A sampling of #FaithandActionProject tweets at the kickoff event:
There's a highway into poverty, but barely a sidewalk out.
You can't lead people unless you love and you can't save people if you don't serve.
What does our collective and individual conscience say to us tonight? I accept the need for an aggressive cry for justice that's going to make us uncomfortable.
Programs don't turn around lives. It's relationships. And love.
Anti-poverty efforts are like nutrition. You have to hit it with everything you've got.
Equality and equity aren’t the same thing.
Respect for dignity, sanctity and humanity of black life is losing ground by every economic indicator.
Whatever happened to notion of love in the public discourse? That everybody is worthy, just because.
Working poor. I hate that term. If you are working, you ought to not be poor.
The best way to transform lives is spiritual, not just professing reasons why you should change.
What's the difference between impolite behavior & protest? Is this just academic semantics?
The American Revolution was incredibly impolite. The Declaration of Independence is a radical document.
Stable attachments from 18 months old can determine grad rates. Personal connections as babies help determine success.
You don't serve the poor for them. You serve them for God.