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George Oliver

2018 Summer Conference Manager

Rev. George E. Oliver joined BPFNA ~ Bautistas por la Paz at the end of 2017. In his role as Summer Conference Manager (serving in this role alongside Elivette Mendez Angulo) George will refine and implement the chosen theme through: the selection of speakers, development of workshops and special events, collaborating on enrichment activities for attendees of all ages, abilities, understandings, and providing language integration from both English and Spanish!

George, is a tireless advocate on the front lines of Criminal Justice Reform, and has recently been leading efforts in Western Massachusetts to restore employment access to the formerly incarcerated. A cradle Baptist, George is ordained in the ABC-USA tradition. He has served in a number of settings planning major conferences and events, like Soledad O'Brien's public roll out of her documentary "Black In America: The Almighty Debt," which debuted at the historic Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem. George served on statewide steering committees for TABCOM and the Massachusetts Conference of the UCC, and has assisted both in mobilizing church members and clergy toward greater engagement on public policy and church intersections. These skills also were deployed in his work in Texas as a Congregational Outreach Specialist for the public policy arm of the Texas Conference of Churches, known as Texas Impact. George is an active member of University Baptist Church in Austin, TX. Contact George at [email protected].

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