Author Archives: Rebecca Herst
Last night, the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization hosted an “action” with all 4 of the candidates for Massachusetts Governor. JOI staff and Fellows were proud to be counted among the over 1200 people who were there. One of the most … Read More
To start off their Community Organizing Fellowship year, the new Fellows participate in a 5 day long orientation retreat. This year, they took action together and were part of a a voter registration drive with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee … Read More
A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Liz Aeschlimann recently graduated from Carleton College with a degree in Cognitive Science. She has been involved in human rights education and advocacy in rural Thailand and Eastern Kentucky, and spent last summer compiling profiles … Read More
Here are some photos taken at the JOI Siyyum and Graduation a couple weeks ago by Maglen Kaiser. It was an inspiring afternoon full of storytelling and celebration. Thanks to everyone who was able to join us!