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Following the Murder of Rapper Nipsey Hussle, Local and National Clergy Offer Condolences to Family and Call for Faith Leaders to become PEACEMAKERS in communities | Faith In Action | April 3, 2019

Pioneer in Justice Michael McBride is Activating Faith-Based Communities to Fight Systemic Injustice | Levi Strauss & Co. | April 11, 2016

Faith Leaders with #BlackLivesMatter Movement Say GOP Debate Failed to Properly Address America’s Antiquated Criminal Justice System and Lack of Police Accountability | PICO National Network | August 7, 2015

Cincinnati Faith Leaders Respond to the Murder Charge in the Death of Samuel DuBose |TriCounty Sentry | July 30, 2015

Black church leaders call for Week of Righteous Resistance following church burnings | Christian Today | July 7, 2015

Burning Churches: African American Christian Leaders and Activists Declare WORR (Week of Righteous Resistance) | Huffington Post | July 6, 2015

NYC Bans the Box! | Fair Chance NYC | June 26, 2015

Why We're at the Vatican | Huffington Post | June 9, 2015

Unlikely Group Headed to Vatican | PICO Network | June 9, 2015

Statement from PICO National Network Faith Leaders Concerning the Killing of Muslim Students in North Carolina | PICO Network | February 12, 2015

Grassroots & National Advocates Launch Initiative Calling on President Obama to Embrace Fair Chance Hiring Reforms | PICO Network | January 22, 2015

Millions of ex-cons still can’t get jobs. Here’s how the White House could help fix that | Washington Post | January 22. 2015

Berkeley communities of faith join forces for ‘peaceful civil disobedience’ Black Lives Matter protest | Berkeleyside | December 14, 2014

Five Things President Obama Could Do to Stop the Killing by Gordon Whitman | Huffingtonpost.com | November 26, 2014

Faith Community Calls Ferguson Grand Jury Decision ”A Moral Failure" | PICO National Network | November 24, 2014

PICO National Network Reacts to the President’s Address to the Nation on Executive Action | PICO National Network | November 20, 2014

Conference Call with Ferguson, Missouri Youth and Clergy | FedNews | November 19, 2014

[FERGUSON FORWARD] Tef Poe: 'You're Comfortable With the Idea That I Might Not Be Here' | EBONY | November 17, 2014

Let My People Vote 2014 Report Back | November 5, 2014 | PICO National Network

With 600,000 Live Neighbor-to-Neighbor Conversations, Faith Groups Flex Political Muscle at Polls with Eyes on 2016 | November 4, 2014 | PICO National Network

Largest Faith-Based Voter Turn-Out Program Plans Massive Weekend GOTV Push Focused on Infrequent African American and Latino Voters | October 31, 2014 | PICO National Network

The Gospel is Not a Neutral Term: An Interview with Rev. Sekou | October 23, 2014 | Medium

Clergy Arrested During 'Ferguson October' Protests Asked Police To 'Repent' | October 14, 2014 | Huffington Post

Rattling Cages in Ferguson to be ‘Agents of Liberation' | October 13, 2014 | Equal Voice

The Religious Effort in Ferguson |  During a weekend of protests two months after Michael Brown's death, clergy members speak out for unity and repentance. | October 13, 2014 | The Atlantic

Faith Leaders, Young Activists Arrested After Calls for Repentance and Resistance During the Ferguson October Day of Civil Disobedience | October 13, 2014 | PICO National Network

Faith Leaders Join in Solidarity As Thousands Converge in St. Louis for “Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance” | October 8, 2014 | PICO National Network

Beyond National Voter Registration Day | Sept. 23, 2014 | PICO National Network

Immigration Activist Arrested in Costa Mesa Raid | Sept. 18, 2014 | OC Register

Seeking an Empathetic Space: The Challenge of Christian Witness in America | Sept. 3, 2014 | Red Letter Christians

Clergy, people of faith take central healing role after Ferguson shooting | Sept. 3, 2014

Prominent Faith Leaders Hold Major Rally Calling on Missouri Decision Makers to Show Moral Leadership | Aug. 26, 2014