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PNBC Social Justice Commission

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Social Justice Commission is to affirm and actualize the founding vision of the Convention to be a radical community of Baptists committed to advancing human and civil rights in the United States and abroad through policy advocacy, congregational mobilization, community education, and direct action. The commission’s issue priorities include, but are not limited to:

Racial Justice
Public Education Equity
Ecological Justice
Economic Reparation
Criminal Justice Reform

Declarations and Announcements

PNBC Resolutions 2021

Progressive National Baptist Convention resolutions for it’s virtual 60th Anniversary Session, August 1-5, 2021.

National Call for Moral Revival Rally and March to the Capitol

On Monday, August 2nd at 11am EST, PNBC Pastors joined Social Justice Co Chair, Rev. Dr. Freddy Haynes and stood alongside Bishop William Barber and the Poor People’s Campaign in a stand against voter suppression.

National Call for Moral Revival Rally and March to the Capitol

Monday, August 2nd at 11am EST, PNBC churches will gather stand in solidarity with our Social Justice Co Chair, Rev. Dr. Freddy Haynes (Monday & Tuesday) as we stand against voter suppression and advocate for the passing of the John Lewis Voting Rights and For the People Act!

Solidarity With The Asian Community

Rev. Gilbert and The Center for Racial Equity and Justice stand in solidarity with the Asian community as they grieve and cope with the racist culture of America.

The Fierce Urgency of Now — GEORGIA VOTE

Greetings my dear Brothers and Sisters of Progressive, I write to you as your President, brother, friend and co laborer in the fight for justice and equality.

The Progressive National Baptist Convention’s Call to Vote the Entire Ballot for the November 3, 2020 Election

The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. calls on all of its members to join its movement to get out the vote by registering, organizing get out the vote campaigns and encouraging all Americans to vote the entire ballot for the November 3, 2020 election.

PNBC Social Justice Commission: The D.C. Declaration Statement

Once again, the body of Christ has been called upon by God to witness to the creative power of love, Justice, mercy and righteousness over the cruel and infernal powers of darkness that has usurped God’s creation and bent it to the will of political corruption, cruelty, avarice and greed.

PNBC Social Justice Commission: The Birmingham Declaration

In various and sundry times throughout its history the Christian Church has been called upon by exigent circumstances in its native context to respond spiritually to social, cultural, economic and political crises.

PNBC Social Justice Commission: The New York Declaration

We come to this historical moment deeply disturbed by the overwhelming confluence of troubling dynamics that have converged in a potentially devastating tide of spiritual, political and cultural chaos.

PNBC Social Justice Commission Remembers Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis

PNBC Social Justice Commission Remembers Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Rev. John Robert Lewis

The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Celebrates the life and witness of one of our Convention’s beloved soldiers, Congressman, The Rev. John Robert Lewis, a National treasure and legendary Civil and Human Rights Icon.

The D.C. Declaration Statement: America is in Crisis

We invite you to read our declarations and join us as we confront and resist the evils of The Lie of white supremacy, Mass Incarceration, Cultural exploitation, Theft of land and labor and Misogyny.

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