NewsRegister to hear Professor Gene Nichol at the Congregations for Social Justice annual meeting.

Congregations for Social Justice (CSJ) is a coalition of faith communities committed to advocating for public policies that create a better Raleigh for all people. On February 7, CSJ will hold its 15th annual meeting at 6 p.m. Normally a dinner event, the gathering will be held on Zoom to keep everyone safe. The speaker will be Gene Nichol, UNC School of Law professor, whose topic is “The impact of COVID on poverty in North Carolina.”

To register for the meeting, click here.

Attendees are encouraged to make a donation to CSJ that will be used to provide scholarships for a two-day racial equity workshop for local youth and adults who could not otherwise afford to attend. You can make your donation via a check made payable to “Pullen Memorial Baptist Church” with “CSJ” in the memo line and mailed to 1801 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh 27605. To donate online, go to, click on the black GIVE oval at the top right, fill in the amount, click the drop-down that says “General Fund Pledged” and select “One-Time Gift.” Please enter “CSJ” in the memo line.

For more information on CSJ, please contact Adrienne Little (919-781-0829) or Merrilee Jacobson (919-274-4539) who represent Community UCC at CSJ meetings.