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Lisa Sharon Harper, Cofounder and Executive Director, New York Faith & Justice
November 2009 at 2:15 pm EST
Lisa Sharon Harper is the co-founder and executive director of NY Faith & Justice, a movement of churches, organizations and individuals dedicated to following Christ, addressing issues of violence and environmental injustice, and ending poverty in New York through spiritual formation, education, and direct advocacy. Ms. Harper is a featured op-ed writer for the prolific blog, God’s Politics, and the author of Evangelical Does Not Equal Republican … Or Democrat. She also has a background in playwriting and youth work and has worked extensively with university students and campus religious advisors in the area of ethnic reconciliation.