Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the Director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Love Mercy Do Justice (LMDJ) initiative of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). He spoke with Andre Henry, Program Director of CSA’s Racial Justice Institute, about our nation’s criminal justice system, systemic racism, and what public safety really looks like. Gilliard urges the church to explore more holistic, restorative alternatives to policing and incarceration, ones that are “more in line with the gospel vision of Shalom than what we continue to see perpetuated in communities of color.”
Gilliard is the author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores, which won the 2018 Book of the Year Award for InterVarsity Press. Listen in on their conversation!