Rev. John E. Cager III

COVID-19: Religious Leaders Call for Unity and Humanity

An editorial last week in the L.A. Times began: “The coronavirus outbreak may have you feeling scared, frustrated, and powerless.  In stressful times, there’s a tendency to panic and, say, buy up all the pasta and bottled water.   But we’re all in this together, and it’s far better for all involved if we choose to help our fellow human beings rather than rip the last roll of toilet paper from their hands….” We, the members of the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders, could not agree more.   The panic buying and hoarding we are witnessing is of no value –

SCLC’s Celebrates 63rd Anniversary and MLK Founder’s Day Service  

Believers in God and social justice gathered for the 63rd Anniversary and Founder’s Day Celebration sponsored by the Southern California Leadership Conference of Southern California on Jan. 5. The program helped to usher in the multitude of King Legacy Month 2020 activities that SCLC-SC plans to present during January in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who established the organization in 1957. Held at Ward AME Church in Los Angeles, the service attracted youth, adults and worshippers of all ethnicities to honor the past and prepare for the future campaign to establish a more equitable society in