HARTFORD (01/15/2016) -- The Rev. Sandhya Rani Jha, Director of the Oakland (California) Peace Center, author of Pre-Post-Racial-America, joined Conference Minister the Rev. Kent Siladi and Associate Conference Minister the Rev. Da Vita McCallister in a live streamed conversation today. "The church needs the courage and boldness that activists can offer," she said, "while activists need their spiritual lives filled."