VAC May 14 Luncheon 12 noon – 1:30 pm
The Impact of Abortion in Black America Today
Speaker: Rev. Walter Hoye II
Walter is the subject of a new book published by Ignatius Press about his arrest in Oakland and the violation of his God Given rights. He was recently a guest on the Eric Metaxas show.
“I can’t quit, my people are dying. Ending abortion is a matter of survival now. Our future depends on meeting the needs of women and children.” – Walter B. Hoye II
“Walter embodies the Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy, standing up for the least of these, the vulnerable mothers and their babies.” – Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The website http://
blackandprolifeinamerica.faith will let folks who make AmazonSmile purchases donate 0.5% to the Issues4Life Foundation with every purchase.
Walter B. Hoye II is Founder and President of the Issues4Life Foundation & the California Civil Rights Foundation, he’s also Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, an Executive Member of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition, a Board Member of The Morning Center, which was founded to provide free full-service maternity care for women in urban and under-served areas, a published author of the book Leadership from the IN|SIDE Out and serves as a leadership consultant.
In 1984, God used the premature birth (six months, 2.1 pounds) of his son to teach him that the fetus is a person, a living, breathing human being.
As a young man Walter played football at Michigan State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Sociology in 1980.
In1982 Walter was licensed to preach the gospel by the Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego, California, which at the time was under the leadership of Pastor Dr. S.M. Lockridge. Encouraged my his “Father in the Gospel”, Dr. S.M. Lockridge, Walter graduated from the United States International University, now Alliant International University, with a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1983.
In 1989 Walter was ordained a Baptist preacher by the late Pastor Dr. S.M. Lockridge, then Pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church.
From 1984 to 1987 Walter served as Minister of Christian Education at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oceanside, California under the leadership of the late T. W. Davis.
From 1987 to 1991 Walter served as Assistant to the Pastor and Director of the Youth Department at the Greater Faith Baptist Church in Stockton, California under the leadership of Joseph L. Slade.
From 1991 to 2010, Walter served as the Executive Elder of the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Berkeley under the leadership of Dr. Earl C. Stuckey, Sr. in Berkeley, California.
In May of 2010, Walter resigned to work full-time in the Pro-Life movement.