Faithful Resistance: FIAA Founding Convention
Purpose of Faith in Action Alabama’s Founding Convention:
1. Bear witness to the effect of systemic racism in Alabama and throughout the nation.
– create space to honor anger, sadness, and contrition stemming from systemic racism through preaching, testimony, and worship.
– Name how the dominant narrative legitimizes systemic racism and, through a faith critique, dismantle the dominant narrative
– Explain how systemic racism manifests itself in Alabama
2. Share the vision of Faith in Action Alabama anchored in our prophetic imagination
3. Layout next steps in dismantling systemic racism in the short, intermediate, and long-term.