• Mary Lewis working with a Lincoln School student.

  • People's Social Justice supporters get the congregation involved in ISAAC's social action issues.

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    Rick Johnson works with the Prisoner Re-entry program.

  • Rick Johnson delivers People's donations to Loaves & Fishes.

Social Justice work at People’s Church is a vital aspect of our Church life.  Recently, People’s Church celebrated the distinct honor of being selected by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) as the 2012 recipient of the Bennett Award for Congregational Action on Human Justice and Social Action.

Social Justice work at People’s includes support by the Social Justice Coordinating Committee (SJCC) of the following projects.

Social Justice work at People’s includes the following groups and activities.

The Social Justice Coordinating Committee (SJCC) at People’s Church is charged with facilitating and coordinating the efforts of the congregation to be actively involved in living our values in the community and the world.   Learn More

If you would like to add events to this calendar, send them to justicecalendar@peopleschurch.net. People who request that an event be posted to the calendar will need to supply the following information:

  • name of the event
  • date of the event
  • time of the event
  • place of the event
  • who to contact for more information
  • either a person, or a website, or a Facebook page (or all of these) if available

Latest Social Justice News

ISAAC Update – Community March and Rally for Voting Rights  

On a blustery, cold Sunday on March 6th, 8 People’s people, spanning 8 decades in age, joined our partners from ISAAC, NAACP, and many community members to commemorate the anniversary of Bloody Sunday and celebrate the importance of voting rights against proposals that restrict access to the ballot. Riding buses from Stone’s church, we gathered […]


Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

News from Our Interfaith Afghan Resettlement Team People’s Church is part of a team of 40+ volunteers that have formed an Interfaith team to help resettle six Afghan refugee families in Kalamazoo that have arrived since November 16th. The smallest family is a single mom with three children and the largest family is a family […]


ISAAC Update on Issues Work

ISAAC is persistently working on the issues chosen by the whole ISAAC family at the Issues Convention in late 2019:  Anti-Racism, Gun Violence Prevention, and Housing (these 3 are still open to new members) and Group Violence Intervention (GVI). GVI is a holistic approach introduced to the Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety by ISAAC in 2012. ISAAC continues to have representation […]