Jazmine L. Brooks

Pastor and journalist

The Rev. Jazmine L. Brooks serves as the pastor of Macedonia AME Church in Accomac, Virginia, and the program director for the Office of Inclusive Excellence at Mary Baldwin University. She also is the news editor of the AME Church Christian Recorder.

Brooks has served the Washington, D.C. Poor People’s Campaign as a social media coordinator, organizer and tri-chair member, and she is also the 2nd Vice President of the Staunton Branch of the NAACP. She earned an M. Div. from Wesley Theological Seminary.

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Grants and fellowships to serve the church

The Louisville Institute offers grant and fellowship programs to bridge the church and the academy and enrich the life of the church in North America. Applications are now open for six programs in 2025:

  • Pastoral Study Project 
  • Grant for Researchers 
  • First Book Grant for Scholars of Color 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Dissertation Fellowship 
  • Doctoral Fellowship
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