About The People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights, Inc.

The People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights, Inc. is an advocacy organization committed to the spiritual, social, political, and economic liberation for all people through nonviolent action.

  • We train advocates to build power through grassroots organizing and nonviolent direct action.

  • We organize issue based campaigns to push for progressive policies.

  • We encourage civic participation through voter education, voter registration, and voter mobilization.

  • We empower communities through education, leadership training, and economic development.

About our Leadership


The Reverend Cassius L. Rudolph currently serves as the Executive Director of the People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights Inc. Before this appointment he served as the National Field Director of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and Special Assistant to the Reverend Dr. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. He is also a lecturer at Tougaloo College within the division of humanities. A national leader on the theological scholarship of Black Liberation Theology, Rudolph delivers sermons, lectures, and workshops throughout the United States. He is often a keynote speaker at institutions of higher education, conferences, conventions, symposia, and retreats.  

His lecturing and research interest are located at the intersection of preaching, worship, social justice, liberation theology, church and society. Rudolph was ordained by the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. He is a member of numerous of civic organizations. To include, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., 100 Black Men of America, United Negro College Fund National Alumni Council, and the Association of Black Seminarians, which he founded. He has also been featured as a guest contributor on such programs as Up Front with Jesse Jackson, the Rainbow PUSH Saturday Morning Forum, the International Sunday School Broadcast, and the Another Perspective radio show with Dr. Leon Finney.

Prior to his arrival at Rainbow/ PUSH, Rudolph served as Executive Pastor, Heard AME Church, Roselle, NJ, Associate Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY and Chapel Minister, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.  He received his B.A. in liberal studies with a concentration in philosophy and religion from Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS, his M.A. in Practical Theology with a concentration in church and society from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, and is currently pursing a Doctorate degree in Transformational Leadership at Boston University, School of Theology, Boston, MA.  


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