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Celebrating 15 Years of Soulforce: ‘Like Giant Twinkies on a Mission’: Remembering the 2007 Equality Ride

EqualityRide 07 candlelight The 15 for 15 campaign continues, celebrating 15 years of Soulforce activism. So far we have raised more than $8000 toward our goal of $15,000 by the end of Pride Month! Please donate here: http://soulforce.com/donate. 2006-2007 were banner years for Soulforce. The first Equality Ride was followed by the 1000 Watt March, Vigil, and Concert at Focus on the Family in July, 2006. The fall saw the Right to Serve campaign, which challenged the military’s Read More

Equality Ride and Beyond

Today I was thinking about the profound affect Soulforce has had on my life.  What if the Equality Ride hadn’t come to Calvin College in 2007?  The impact of the 33 Riders who came to my school is so much bigger then this article I found in the Chimes would lead anyone to believe.  In some ways, I think I’m an incredibly different person because of this. I found my voice.  I started speaking up Read More