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jesus and justice young adult advocacy conference
When the Rev. Dr. Alonzo Johnson isn’t busy directing the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People, he’s convening the Education Roundtable, part of an initiative of the 221st General Assembly (2014) to Educate a Child, Transform the World.
During an advocacy conference for young adults, the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins used the traditional image of a blonde, blue-eyed Jesus as a symbol of the need to challenge the status quo.
The Presbyterian Hunger Program’s Jennifer Evans and Eileen Schuhmann helped young adults learn more about both spheres during a workshop held as part of “Jesus and Justice,” the Young Adult Advocacy Conference. Young adults came to the Presbyterian Center and gathered online for the first-ever conference, sponsored by PC(USA) advocacy ministries in Washington, D.C., and at the United Nations.
In a workshop on advocating for gender justice offered during “Jesus & Justice,” the recent Young Adult Advocacy Conference, the Rev. Denise Anderson turned to the biblical account to demonstrate how long and how difficult — even confusing — the struggle has been.
Starling-Louis preached during worship on the second day of the Jesus and Justice Young Adult Advocacy Conference in Louisville. The event was hosted by the Presbyterian Office of Public Witness (OPW),