Dozens of congregations around the Midlands address social issues at event

May 7, 2019. WIS News.

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – 30 congregations of various faiths across the Midlands were in downtown Columbia tonight to try and improve social issues in our state. The group is called MORE Justice which stands for The Midlands Organized Response for Equity and Justice.

Tonight, they held their 2nd annual Nehemiah Action Assembly.

The group wanted to focus again on being proactive, and asking elected officials for their support.

“The people in our communities are not expendable,” one speaker at the event said.

Local non-profit hosts second annual community problems assembly

November 6, 2018. ABC Columbia.

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – On Monday, the Midlands Organized Response for Equity and Justice, also known as MORE Justice, held its second annual community problems assembly.

The assembly brought more than 400 people of faith together to reaffirm their commitment to do justice and discuss problems within the community.

The top problems the group found in the community are eldercare, crime and gun violence and housing.

MORE Justice is dedicated to seeking justice for all residents of the Central Midlands area by holding systems accountable to fair practices and policies.

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