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The Advisory Board

We are honored to have the following people serving on the Interwoven Congregations Advisory Board!   As we continue the work of promoting racial healing across the United States, they will provide invaluable guidance to the Interwoven Board and staff.

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Professor Rory Bahadur

Professor at Law, Washburn University School of Law;      author and speaker


Topeka, Kansas

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Rev. Michael    Brooks

Pastor, The Oasis Church, President of Concerned Clergy of Kansas City


Kansas City, Missouri

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Phyllis K. Lerner

Instructor, Johns Hopkins Univ., Fulbright Specialist (Rwanda), member, Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation, Jews United for Justice

Bethesda, Maryland


Rev. Dr. Myron    McCoy

Pastor, First United Methodist Church at          the Chicago Temple;   former president of the Saint Paul School of Theology

Chicago, Illinois

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Dr. Catherine Meeks

Director, Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing;  chaired prior dismantling racism initiative of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta; former professor at Wesleyan College

Atlanta, Georgia

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Steven Shindler

Former CEO, Nextel International; venture capital entrepreneur;    philanthropist

Darien, Connecticut


Rev. Cassandra Wainright

Pastor, Heaven Sent Ministries and member of Concerned Clergy    of Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri


Ambassador Andrew Young

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; former mayor of Atlanta; civil rights leader & author

Atlanta, Georgia

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