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L.A. Times: Najuma Smith on the LAPD Civilian Review Process
The Los Angeles Times interviewed CRCC’s Najuma Smith about her decision to volunteer for Los Angeles Police Department civilian review process. The Times investigation found that some reviewers have been chosen repeatedly ...
Thriving (or Just Surviving): 2023 Trends to Watch in Religion and Society
If CRCC’s annual trends to watch have been growing more ominous in recent years, then 2023 feels like a pivotal year for many of the issues we’ve been tracking: Like our final ...
Conflict and Congregations: How Churches Respond to Politics and the Pandemic
As the 2022 midterm elections approach, little can be predicted—except, perhaps, that they will further cement the deep divides in our country. Those divides often extend into religious congregations. CRCC is a ...
Ruth Messinger: The New York City Politician’s Long Second Act Honors ‘an Obligation to Respond’
This article was originally published by Religion News Service, with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality. (RNS) — New Yorkers of a certain age remember Ruth Messinger as a city ...
Sonia Tinoco García: Responding to Muslim Asylum Seekers at the US-Mexico Border
This article was originally published on New Lines Magazine, with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality. It’s late afternoon in Tijuana, and the air is hot and thick. Hamza — ...
Marguerite Brankitse: Forgiveness Is Key to Overcoming Genocide
This article was originally published on National Catholic Reporter, with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality. This year marks 30 years since violence exploded between Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups ...
Andreas Kornevall: Swedish Ecologist Revives Old Norse Myths and Rituals to Tackle Environmental Crises
This article was originally published on Religion Unplugged with the support of CRCC’s global project on engaged spirituality. BRIGHTON, England — According to Norse mythology, the world is an immense tree. Known as Yggdrasil, this ...
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CapRadio: Najuma Smith on Solidarity within Black and Asian American Communities
What does racial solidarity look like among communities of color? CRCC’s Rev. Najuma Smith was interviewed on CapRadio’s Mid Pacific about the complex relationship the Black community has with the Asian American ...