Economic Justice

True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it is not haphazard and superficial. It comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring. — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shared Interest is a social investment fund which guarantees South African bank loans to community development financially engaged in South Africa's...

Oikocredit is a worldwide financial institution that promotes global justice by empowering disadvantaged people with credit. For more than 30 years,...

First Church is active as a leader and supporter of the socially responsible investing movement, offering encouragement and education to its congregants and...

The Alternative Christmas Fair is held one Sunday during Advent each year as a benefit for First Church ministries and local justice aorganizations. The...

First Church is a member of the Cambridge Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition (CISC), which is supporting efforts to pass the Safe Communities Act in the Massachusetts state legislature. Recently, opponents of the bill began a letter-writing campaign...