Who We Are

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Our Mission

Faith for Justice is a coalition of Christian activists pursuing the biblical call to action in the public sphere.

Our Values

Conformity to a sound biblical theology that influences the rhythms of daily life.

Submission to the biblical principles of speaking truth in humility and love; challenging evil actions no matter the cost; serving and empowering the poor and oppressed

Live and speak a gospel that respects all people, reconciles them to God and each other, challenges systems that oppress, and destroys barriers that divide.



Our Team


Michelle Higgins

Michelle Higgins is a founding member of Faith for Justice. She is an organizer, administrator and worship leader. She serves with Action Saint Louisand the Electoral Justice Project of the Movement for Black Lives. Michelle can also be heard on the podcast Truth's Table. She earned an M.Div at Covenant Theological Seminary and currently works for campaigns centering Black radicalism in prison abolition and building political power. She lives with her family in Saint Louis city, their hometown. Follow Michelle on twitter @AfroRising


Venneikia Williams

Venneikia S. Williams is responsible for coordinating programs and content for Faith for Justice. She is a sociologist whose reading and writing interests lie within the intersections of race, gender, and faith. She has served in several leadership roles in several campus ministries and churches in the state of North Carolina, where she was raised and went to school. She serves as a committee member for Action St. Louis. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Follow Venneikia on Twitter @vsw_


Michael Milton

Michael Milton is lead bail disrupter for The Bail Project, an organization committed to end cash bail policies in hopes of decriminalizing poverty. Mike serves in various capacities across the city of St. Louis, including with Action St. Louis as a committee member and with different WorkDay projects with local churches and organizations. To learn more about Michael, follow him on Facebook.


Our Board of Directors


Dawn Jones


Terrance Hawkins


Ruthie Vincill

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