South Task Force Committee member Cynthia Hayes was in the US Virgin Islands this past summer mostly in Frederiksted and St. Croix. She met with prospective SDOP partners during an information session she hosted about SDOP at University of The Virgin Islands.
Kudus to Brian Symonds and Tiffany Brown both until recently SDOP Interns. Brian is pursuing a full time chaplaincy calling in Los Angeles while Tiffany recently received a promotion with her employer in Baltimore. If you have a passion for Social Justice work visit the SDOP website at www.pcusa.org to learn more about the community liaison position opening for Detroit, Baltimore and Los Angeles.
Joseph Johnson, and former staff and Committee member, Patricia Lane, presented a workshop on Justice and Evangelism at Big Tent this past summer
SDOP Community Partnership Day and Committee for Women of Color consultation was hosted in late October in New Hope Presbytery in collaboration with New Hope, Salem, and The James Presbyteries; community partners; and experts in related fields of environmental justice and community organizing