Rev. Aundreia Alexander leads the National Council of Churches in its initiative to reverse the rising trend of mass incarceration in the United States. Before her move to the NCC Rev. Alexander served as the National Coordinator for The Office of Immigration and Refugee Services with the American Baptist Home Mission Societies of American Baptist Churches, USA. She led the denominational efforts to advocate for comprehensive humane immigration reform and addressed human rights and religious liberty issues related to the diaspora of the ethnic peoples of Burma.
Rev. Alexander has a history of working with ecumenical, interfaith, government and grassroots entities such as the United Nations, World Council of Churches, Church World Service and others, on a variety of justice issues. She has preached, lectured and facilitated workshops throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Turkey, Mexico, and South Korea.
Advocating for justice and systemic change has always been important to Rev. Alexander and she is serious about being where she feels God is calling her. She believes that God has called her to serve as a prophetic voice that challenges structures and systems that diminishes and dehumanizes others.
Rev. Alexander is also a workshop facilitator and trainer in the areas of Conflict Transformation/Mediation skills and speaks at conferences and churches on spiritual nurturing for those living with cancer. She serves as the minister for Social Justice at the St. Pauls’ Baptist Church in West Chester, PA and the chaplain for the Valley Forge Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is from Missouri where she practiced law with the Missouri Attorney General’s office before moving to the east coast to attend seminary. She has a B.S. in Accountancy and a J.D. both from the University of Missouri in Columbia and a M. Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary.