Justice Circle – Nashville

Mission Statement

We will strategically confront racial inequities in our community by engaging in collaborative justice in the areas of
law enforcement, education, and healthcare
for the benefit of a stronger more unified Nashville.

Core Values

Community, Advocacy, Courage, & Understanding

Pillars of Focus

Education

  • School to Prison Pipeline
  • Jobs & Entrepreneurialism
  • Conversations of Understanding
  • Equal Access
  • Teacher Training

Healthcare

  • ACES – Childhood Trauma
  • COVID Vaccine
  • Minority Professionals

Policing

  • Community Policing
  • Relational Law Enforcement

Literature Resources

Cleveland, Christena. Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart. InterVarsity Press, 2013.

Emerson, Michael O., and Christian Smith. Divided by faith: Evangelical religion and the problem of race in America. New York, Oxford University Press, 2001.

Evans, Tony. Oneness Embraced: Through the Eyes of Tony Evans. Chicago, Moody Publishers, 2011.

Jones, Robert P. White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity. Simon and Schuster, 2020. 

Jun, A. et al. White Jesus: The Architecture of Racism in Religion and Education. Peter Lang, 2018.

Mason, Eric. Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice. Chicago, Moody Publishers, 2018.

Munoz, Laura. Making of the Dream. HarperCollins, 2019.

Newbell, Trillia J. United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity. Chicago, Moody Publishers, 2014.

Piper, John. Bloodlines: Race, Cross, and the Christian. Crossway, 2011.

Tisby, Jemar. The Color of Compromise. Zondervan, 2019.