Care Resources

Informational reports, small-group activities, educational resources, videos, and handouts that you are welcome to use in your local communities.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: A Call to End Solitary Confinement

In this webinar, the National Benevolent Association (NBA) and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) discussed the challenging realities of solitary confinement and explored how the church should respond to this practice.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Becoming a Welcoming Church: Safe Sanctuary Protocols

In this webinar, you will learn from a legal expert the conditions and restrictions applicable to those convicted of sex offenses, and from a pastor, how to establish protocols and procedures that make it possible to welcome them into your faith community.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Incarceration, Justice, and Restoration

The following resources offer an introduction on how to lead a book study of Michelle Alexander's book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. This webinar is in part a follow-up from resolution GA-1323 presented and affirmed at the 2013 General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) as to how congregations can begin to learn about and get involved in prison-related topics.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Juvenile Justice and Restorative Justice

In this webinar, learn more about the school-to-prison pipeline and ways you and your faith community can become part of emerging solutions, including those that employ the principles of restorative justice.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Mass Incarceration and Returning Citizens

During this education webinar, we share information about the overcrowded prison situation in the United States and the rates of recidivism. We discuss how to become a welcoming and hospitable congregation and the importance of working behind the bars and then beyond the bars. Learn more!

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE, PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Mental Health, the Criminal Justice System, and the Church

This webinar sheds light on the complex relationship between mental health and the criminal justice system and sets the groundwork for the church to think differently about our response to, and relationship with, the prison population.

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