In the 1960s and ’70s, the work of justice for white people looked like writing letters, joining marches and signing petitions. But the work ahead is focused on economic justice as well as building relationships, writes a Baptist pastor emeritus.
Inspired in part by Catholic social teachings, The Industrial Commons seeks to create “an inclusive economy rooted in community and dignity.”
The director of housing and homeless services for the city of Fresno speaks on what faith has taught him about urban development work.
The Learning Tree initiative takes a different route to enhancing community by focusing on talents and gifts — not poverty.
Cooperative businesses are worth exploring and supporting, both for their practical benefits and as a way to prioritize the needs of all, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Working with partners in the community, the Coalition for Spiritual & Public Leadership seeks to be a catalyst for the creation of a just economy.
With the help of The Impact Guild design lab, a church in San Antonio is able to dream big and start small as it leverages little-used assets for the neighborhood.
A faith-based initiative anchored in San Diego would use property owned by religious institutions to help address an affordable-housing crisis.
In his resource manual for churches, an expert in urban studies offers practical advice on how religious communities can create a business strategy that helps bring justice to struggling neighborhoods.