“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Peacemaking and striving for social justice are key to the mission of House of Hope – locally, nationally, and internationally. House of Hope fully embraces the Peace and Justice efforts of the Presbyterian Church USA through the Peace and Justice Committee.
The Peace and Justice Committee is a standing committee of House of Hope Session with the following purposes:
The Peace and Justice Committee is planning another active year in 2019, but to be truly successful, we need your involvement. We organized into seven working groups and developed position statements and action plans that outline for each working group. To obtain a copy of a position statement or to become involved, contact the working group leader listed below. We look forward to an exciting and active year. —Deb James and Michael Nord, Co-Chairs
Environmental Stewardship: Deb James, (651) 431-1796, firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Abuse Prevention: Jill Winter, (612)702-2978, email@example.com
Health Care Reform: Lee Jamison, (651) 278-8962, firstname.lastname@example.org
Criminal Justice: Don Vandenberg, (651) 649-0105, email@example.com
Reducing Investment in the U.S. Military Industrial Complex: Derek Robb, (651) 434-1813,firstname.lastname@example.org
Gun Violence Prevention: Michael Nord, (612) 384-7675, email@example.com
Advancing Housing Equity: Jeanne Bailey, (651) 343-8516, firstname.lastname@example.org