“Claiming the Beloved Community”

Peter Corless, founder of GlobalCommit.org, attended a meeting in San Jose entitled “Claiming the Beloved Community: Black and Brown Lives Matter” at the Bible Way Christian Center, Friday, 20 February 2015. His views were published on his personal blog.laurie-smith

The meeting was created by Silicon Valley church leaders and the local San Jose NAACP, and was attended by faith, community and youth leaders, as well as members of law enforcement and elected officials, including San Jose Mayor Sam Licardo, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese, and Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith.