GET MAD. ☕
GET MAD as in crazy because you've had a little too much [good] coffee.
GET MAD as in righteously indignant about the injustice in our world.
GET MAD PRIEST COFFEE.
Why Get Mad?
Welcome to 2022, where the world is polarized and disconnected. But we have the power and resources at our fingertips to make a change. For those who are tired of feeling hopeless or cynical, let’s Get Mad and learn about the injustices in our world so that we can make a difference.
What is the Get Mad Crusade?
The #GetMad Crusade is a six month educational conversation hosted by Mad Priest Coffee Roasters. Each month we will focus on a current topic to Get Mad about surrounding injustice in our world. Our goal is to cultivate curiosity and understanding by exploring these difficult, nuanced issues with experts in each field. Journey with us as we learn to walk in empathy, pursue justice, and play a small part in creating a better, more curious world.
About Mad Priest Coffee Roasters…
To curious people who are sick of the bland, corporate, heretical coffee experience, Mad Priest Coffee Roasters is the unconventional, creative, sacred coffee choice. While we may be irreverent, we always take our coffee and our mission seriously. That’s because we are mad about injustice, especially societal inequality...and bad coffee.
Mad Priest was started in 2015 as a small-batch specialty coffee roasting company + social enterprise, and has won numerous awards in the coffee industry, including Food & Wine’s “Best Coffee in Every State”, 2 Golden Bean medals, and a Good Food Award. Learn more about our story here.
Get mad about injustice, like societal inequality…and bad coffee. Get Mad Priest Coffee.
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Get Mad Partners
OUR #GETMAD CRUSADE FOR 2022 IS ABOUT EDUCATION BUT IT’S ALSO ABOUT MAKING A TANGIBLE IMPACT. SO 10% OF ALL SALES FROM #GETMAD COFFEES AND MERCH GO TO OUR PARTNERS WHO ARE DOING THE REAL, HARD WORK TO TRULY MAKE CHANGE AMIDST INCREDIBLE INJUSTICE. WE ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT THESE AMAZING ORGANIZATION ON THE GROUND!
FIGHTING COFFEE INEQUALITY - COFFEE COALITION FOR EQUITY (CCRE)
CCRE IS A COALITION OF INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO BUILDING A RACIALLY DIVERSE AND EQUITABLE INDUSTRY, WHERE EVERYONE’S TALENTS CAN BE RECOGNIZED, DEVELOPED TO THEIR FULLEST POTENTIAL AND REWARDED. WE ALSO BELIEVE IT IS IMPORTANT UNDERSTAND THE ROLE THAT RACE HAS PLAYED IN COFFEE’S HISTORY
THE POSITIONS OF THE BJC (BAPTIST JOINT COMMITTEE FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY) CANNOT BE EASILY CATEGORIZED AS ON THE POLITICAL “RIGHT” OR “LEFT.” THEY ARE ATTORNEYS, CAPITOL HILL INSIDERS, MINISTERS, MOBILIZERS AND SCHOLARS. THEY FILE BRIEFS IN PIVOTAL SUPREME COURT CASES, ADVOCATE FOR AND AGAINST LEGISLATION, TESTIFY IN CONGRESS AND UNITE WITH OTHERS ACROSS FAITHS TO ENSURE THAT EVERY AMERICAN HAS, AND WILL ALWAYS HAVE, THE RIGHT TO FOLLOW HIS OR HER SPIRITUAL BELIEFS.
FIGHTING THE REFUGEE CRISIS - EMM
TO DATE, EPISCOPAL MIGRATION MINISTRIES (EMM) HAS HELPED MORE THAN 100,000 REFUGEES RESETTLE AND THRIVE IN THE US. EPISCOPAL MIGRATION MINISTRIES WORKS LOCALLY THROUGH A NETWORK OF AFFILIATE PARTNERS. EACH OF THESE PARTNER AGENCIES OFFERS SUPPORT SERVICES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWLY ARRIVED REFUGEES INCLUDING WELCOMING FAMILIES WHEN THEY FIRST ARRIVE, PROVIDING INITIAL HOUSING, ESL CLASSES, MEDICAL RESOURCES, JOB ASSISTANCE, YOUTH PROGRAMS, AND MORE.
FIGHTING THE DRUG WAR - MAPS
THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHEDELIC STUDIES (MAPS) PURSUES THE IMPORTANT AND CHALLENGING WORK OF PSYCHEDELIC RESEARCH, DRUG POLICY REFORM, PUBLIC EDUCATION, HEALTH EQUITY, AND HARM REDUCTION INITIATIVES.
FIGHTING INCARCERATION - ILLINOIS PRISON PROJECT (IPP)
THE IPP FIGHTS AGAINST REGRESSIVE POLICIES, RACIST PRACTICES, AND A SYSTEM THAT TREATS PEOPLE AS DISPOSABLE.