The United States’ criminal justice system faces significant challenges. Over the past twenty-five years, the U.S. prison and jail population reached an all-time high and the number of people on probation and parole doubled. In 2009, nearly seven mi... read more
They are the first national association of evangelical congregations to take a position in favour of death penalty repeal. Many Catholic groups support them. In a unanimous vote on Friday March 27, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) urged i... read more
BALTIMORE – Faith leaders gathered Wednesday to call for peace following Monday night’s riots. Pastor Delman Coates, senior pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton and president of the Black Church Center for Justice and Equality, led th... read more
Like millions of families across America, I have seen the effects of both crime and the criminal justice system up close. My father served time in the juvenile detention system. He was addicted to heroin as a young man, came from a highly dysfunctional fa... read more
By now many people have read Time magazine’s, “Latino Reformation,” a cover story on the growth of Latino Evangelicals in America. Elizabeth Dias chronicles the growth of Hispanic Evangelicals including both store-front congregations to ... read more
Last November, on the day President Obama announced his plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, Rev. Gabriel Salguero had a seat on Air Force One. The president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, which represents 3,000 churches ... read more
Mateo 25 is our Anti-Poverty Campaign. An estimated 1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty, on less than $1.25 per day.
We have committed to make humane immigration reform a public policy priority among the close to 8 million U.S. Hispanic evangelicals.
For years, NaLEC has proclaimed the importance of educational equity among all children.
First, an evangelical Protestant’s perspective. The Rev. Gabriel Salguero, a pastor of The Lamb’s Church in New York City and president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, tells NPR’s Robert Siegel how faith in the afterlife in... read more