POETS & PREACHERS
- Jackie Whang was raised in a Korean immigrant family based in Cali & is now a Compton public school teacher. Her mantra: “Decolonize our bodies. Decolonize our minds”. @5thmindyoga
- Rev. Victor Cyrus-Franklin is Senior Pastor of Inglewood First UMC. @changingsame
- Michael Wilson grew up through out Inglewood, LA & Torrance. Started writing at the age of 10 when his MOTHER passed away. He’s a community advocate with love for the people.
- Rae Huang is an organizer for Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice. @huangrae
- Dr. Harold E. Kidd is Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Inglewood.
- Estee E Dot Marie is a California raised Nigerian American with a passion for the arts. She is gifted in various visual & performance arts. @ed0tmarie
- Rev. Francisco Garcia is Rector of Holy Faith Episcopal Church in Inglewood. @RadicalRevFG
- Dr. Randall C. Bailey is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. @rcbaileyitc
Nell Walker, director of music/pianist + Michael Wright, Mark Broyard, Ashley Lawson, Elizabeth Baker, Lunden Clayborn, Douglas Griffin, Lloyd Wilkey, vocals + Adam Hart, Tre’ Cyrus-Franklin, percussion + Dale Thompson, bass
For the evening’s offering we collected $1000 to support the Uplift Inglewood Coalition‘s rent control campaign for the residents of Inglewood, CA. You can also give by registering to vote and signing petitions for rent stabilization in our city. Jesus says to “love our neighbors.” Let’s love one another by fighting for fair housing for all God’s children. Learn more at upliftinglewood.org.
Justice & Compassion Ministries of the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church + Holy Faith Episcopal Church + First Presbyterian Church of Inglewood + Westminster Presbyterian Church of Los Angeles + St. Mark’s United Methodist Church of Los Angeles + LA Voice + Uplift Inglewood Coalition