Leroy Barber has dedicated 30 years to eradicating poverty, confronting homelessness, restoring local neighborhoods, healing racism, and living what Dr. King called “the beloved community.”
Leroy is the Co-Founder of the Voices Project and Adjunct professor at Kilns College and Multnomah University. Rev. Barber is on the boards of, The Simple Way, Missio Alliance, The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), and the Former Board Chair of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA).
He is the author of four books:
- New Neighbor: An Invitation to Join Beloved Community (2008, Mission Year)
- Everyday Missions: How Ordinary People Can Change the World (2012, Intervarsity Press)
- Red, Brown, Yellow, Black and White: Who’s More Precious In His Sight? (with Velma Maia Thomas, 2014, Faith Words/Hachette Book Group)
- Embrace: God’s Radical Shalom For A Divided World (2016, Intervarsity Press)