Rev. Dr. Carl P. Wallace

The Reverend Dr. Carl P. Wallace is the Minister for Special Projects and Project Team Leader for the Gulf Coast Justice Initiative, Justice and Witness Ministries, United Church of Christ (UCC), in Cleveland, Ohio.  Justice and Witness Ministries embraces God’s transforming mission to do justice, seek peace and build community.  “To speak and act prophetically through public witness, policy advocacy, issues education, leadership training and community mobilization.”

Dr. Wallace recently served as Pastor of Trinity UCC, Cleveland, Ohio a multicultural, multiracial church.  He was instrumental in spearheading the UCC Public Education Task Force initiative to promote public education as a fundamental civil right.  Served as Pastor of the Union Congregational Church in Painesville, Ohio, and was the Executive Officer of Equal Opportunity Affairs for the Cleveland Public Schools.  Dr. Wallace also created and implemented voter education and enrichment programs in the community through his work in the Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Board of Elections.

He received a B.A. degree from Tufts University, a  Master of Divinity degree from Ashland Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.