People of faith creating just systems through political change.

Metropolitan Congregations United puts faith into action by developing leaders who move their congregations, organizations and communities to change public policy for the common good.

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Sustainer Spotlight: Carolyn Redmore

April 17, 2024
Carolyn Redmore grew up in a farming family in Southwest Louisiana. Although she said it was a modestly privileged white middle-class family that could afford household help, her parents upheld fairness in their treatment of people regardless of status or race. She recalls how in the early 50s her mother worked with her employee to […]
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Leader Spotlight: Sarah Rose

March 27, 2024
Sarah Rose grew up in suburban Maryland with academic parents between Quaker and Jewish communities. Her parents helped instill strong critical thinking skills, an interest in politics, and a curiosity of how things happened around her. Sarah was introduced to Quakerism through school from 3rd to 7th grade where she gained a foundation for valuing […]
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Final Signature Collection Blitz

March 2, 2024
Ensure ALL Missourians can Vote to Ensure Paid Sick Leave and Fair Wages this Fall! CALLING ALL RESIDENTS, LEADERS, & CONGREGATIONS IN #STL! We are reaching our completion of Part 2 for our 2024 Ballot Initiative Signature Campaign efforts for the state-wide Missourians for Healthy Families & Fair Wages Initiative alongside our partner the Missouri Organizing and Voter Engagement Collaborative (MOVE). Read about the […]
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The goals we have & the work we do

Decriminalization of Black Residents in St. Louis

Through our Break-The-Pipeline campaign, we address the school to prison pipeline in St. Louis, starting with reforming youth discipline and moving into expungement and beyond for adults.
MORE ABOUT BREAK THE PIPELINE

Saving Our Collective Home

Our environmental justice organizers continue to make strides in
building community partnerships and developing teams to lead
essential policy change efforts.
MORE ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
McKinley Bridge march for clean air
Dismas House Rally

End Discrimination Against the Formerly Incarcerated 

EXPO works to end mass incarceration, eliminate all forms of structural discrimination against formerly incarcerated people & restore them to full citizenship.
MORE ABOUT EXPO STL
“Organizing is about relationships.”

Jai Johnson

Voter Engagement Organizer

Your Support Makes The Work Possible

At MCU, we know that in order to build power, we have to organize people AND organize money. The people who have money continue to disrupt, disenfranchise and systemically step on those who don’t.

With increased funding over the past few years, we have already made drastic shifts to our team – including hiring new organizers AND equipping them with essentials like health insurance, data tools and more. With the addition of new organizers, our impact multiplied by giving us more hands on deck to pull more impacted individuals into the work — our numbers are growing, our power is expanding and our wins will continue.
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MCU puts faith into action by developing leaders who move their congregations, organizations and communities to change public policy for the common good.
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