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Background Information

Employment History

Co-President
Faith Community Church

Pastor
Faith Community Church

Executive Director
Beloved Community Center

Labor Rights Activist
Word and World school

President
Interfaith Worker Justice

Co-Chairperson
Interfaith Worker Justice

President, Board of Directors
Interfaith Worker Justice

Board Member and Beloved Community Center Executive Director
Greensboro Justice Fund

Chair
Greensboro Justice Fund

President
Greensboro Justice Fund

Vice President
Greensboro Pulpit Forum

Vice Chair
Greensboro Pulpit Forum

Vice President
Pulpit Forum

Executive Director of the Beloved Community Center and Vice President
Pulpit Forum

Affiliations

Founder
Faith Community Church

Founder
Beloved Community Center

Board Member
Word and World school

Board Member
Labor

Co-Founder
Labor

Co-Founder
Southern Faith

Co-Founder
Community Alliance

Education

B.S. degree
political science
A&T

master of divinity

School of Theology

Master of Divinity Degree

School of Theology at Virginia Union University

baccalaureate degree
political science
North Carolina A&T State University

Web References (197 Total References)


At a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Faith ...

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At a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Faith Community Church pastor Nelson Johnson said that the giant monopoly Duke Energy was not entitled to the energy from the sun, which God gave to everyone.


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Co-President: Rev. Nelson Johnson, Pulpit Forum of Greensboro and Faith Community Church

Co-President: Bishop Gabino Zavala, Archdiocese of Los Angeles


Community Profiles | Beloved Community Center of Greensboro

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Nelson Johnson

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Rev. Nelson Johnson
nelsonj@belovedcommunitycenter.org
Rev. Nelson N. Johnson, Pastor and Founder of Faith Community Church in Greensboro, NC, has been active in the movement for social and economic justice since high school in the late 1950's. He served as a local and national student leader including Vice President of the SGA at North Carolina A&T State University, in Greensboro, NC in 1970. As a student leader, he worked closely with the local NAACP on voter registration, redevelopment, housing, education, open public accommodations and worker justice. Both survivors of the November 3, 1979 tragedy, he and his wife, Joyce, helped initiate and continue to be instrumental in the groundbreaking Greensboro Truth and Community Reconciliation Project (GTCRP). He continues to work for social and economic justice in Greensboro as the Executive Director of The Beloved Community Center of Greensboro. In addition, he is Vice-President of the Greensboro Pulpit Forum and Co-Chairperson of the Chicago-based Interfaith Worker Justice.


Our Team | National Equity Atlas

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Rev. Nelson Johnson, Beloved Community Center (Greensboro, NC)


REV. NELSON ...

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REV. NELSON JOHNSON

REV. NELSON JOHNSON - is founder of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, NC and a longtime advocate for poor people. He led the 1979 anti-Klan march in which neo-Nazis and Klan members, with police collusion, murdered 5 protesters on November 3, 1979. He has been a leader in the Greensboro Truth and Community Reconciliation process, designed to seek truth and reconciliation around those events.
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Nelson Johnson

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