The Reverend Markel Hutchins is the visionary behind MovementForward, Incorporated, the One Congregation One Precinct (OneCOP) initiative and National Faith & Blue Weekend. A renowned activist, human & civil rights leader, professional speaker, businessman, and social entrepreneur, he has led countless humanitarian causes over the past two decades. Heeding Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s call to “make a career of humanity,” Hutchins has earned a national reputation advocating fairness and equality. Often a “voice for the voiceless,” he has held senior leadership positions in numerous organizations and is among the nation’s leading voices on an array of issues including human and civil rights, national politics, social justice, peace, and other matters of public interest.


Jared Feuer is an experienced senior executive with a professional focus on the social sector — building internal infrastructure, finance, and strategy. Prior to MFI, Jared was Chief Business Officer for Welcoming America. In this position, he oversaw the organization’s strategy and planning, business revenue, and administration. Previously, he served in leadership roles at Amnesty International, American Civil Liberties Union, and New York Civil Liberties Union. Jared holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, a Master of Arts from Georgetown University, and an M.B.A. from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) with a specialization in business operations. He also holds a Master of Technology certification from Georgia Tech.


Gilbert Moore is a Senior Advisor for the United States Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office).

Working Group

National Fraternal Order of Police

Phil Wiggins

International Association of Chief of Police

Breana McKenney

Major Cities Chiefs Association

Megan Noland

National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys


National Narcotics Officers’ Association Coalition

Ron Brooks

National Police Foundation

Chief Dean Esserman

Police Executive Research Forum

Jessica Tolliver

U.S. Department of Justice

Gilbert Moore

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators

John Bernhards

Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association

Chief Don Tijerina

International Brotherhood of Police Officers

Vince Champion

Major County Sheriffs of America

Kim Wagner

National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives

Kym Craven

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives>

Lynda Williams

National Sheriffs’ Association

Jessica Vanderpool

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Linda Mansour

Secure Community Network

Michael Masters

National Faith & Blue Weekend is October 7-10, 2022. Register here.