Social Justice: people of faith from city and suburbs work together to improve the quality of life in Metro Detroit. Public transportation, crime and safety, urban sprawl, health care, education, insurance redlining, civil rights and immigration reform.
Strengthen Your Congregation: Clergy, lay leaders, organizers collaborate with strategies to build new relationships in the congregation, to seek new leadership, to increase resources available to the clergy and leadership. Congregation-centered Community Organizing can and does work to strengthen your congregation!
Clergy and Religious Leadership Caucus: Monthly gatherings to fellowship and bring insights, challenges and collective strategies across denominational and racial lines. Clergy share strategies to strengthen their congregations. Clergy discuss critical issues relating to faith and democracy.
Leadership Training: Hundreds of our bishops, clergy and lay leaders have participated in nationally recognized weeklong leadership training from the Gamaliel Foundation. Also offered annually is National Clergy training, Women's Leadership (NTOSAKE), African American Leadership Commission, and Advanced Leader Training.
Local Issues: organizers strategize with leaders in the congregation to address local issues such as crime, drugs, after-school programs, abandonment, housing, parks, street repair. Congregations grow as leaders gain courage, insight, partners and new members.
Universities, Other Organizations: University of Michigan, Marygrove College, Unite Here Local 24, SEIU Local 3, ACCESS, and UFCW Local 876 all have joined MOSES within the last 3 years sending hundreds of students and faculty to MOSES rallies and training's. Other colleges and universities and other civic community groups are considering joining!
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