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

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

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

Stop House Bill 12! Save Our Children and Youth!

House Bill 12HB/HB12 is replacing Senate Bill 1/SB! SB1 contained such items as deciding the residentcy of St. Louis Metropolitan Police offiers, allowing the Missouri Attorney General to take over cases from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney, and worse….make it… Continue Reading