Knox Housing Justice Team Online Workshop

Join the Housing Justice team on Wednesday, June 22nd from 7 pm to 8 pm (on Zoom) to learn about the initiative to rezone religious land in Pasadena for affordable housing. Bert Newton will present an overview of the campaign with the latest details and ways to get involved.  This matter is currently being discussed by the Pasadena City Council.  Advocacy is a key tool to building affordable housing here in Pasadena.   Meeting ID: 847 0095 6872  Passcode: 691855

Bert Newton is a member of Making Housing and Community Happen (MHCH), an organization that advocates for Affordable Housing, and a Ministry Associate at Pasadena Mennonite Church.  He is the founder of the Palm Sunday Peace Parade which was initially started as a protest against the war in Iraq and ran for 16 years (from 2003 to 2018). He also authored the book Subversive Wisdom: Sociopolitical Dimensions of John’s Gospel.  You can listen to his podcast, Bible Study: Parody and Subversion in Matthew’s Gospel here.