Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

by Faith in Action Writing Collective

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Overview

Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies by Faith in Action Writing Collective

You want to make the world better. This book can help.

Faith in Action offers quick dives into a range of topics, from racial justice to environmental concerns, from LGBTQIA equality to Native people's rights, from women's equality to disability rights, from mass incarceration to immigration. Each topic includes informative visuals and data, as well as practical suggestions for what you can do to make a difference in your community.

Created by contributors with varied experiences in activism, faith, policy, and social change, Faith in Action will deepen your perspectives on important issues. This book will give you the knowledge, tools, and confidence to make a real impact - to step out into the world and be an activist, advocate, and ally.

Faith in Action is the book for you if you are ready to make a real difference.

Contributors include Marques Armstrong, Sharon Betcher, Bethany Bradley, DeWayne Davis, Christopher Zumski Finke, Sonja Hagander, Jaylani Hussein, Jim Bear Jacobs, Nekima Levy-Pounds, Dee McIntosh, Kellie Rock, Javen Swanson

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506432564
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 12/01/2017
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 1,238,783
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Faith in Action Writing Collective is comprised of twelve activists and community leaders with diverse experiences in faith, policy, and social change. They wrote this book collaboratively, under the editorial direction of Fortress Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction Prison Industrial Complex
War on Drugs
Topics Race and Incarceration
We're All Immigrants Black Lives Matter
Are We Post-Racial? Climate Change
Native Land Path to Citizenship
Water Environmental Regulation
LGBTQIA Equality Living with a Disability
Ableism Geography of Race
White Supremacy Economics of Education
Life for Native Peoples Environmental Justice
Sexual Violence Causes of Disability
Transgender Equality Health Care
The Gender Wage Gap
Equality and Equity Helpful Guides
Native People's Rights Choosing an Organization to
Women in Government Support or Join
Contributions of Immigrants Contacting Your Representatives
Bullying of LGBTQIA Youth For the First Time You Show Up
Mental Health For Your First Protest
Women in Poverty

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