DOCGC Commission on Racial Justice & Reconciliation

Episcopal Diocese Of The Central Gulf Coast Commission On Racial Justice & Reconciliation To learn more about the Commission click this link.  To download a printable flyer to share with others click 20200520 zoom series flyer.

May 20th – Ms Carla Crowder – Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice Ms. Crowder is the Executive Director of Alabama Appleseed and brings more than two decades of experience, both as a journalist and an attorney, in public policy research, advocacy, and litigation on behalf of marginalized and vulnerable communities. As a journalist covering the criminal justice system, she worked at four newspapers in three states and was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. She directs the organization’s policy advocacy agenda centered on the intersection of poverty and the criminal justice system. Appleseed’s campaigns challenge policing for profit, laws that needlessly ensnare Alabamians in jails and prisons, and a court system funded on the backs of the poor. Meeting ID 995-6025-2245 Telephone 1-312-626-6799 or click 

June 3rd – Dr. Carlos E Alemán – Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama Dr. Alemán serves as chair of the Birmingham-based Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the social, civic and economic integration of Hispanic families in the state. ¡HICA! is a community development and advocacy organization that champions economic equality, civic engagement, and social justice for Latino and immigrant families in Alabama.¡HICA! envisions an Alabama in which everyone has full and equal participation in our state’s civic, cultural, social, and economic life. Hispanic and immigrant families are empowered to integrate, engage, and lead their communities to reach their families’ aspirations. Meeting ID 963-1485-1313 Telephone 1-312-626-6799 or click

June 17th – Rev Deacon Carolyn Foster – Poor People’s Campaign Rev Foster is co-chair the Episcopal Diocese Commission on Truth, Justice and Racial Reconciliation. She has led anti-racism workshops for over eighteen years. She is the Faith in Community Coordinator for Greater Birmingham Ministries (GBM), a 50 year old direct services and social justice organization, where she engages with GBM’s twenty interfaith sponsoring congregations. She is a leader of the Alabama Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, a movement that continues the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and works to dismantle the unjust systems of racism, poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy which adversely impact poor and low-income people. Meeting ID 929-6616-0819 Telephone 1-312-626-6799 or click