Sala Nolan Gonzales

Sala Nolan Gonzales

Rev. Sala W.J. Nolan Gonzales, Minister for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Justice and Witness Ministries, United Church of Christ.

Rev. Nolan’s portfolio addresses human rights and criminal justice issues, including political imprisonment, the death penalty, youth incarceration, reentry from prison to community, and patterns of systemic injustice.  She works with indigenous populations on sovereignty and land rights issues, and the right to practice traditional religions while incarcerated.    She has worked on initiatives in South Africa, Palestine, the Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, and with indigenous people in the South Pacific and the continental United States. The desk is highly responsive to emerging situations, such as police and school shootings, political detention, and community unrest. 

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