On this episode, Melissa talks with the Rev. Susan Suarez Webster about building bridges between our churches and the community. Susan is the assistant pastor for community outreach at Central United Methodist Church in East Charlotte and the recipient of the 2020 Sydnor Thompson, Jr. Community Leader Award from Mecklenburg Ministries. MeckMin describes this award as honoring local leaders committed to building bridges of understanding, compassion and justice. She will be honored at a May 27 fundraising breakfast that will be held virtually for the first time. Learn more here: https://www.meckmin.org/awards-breakfast.
Learn more about Central United Methodist Church at https://cumccharlotte.com and their multicultural dual-language preschool at https://childrenoftheworldlearningcenter.org.
Resources for Immigration Advocacy:
NC Council of Churches - https://www.ncchurches.org/programs/immigrant-rights
Faith in Public Life - https://www.faithinpubliclife.org
Latin American Coalition - https://latinamericancoalition.org
Migrant Assistance Project – https://www.facebook.com/groups/MigrantAssistanceProjectInCharlotteNC
The NC Latino Congress - https://www.nclatinocongress.org
National TPS Alliance - https://www.nationaltpsalliance.org