Committee Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

Please watch for more information about the fall class titled “I’m not a racist, but …” that is scheduled for the evenings of Monday September 13, 20 and 27. For more information, contact Katie Hirscher at

Past Meetings

June 10, 2021 meeting with guests Becky Ceartas and Sara Smith from North Carolinians Against Gun Violence sharing information about the causes of deaths by firearms and NCGV’s work to reduce the number of deaths by guns.

May 13, 2021 meeting with guest Dr. June Atkinson, former North Carolina Superintendent of Education speaking on changes needed in our state’s education system so that all children can receive a sound basic education.

June Atkinson’s Presentation

June Atkinson’s Suggested Organizations to Know About

April 8, 2021 meeting with guest Rev. Suzanne Miller, Executive Director of NC Pastors for Children speaking on education reform and the church’s role in social justice.

Rev. Miller’s Handout

Rev. Miller’s Presentation

April 8, 20201 Meeting Minutes

March 11, 2021 meeting with guest Lorrin Freeman, District Attorney for Wake County, speaking on reforms in the criminal justice system and approaches her office as alternatives to pre-trial detention.

February 11, 2021 meeting with guest Reverend John Semmes, Interim Senior Pastor at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church speaking on What the Bible Says about Social Justice

January 14, 2021 meeting with guest Daniel Bowes, Director of the Fair Chance Project at the North Carolina Justice Center, speaking on criminal justice reforms.

December 10, 2020 meeting with guest Al Ripley, Director of the Consumer, Housing & Energy Project at the North Carolina Justice Center, speaking on Housing.

December 10, 2020 Meeting Minutes.

November 12, 2020 meeting with guest Matt Ellinwood, Director, Education and Law Project, North Carolina Justice Center

November 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes

October 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes.

September 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes