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...

The Department of Homeland Security recently issued a proposed rule changing the definition of what it means to be a “public charge.” These new rules could potentially impact the life and well-being of millions of immigrant families. Currently...

To address institutional racism, please call your state representative and Senator, and ask for abolishment of mandatory minimums in sentencing. Ask them to contact the Joint Committee dealing with this legislation. For more background on this...