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FIELD ORGANIZING SUPPORT CONSULTANT
The Rev. Jason Carson Wilson, M. Div., is beginning a journey with the Fellowship of Reconciliation as a field organizing consultant. Wilson, a Black gay ordained United Church of Christ minister, is a FOR member. He’s also the founding executive director of the Bayard Rustin Liberation Initiative (BRLI), a FOR fiscally-sponsored organization. Wilson also serves as a FOR Holding Company Board member.
Wilson is Chicago-based Community Renewal Society (CRS)’s inaugural Bayard Rustin Fellow, leading its LGBTQIA+ advocacy work. He served as Minister of Social Justice Education & Advocacy at University Church in Chicago from Nov. 2018 until joining CRS in September 2020.
Wilson served as Justice & Peace Policy in the United Church of Christ’s Washington, D.C. office from June 2016 to June 2018. He founded BRLI in April 2018. Making Black and queer liberation a reality is BRLI’s mission. The three-year-old organization has stood with coalition partners to advocate for the Equality Act and Every Child Deserves A Family Act.
Wilson is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Howard University School of Divinity. He earned a Master of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary. Wilson brings 20 years of communications experience gained as a journalist. The Champaign, Illinois native earned a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999.
In his new role at FOR-USA, which began in August 2021, Rev. Jason Carson Wilson is conducting listening sessions with leaders of FOR chapters and allied local and national groups. His work will support FOR’s strategic development to build capacity at the grassroots and strengthen social change work for justice and peace movements.
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Fellowship of Reconciliation USA (FOR-USA) is the largest interfaith peace fellowship leading the charge on today’s most pressing human and civil rights issues through advocacy, activism, and educational programs.