Our Mission

Faith & Works is a non-partisan, social justice organization. We are committed to transformative outreach that enhances the quality of life for the underserved and underrepresented and alters the political landscape. Through direct action we strive to build sustainable power and restore hope into disenfranchised communities.

Our Beliefs

Our work is rooted in six pillars

Our Work

Faith & Works Civic Engagement

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  • Voter rights education
  • Voter protection workshops
  • Voter registration & restoration clinics
  • GOTV and voter mobilization
  • Issue-based campaigns

Electoral Justice Project

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We build and advocate for state policy to address the needs of disenfranchised communities and build black political power. We strive to create sustainable and structural change, and work to rebuild the lost connection between social justice and the Church.

In Defense of Black Llives

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In Defense of Black Lives Birmingham is a coalition of local, progressive, black-led organizations mobilizing to dismantle institutional anti-Blackness against all Black lives, specifically in our local criminal justice and political systems.

In Defense Bail Fund

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In Defense Bail Fund is committed to the harm reduction of freeing black women serving pre-trial sentences, abolishing pre-trial detention and supervision in the long-term, and providing bail for people who cannot afford to pay.

Our Founder

Cara McClure

Cara McClure is the Founder of Faith & Works.

She has served as Alabama’s state coordinator for Black Voters Matter where she facilitated programs and strategic coalitions to increase voter engagement.

For many years, Cara has been working to expand poll access, gain early voting, resist voter ID laws, and restore voting rights to individuals.

Under an intersectional lens, she promotes policies that address race, gender, economic status, and other aspects of equity. Her work motivates residents of Alabama to collaborate and organize for growth and change.

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Birmingham, Al
Email: info@faithandworkscollective.com

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