Interfaith Matters

“We’re Nowhere Near Done” - Pastor Kaji Douša on the Movement for Black Lives

June 30, 2020

The Movement for Black Lives

A new podcast miniseries asks NYC faith, secular and governmental leaders about their experiences of the movement and its future

The Rev. Kaji Douša, senior pastor of Park Avenue Christian Church

For the first mini-episode in this series, our co-producer Michelle Polton-Simon talks with The Rev. Kaji Douša, who is senior pastor at the Park Avenue Christian Church, a co-chair of the New Sanctuary Coalition, and a long-time activist who is a leader in New York City’s Black Lives Matter movement. Michelle asks Pastor Kaji about her experiences on the frontlines of the movement, and what advice she can offer for sustaining long-time advocacy efforts and avoiding burnout.


Michelle Polton-Simon is audio engineer, editor, and co-producer of Interfaith Matters.


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Intro music for this episode is edited excerpts of “Maximum Relax” by Lee Rosevere, used under CC BY 4.0 / Edited from original.

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