Scholarship applications available for the SBC21 National Prison Summit on Mass Incarceration

Do you live near Nashville, Tennessee? Do you have a passion for social justice and a heart for people experiencing incarceration? Join us!

Who? Any United Methodist Women member

What? Participate in the three-day National Prison Summit led by Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century (SBC21) and join daily supplemental breakout sessions with other United Methodist Women members to empower ourselves for action.

Why? Partner with other United Methodists to learn how you and your church can help address the crisis of mass incarceration, the criminalization of communities of color and the school-to-prison pipeline.

Where? Nashville, Tennessee

When? The conference is October 25–27, 2018. Scholarship applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with priority given to applicants who apply by September 1.

How much? United Methodist Women will be providing conference scholarships to a cohort of 10 participants. Note: The scholarship covers only the registration fee; it does not include travel or lodging. Applicants from outside the Nashville, Tennessee, area are welcome but will need to find other sources to cover their travel and lodging.

How do I apply? Apply online here! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to applications submitted by September 1. Email any questions to Executive for Racial Justice Emily Jones at

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