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The Critical Role of Churches in Community Transformation

The Critical Role of Churches in Community Transformation

“Faith without works is dead,” so says St. James in the New Testament Scriptures. Faith implies belief and trust in a higher power who loves us unconditionally. It implies as well that if we truly feel the depth of this incomprehensible love that we cannot help but overflow with joy in knowing that we are […]

There Is a New Justice in Town

There Is a New Justice in Town

People in our neighborhood of North Lawndale are fully aware of the current justice system that has managed to incarcerate, at one time or another, 65 percent of the population in our area! Michele Alexander, in her book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” highlights how the War on Drugs […]