PEACE & JUSTICE
"...learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow."
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:
Pass a resolution condemning police brutality
Join the national Mayor's Pledge on reforming Police Brutality Policies
Review and Reform policies with a focus in 8 areas
MAYORS' CHALLENGE PROGRESS REPORT
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP MAYOR PHIL KRAMER
Signed the Mayor's Pledge
Forwarded our 8 policing policy factors to the director of Public Safety
NORTH BRUNSWICK MAYOR FRANCIS WOMACK III
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.