transitional

 


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