Building People-based Power for Justice
Nehemiah 5:6-7 (NRSV)
"I was very angry when I heard their outcry and these complaints. After thinking it over, I brought charges against the nobles and the officials; I said to them, “You are all taking interest from your own people.” And I called a great assembly to deal with them,..."
Topeka JUMP is a coalition of 19 congregations in Shawnee County, Kansas. The organization was incorporated on May 23, 2012 and achieved its non-profit status on November 4, 2012. Through Topeka JUMP people of faith from all walks of life come together to seek justice for the widow, the orphan, and the poor. JUMP’s mission is to build people-based power to influence local decision-makers to consider policy and funding changes that address systems which may unintentionally perpetuate poverty and injustice.