Every year, the Pledge Group hosts Shrink the Divide, a citywide gathering that unifies leaders committed to racial reconciliation across the city. Renowned speakers as well as local church, government and business leaders challenge hundreds of attendees to actively fight racism in their daily lives.


Guest Speakers: Russell Moore, ERLC president and John Perkins, civil rights leader

July 24, 2018 | Mobile Civic Center


Guest Speaker: John Rucyahana, Rwandan bishop and racial reconciliation leader

April 30, 2019 | Cottage Hill Baptist Church



Guest Speakers: Anthony Thompson, Marshall Blalock and Chris Singleton of Charleston, SC. Each speaker shares his experience and insight in the wake of the racially motivated shooting at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church on June 17, 2015. 

Recording of the event available below. Worship begins at 30:00. Event begins at 1:02:00. Speakers begin at 1:25:40.

The Pledge Group

PO Box 9214

Mobile, AL 36691 

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