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United Church Funds names new director of responsible investing
https://ucfunds.org/ucf-names-matthew-illian-as-director-of-responsible-investing/

In emerging role, chaplains are providing spiritual care for activists in movements across the nation
https://religionnews.com/2020/07/23/in-emerging-role-chaplains-are-providing-spiritual-care-for-activists-in-movements-across-the-nation/

‘Old white people’ care about Black lives too, southwest Illinois church group says
https://www.bnd.com/news/local/article244491907.html

North Carolina faith communities endure as the pandemic roars on
https://greensboro.com/life/faith_and_values/the-church-is-in-your-heart-faith-communities-endure-as-the-pandemic-roars-on/article_d1d7bd09-c446-5f25-a685-15742914b02b.html

Wisconsinites participate in nationwide 'Kneel for Nine' protest
https://www.wisn.com/article/wisconsinites-participate-in-nationwide-kneel-for-nine-protest/33423438

Four arrested at NAACP event in North Carolina
https://www.thetimesnews.com/news/20200725/four-arrested-at-naacp-event-saturday-in-alamance-county

Connecticut faith leaders amplify support for police accountability bill
https://ctmirror.org/2020/07/23/ct-faith-leaders-amplify-support-for-police-accountability-bill/

Imagine: a single sleeping mat from 800 plastic bags in Florida
https://www.yoursun.com/northport/news/imagine-a-single-sleeping-mat-from-800-plastic-bags/article_5589b448-caa4-11ea-9dec-cfc9e571773a.html

Oregon church Safe Camp permit goes before county commission
https://www.gazettetimes.com/news/homeless/safe-camp-permit-goes-before-benton-county/article_ea6ff34b-32b1-56d2-984b-8cd39b1e48eb.html

Neighbors sound off on Oregon church Safe Camp
https://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/neighbors-sound-off-against-safe-camp/article_70ec0d15-6071-5ee5-a36f-b9c3f0992e53.html

Camp Unity moves back to Washington community,  adapts to virus
http://www.nwnews.com/index.php/community/18700-camp-unity-moves-back-into-woodinville-adapts-to-virus

Retired Kansas minister recalls friendship with civil rights pioneer Rep. John Lewis
https://www.wibw.com/2020/07/21/retired-topeka-minister-recalls-friendship-with-civil-rights-pioneer-rep-john-lewis/

Artists create racial justice exhibit at North Carolina church
https://wlos.com/news/local/artists-create-racial-justice-exhibit-at-asheville-church

Michigan church welcomes new pastor
https://www.petoskeynews.com/charlevoix/black/new-pastor-at-first-congregational-church-of-charlevoix/article_0d923f50-f59a-563d-b712-5530d4009271.html

Missouri environmental group plants new tree at area lake
https://www.emissourian.com/local_news/environmental-group-plants-new-tree-at-union-lake/article_1bbe2b0a-cb7f-11ea-87f3-a7ba2ace8c38.html

'America is still segregated, and so is pollution'
https://www.eenews.net/stories/1063581173

Illinois protestors respond to car driving through crowd
https://www.wcia.com/news/protestors-respond-to-car-driving-through-crowd/

Out Boulder County to close local office due to economic toll of coronavirus
https://www.timescall.com/2020/07/24/out-boulder-county-to-close-longmont-office-due-to-economic-toll-of-coronavirus/

How Illinois faith communities are operating under Phase 4 reopening
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/opinion/ct-nvs-hilary-decent-column-st-0726-20200726-73krcdo2dravtgeahsv3t35gmu-story.html

Photos: Montana church hosts solidarity candlelight vigil
https://billingsgazette.com/news/local/photos-solidarity-candlelight-vigil/collection_a4e21598-6369-5557-8c71-3343b636914d.html#9

OpEd: Is Sarasota’s commitment to civil citations wavering?
https://www.heraldtribune.com/opinion/20200726/seidman-is-sarasotarsquos-commitment-to-civil-citations-wavering

UCC Pastor: We are challenged to consider others
https://www.thetimesnews.com/opinion/20200720/milton-we-are-challenged-to-consider-others

Ohio church to host community COVID-19 testing event
https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/local-organization-to-host-community-covid-19-testing-event-in-euclid-next-week/95-3462084b-1dd1-4bba-b488-cd63ab0f4dec

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