About Justice in Action
Justice in Action is an interfaith justice organizing coalition of 20 faith communities in Lincoln/Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Following informational meetings in the fall of 2022 with lay leaders at each of our participating faith communities, team members held 88 diverse small group House Meetings over five weeks in October where 627 people shared what local community problems keep them up at night. Eight community issues emerged from tabulating the House Meeting responses, and more than 300 Justice in Action members gathered at a Community Problems Assembly in November 2022 to vote on the two issues for the organization to address in the coming year.
Beginning in December 2022, staff and 140 members started a research process on two issues:
- Criminal Justice Reform
- Mental Healthcare
On May 4, 2023 at our first Nehemiah Action Assembly we will gather 1,200 organized people to present our research and ask our public officials to adopt our proposals.
Contact one of our organizers for more information.