Half a Million Strong….A Post Election Note…

Gathering petition signature training

Since March 1 our congregations participated in a phone banking campaign to stop Amendment 3 that hit just under 250,000 calls! And more than that, our congregations knocked almost 1,000 doors and sent hundreds of texts. Shout out to Eliot… Continue Reading

Amendment 3 Works Against Us All

In 2018, MCU leaders and others spent months collecting thousands of signatures to get Amendment 1 on the November ballot. It was called “Clean Missouri” for what is was intended to do: clean out the big money out of Missouri politics and clean up the gerrymandering of voting districts. In effect, outlawing gerrymandering. (Gerrymandering creates voting districts that heavily favor a single political party.) And we did it! Amendment 1/Clean Missouri passed with 62% of voters saying loud and clear NO to gerrymandering. Continue Reading

A Statement on Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin, June 2019. MCU leaders and organizers joined the Gamaliel National Leadership Training at University of Wisconsin – Parkside. The training included a track for formerly incarcerated leaders. On the first night, one of those leaders was targeted by… Continue Reading