Pastor Redeem Robinson is a pastor, activist, former school board member, and community organizer. He is the Founder and Community Pastor of the All Souls Movement based in Los Angeles, CA, an inclusive faith-based movement to create space for spiritual healing and deconstruction as well as taking on social justice issues and doing community outreach.
He has also served in many ministry positions throughout California and Arizona and many other places across the country. Robinson has a major passion for fighting for justice, and equal rights, fighting against poverty, being the voice for the oppressed and standing up to those who wish to oppress others. He has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement in Tucson and Phoenix.
He started the Black Lives Matter Chapter in Tucson in 2015 and was active in 2020 through his former congregation, Ebenezer Church during the George Floyd protest. In 2020, Rev. Robinson served as the Deputy Political Director in Las Vegas for a former presidential candidate and climate activist, Tom Steyer. Robinson’s work on the Steyer campaign helped amplify the most detailed plan regarding reparations for African-Americans during the 2020 Democratic primary.
Rev. Robinson has also worked on many other political campaigns for federal and statewide races and helped organize around immigrant rights, police accountability, voting rights, climate change, LGBTQ+ rights, and the impeachment of Donald Trump with NextGen America’s Need to Impeach campaign. Rev. Robinson has been a major advocate for public education and put his advocacy work into action by being elected as a Governing School Board Member in Arizona where he formally lived. He was instrumental in raising pay for all school staff, making sure students were included in policy and decision-making, funding fine arts, and making sure schools were safe without the use of law enforcement which was proven to lead Black and Latino students in the prison system.
In November of 2022, Rev. Robinson was appointed to be a commissioner on the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors where he brings his ten years of HIV/AIDS ministry experience to the table. Along with Rev. Robinson’s ministry work with All Souls Movement, he is pursuing a certificate in Public Theology at the Berkeley School of Theology.
Rev. Robinson’s main focus is on dealing with Christian nationalism and reparations for African-Americans from a biblical perspective. When there’s downtime, Rev. Robinson enjoys traveling, playing piano, and finding new restaurants to eat at.