Mission & Social Justice

As agents of God’s justice, healing, and love the Mission and Social Justice Commission of The Riverside Church in the City of New York seeks to transform individuals, communities, and systems of racial, economic, social, and environmental oppression.

Live Justice Now

Live Justice Now is Riverside's ongoing initiative to take action in response to the great need for truth, justice, and compassion in our world. Come learn about the latest justice news, activities, and actions you can take part in.

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July 21: Rev. Kevin VanHook speaks at the Faith Communities for Just Reentry rally at Rikers Island.

August 27:  Riverside signs onto letters to Gov. Cuomo (PDF) and Mayor de Blasio (PDF) demanding a public database for officers at the Department of Correction
Read:  Faith Communities for Just Reentry Policy Platform (PDF)


Rev. Kevin VanHook comments on the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery:

 

Mission & Social Justice Events

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, January 20

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, January 20

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Prison Ministry

Sunday, January 24

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, January 27

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, January 27

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 3

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 3

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 10

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 10

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Monday, February 15

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 17

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 17

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Latino Ministry

Sunday, February 21

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Monday, February 22

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 24

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8:00 PM

Theatre of the Oppressed

Wednesday, February 24

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