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Major win for Youth Jobs

After four years of ENORMOUS organizing efforts by JOIN alum, Dan Gelbtuch, the Youth Jobs Coalition, and the collaboration of alumni Chris Messinger, Anna Lifson, Ilana Lerman, Dylan Lazerow, and others, 19 million dollars of MA state funding are secured for … Read More

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ECCO fights for raising the minimum wage

Led by JOIN alum and Essex County Community Organization Director, Dan Lesser, ECCO had a multi-issue Action assembly on Immigration Reform, Raising the minimum wage and Criminal justice reform in early June 2013. Over 400 people came out on a … Read More

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Jewish Immigration Campaign Underway

Check out excerpt this from Zeek.com, originally posted by Erica Brody, highlighting Jewish advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform and in particular the work of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable which JOIN is supporting through training, coaching, and strategy consultation. “…Despite different … Read More

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Fellowship Alums at Real Food Challenge Win Big

This week, Jewish Organizing Fellowship alumni, David Schwartz and Nina Mukherji recorded a significant victory in their organization’s (Real Food Challenge) on-going campaign to bring sustainable and ethical food purchasing to America’s college campuses. Amidst growing demands from college students … Read More

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On-line Organizing Class in Full Swing

Community organizing is a discipline that has always been rooted in the power of relationships. Now, thanks to the internet, that power of relationships and networks has the potential to go global and JOIN is finding a way to harness … Read More

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