Concerning the Repeal of Roe v. Wade

Cami King, Director of Advocacy & Training The thief comes only to kill, steal, and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it to the full measure. John 10:10 The decision by SCOTUS to repeal Roe v. Wade and, in effect, remove abortion access for many people around the country weighs heavy on our hearts today. …

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Lament: The Practice of Expressing Grief

Lament is what happens when people ask, “Why?” and don’t get an answer. It’s where we get to when we move beyond our self-centered worry about our sins and failings and look more broadly at the suffering of the world. N.T. Wright Grief is our uniquely individual, yet profoundly collective, heartbreak in response to communal wounds. Lament, at its essence, …

Lament: Taking Space to Grieve

Lament is the sacred speech that names the deep heart ache and pain experienced on a personal, familial, communal, local, state, federal, and global level. Lament expresses our concrete yet mysterious grief. Cherly Kirk-Duggan In light of recent events in Uvalde Texas, we at The Expectations Project want to offer a word on grief. As we hear from our advocates, …

THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT AND EDUCOLOR JOIN HANDS IN FIGHT FOR TRUTH

For Immediate Release | February 15, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org New Campaign Equips Students, Educators, Parents and Community Members with Resources to Fight Back Against White Supremacist “Anti-CRT” Campaigns Washington, D.C. – Today, The Expectations Project, a D.C.-based nonprofit mobilizing people of faith to demand excellent public schools for children who are Black, Brown, …

The Expectations Project Launches the ‘Let a Child Be a Child’ Campaign

For Immediate Release | January 18, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communications(734) 717-9687 | jim@expectations.org ARTISTS AND THEOLOGIANS LEAD FIGHT TO PROTECT KIDS IN SCHOOL New Campaign Draws Attention to Abuse of Students and the Urgent Need forCultural and Legislative Change Washington, DC – Today, The Expectations Project, a D.C.-based nonprofit mobilizing people of faith to …

Why Is the Child Crying?

The most important question in the world is, “Why is the child crying?” Alice Walker In the American school system, Black youth are routinely denied the grace and innocence of childhood. Black children are perceived as older and guiltier than their white counterparts, a perception born out of an amalgamation of dehumanization and racism. This is a dangerous perception that …