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XPLOR, STORIES

I am Changed

Gillie Martin   |   December 18, 2014

Gillie Martin, a 2014-2015 XPLOR Resident, works with Neighborhood Houses in St. Louis, Missouri. Read her reflections about change, "Whether I am comfortable admitting it or not, white privilege exists. In St. Louis City, white privilege is booming. We need change."

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

The Prison Abolition Movement: Eliminating the Prison Industrial Complex

July 16, 2020

The Prison Abolition Movement has many facets worth exploring. Dr. Jason Williams, Assistant Professor, Justice Studies at Montclair State University will lead this important webinar and discussion as the church explores alternatives to our broken corrections system.

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C. Mark Palmer

Peer Group Convener
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, HOMELESSNESS, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY , HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

UMCP is a community-focused nonprofit organization that seeks community wholeness, resilience, and sustainability by working with families and individuals at risk from poverty, hunger, homelessness, incarceration, and/or inadequate education and healthcare.