PEACE & JUSTICE

"...learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow."

ISAIAH 1:17

MISSION

PEACE AND JUSTICE COMMITTEE 

Our shared ministry is to address injustice, inequality, and stewardship.  We lift up each issue to our congregation and community for discernment and action. *We are a nonpartisan committee.

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE TO POLICING POLICIES

 

Our committee sent letters to the mayors or our 3 bordering towns, Franklin Township, North Brunswick Township, and South Brunswick Township.

We called on them to take advantage of 3 opportunities for action:

  1. Pass a resolution condemning police brutality

  2. Join the national Mayor's Pledge on reforming Police Brutality Policies

  3. Review and Reform policies with a focus in 8 areas

MAYORS' CHALLENGE PROGRESS REPORT

 

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP MAYOR PHIL KRAMER

  1. Passed a Resolution

  2. Signed the Mayor's Pledge

  3. Forwarded our 8 policing policy factors to the director of Public Safety

NORTH BRUNSWICK MAYOR FRANCIS WOMACK III

  1. First of the 3 towns to pass a resolution

We continue to await response from the committee's action letter.

SOUTH BRUNSWICK MAYOR CHARLES CARLEY

Sent a note thanking us for our inquiry.

We continue to await any actions.