Events

Faith—Politics—Common Good

January 9-11, 2020: Faith, Politics, and the Common Good - Voter's Summit and Presidential Forum

Held in Des Moines, IA in anticipation of the first primary, the Summit and Forum offers world-class training for Citizens, Faith Leaders, Community Organizers and Activists, and Political Candidates on engaging in civic life, and the Common Good. During the evenings Presidential, Senate, Congressional, and State candidates will share their perspectives on the intersection of faith, politics, and the common good.
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October @ 19th 2:30 pm: The Dominican Sisters

On Oct. 19th, the The Dominican Sisters of Houston and the Center for the Healing of Racism will be host a conversation concerning America’s Unholy Ghosts with a book signing to follow.
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October @ 9th 2:30 pm: The Congregation for Reformed Judaism

On Oct. 9th, The Congregation for Reformed Judaism will be hosting their Yom Kippur services followed by a conversation about race, Houston, the work of addressing racial inequalities and building a city of intimacy and interconnections…
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October @ 7th & 8th: JusticeCon 2019—With Angela Davis

Oct. 7th-9th, Philander College will JusticeCon 2019 in Little Rock, AR! I will be a breakout speaker. The key note address will come from none other than Angela Davis. Below is a link for tickets!
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September 21st @ 1:30-3:30 pm: University of St. Thomas

On Sept. 21st, the University of St. Thomas will be hosting an all day symposium on the Church and race entitled “Open Wide Our Hearts.” I will be interviewed by Larry Payne followed by a breakout lecture. A book signing will occur both before and after the interview and lecture… Click below to see the agenda for the day.
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September 20th @ 7:00 pm: Justice Matters—Building Unity in the Community in 2020

On Friday evening, September 20th, join us for Justice Matters: Building Unity in the Community in 2020. Imam Abdulghali of the Al Rasul Mosque and I will keynote a discussion on preparing for the 2020 elections. Click below for the flyer!
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September 13th @ 2:30 pm: No Need Among You Conference

On Sept. 12th, The Texas Christian Community Development Network will host their annual “No Need Among You” conference. DZ Cofield and I will discuss the book as well as the challenges that face us as we seek to navigate our nation’s crisis at the intersection of race, religion and politics.
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June 12th @ 7:00 pm: Brazos Book Store

On May 28th @ 7:00 pm, join The Houston Coalition Against Hate, Project Curate, and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for a conversation on America’s Unholy Ghosts moderated by Marjorie Joseph
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May 28th @ 7:00 pm: Philosophically Drinking

On May 28th @ 7:00 pm, Joel will be presenting at Rudyard’s British Pub for Philosophically Drinking. The title of the talk is America’s Unholy Ghosts & The Trickle Down of Racist Ideas
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May 19th @ 9:30 am: St. Phillip Presbyterian Church

On May 19th 2 9:30 am, St. Phillip Presbyterian Church will host Joel for a conversation and book signing.
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May 5th @ 2:30 pm Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism

On May 5th @ 2:30 pm, Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism, will host Joel for a conversation and book signing
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May 4th @ 5:00 pm: Freed Indeed Ministries

On May 4th @ 5:00 pm, Free Indeed Ministries will host Joel Edward Goza for a conversation and book signing.
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April 4th @ 7:00 PM: Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church

On the anniversary of MLK’s assignation, DZ Cofield & Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church will host a conversation on America’s Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of Our Faith and Politics to discuss the roots of America’s racial crisis and the work of continuing Dr. King’s struggle for the Beloved Community. Video begins at minute 19.
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February 21st @ 5:00 pm: Houston Public Library — Do the Right Thing

For Black History Month, the Houston Public Library is hosting viewings of Spike Lee’s work. Joel Edward Goza will be participating in a panel conversation following Do the Right Thing
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