Karen Crozier

Founder, Jewel of Justice

The Rev. Dr. Karen Crozier is a Christian academic, activist and minister for social change, healing and hope. Prior to founding and leading Jewel of Justice, a consulting, executive coaching and training business, Crozier was an early childhood educator, algebra teacher, professor and diversity administrator.

Her first book, “Fannie Lou Hamer’s Revolutionary Practical Theology: Racial and Environmental Justice Concerns,” focuses on the religious life, legacy and leadership of the Christian freedom fighter during the Civil Rights Movement.


Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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