Nonviolence

An Incredible Academic/Fiscal Year

An Incredible Academic/Fiscal Year

MANY FRIENDS STEPPED UP to our challenge grant which required us to raise $200,000 and by Thursday, June 30th (the end of our fiscal year) we raised $208,000! THANK YOU! Your investment is very important to us. It not only gives us much needed funds, but it also encourages and […]

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Standing in Solidarity with Orlando and the LGBTQ Community

Standing in Solidarity with Orlando and the LGBTQ Community

A statement from SCUPE on Sunday’s tragic mass shooting in Orlando: Our hearts go out to the families of the victims of Sunday’s shooting and the people of Orlando, especially to the LGBTQ community.  Our prayers for them are important and necessary, but they are not enough. They must be […]

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Special Event Highlights A Faith Based Alternative to Divisive Politics

Special Event Highlights A Faith Based Alternative to Divisive Politics

In a time of unprecedented political divisiveness in America  and rampant violent extremism around the world, we need leaders with the wisdom  and courage to bring about a more just and compassionate human community. Religious leaders have a special responsibility to answer this challenge, including collaboration with political and media leaders. […]

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“These Young People….Young, Queer, Black, Women”

“These Young People….Young, Queer, Black, Women”

Rev. Sekou Addresses Contextual Theology from Ferguson “These young people…” Rev. Osagyefo Sekou exclaimed over and over again in his presentation on Wednesday night, January 14th, at Hartzell Memorial United Methodist Church in Chicago. “These young people, queer, black, women” – in other words, those that are most marginalized in […]

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