Shaun King is a former church pastor, activist and journalist who focuses on social justice and racial justice issues. He is currently a writer-in-residence at Harvard University’s Fair Punishment Project. In 2018, he was the keynote speaker at Washington State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Contact via his agent, Josh Katz.
The Rev. William J. Barber II is pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, N.C., and president of Repairers of the Breach, a national ministry for civil rights and social justice. In 2013, Barber began a campaign on behalf of the poor that instigated “Moral Mondays” — acts of civil disobedience and mindfulness designed to […]
Faiyez Jaffer is an affiliate chaplain at the Center of Global Spiritual Life at New York University in New York City. He is an American-born Muslim and wrote about the travel ban’s consequences for Shiite Muslims.
The Trump administration’s immigration policies have prompted a revival of the sanctuary movement.
The Albuquerque Friends Meeting House is currently housing an undocumented immigrant. Quakers have no appointed clergy. Church member Rachel Brackbill can handle questions from the press.
The Massachusetts Communities Action Network is a network of faith communities throughout the state that works for social justice and is participating in the sanctuary movement through PICO. Janine Carreiro-Young is deputy director.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia, Mo., is new to the sanctuary movement. Its pastor, the Rev. Molly Housh Gordon, called the decision to join “a process of discernment.”
Lincoln United Methodist Church in Chicago is housing an undocumented immigrant. The Rev. Emma Lozano is pastor.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Dorchester, Mass., is a member of its local sanctuary movement group and is hosting an undocumented immigrant. The Rev. Edwin Johnson is the lead pastor and Savannah Hauge is the church’s sanctuary coordinator.