Here at Justice Knox, we hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and the start of their new year! We are excited to announce that our research to action process is in full swing. Stay posted for updates to our campaigns in mental health, education, affordable housing, and our newest campaign— transportation 🚍 And. . . mark your calendars for our 4th annual […]
Calling all justice ministry network members, team members & clergy! Don’t miss the Annual Assembly, Monday, November 12, 7-8:30 pm, Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2137 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. This is the culmination of our listening process and the assembly where the network determines the course of our work over the coming year! It is the first event that network […]
Justice Knox leader, Elizabeth Johnson, rallies Justice Knox members to attend the 2018 Nehemiah Action on April 30 to call for action to increase affordable housing in our community. Did you know that close to 1 in 5 Knoxville families pay more than 50% of their incomes for rent & utilities?
On April 9 at the Justice Knox Rally, Justice Knox members applauded Chief Rausch and Sheriff Jones with a standing ovation for their follow through in training all officers to deal appropriately with people with mental illness. Members also welcomed new congregations with a standing ovation.
Justice Knox 2018 Rally for the Nehemiah Action: Rev. Ann Myers & Rev. John Mark Wiggers present Police Chief Rausch and Sheriff Jones with Certificates of Recognition for following through with commitments from last year’s Nehemiah Action to train 100% of their officers in crisis intervention training!