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Winning Change at Ramsay Park

We are excited to share a major organizing victory that Jewish Organizing Fellowship Alum Sarah O‘Connor (’14-15) won with her teen organizers at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs in Boston’s South End. Last spring, St. Stephen’s teen organizers decided that their … Read More

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Transforming Synagogue Culture in Baltimore: An Interview with Leaders at Oheb Shalom

In the 2010 Greater Baltimore Jewish Community Study, 46% of the Baltimore Jewish community reported that they felt Jewish organizations were “remote” or “not relevant.”  In response to this survey, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore chartered a diverse … Read More

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Fighting for 15

This beautiful d’var torah was written by Salem Pearce, a rabbinical student at Hebrew College and a participant in our online course Don’t Kvetch Organize!  It originally appeared on Salem’s blog No Power In The ‘Verse. On Tuesday afternoon, I skipped my … Read More

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Local Fish, University Dining Halls, and the Power of the JOIN Network

“When I started my JOIN placement at the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance a year ago, I thought I’d be on my own up in Gloucester organizing fishermen, not in the middle of a web of JOINiks,” says recent JOIN alumna … Read More

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I Am Jewish and Black Lives Matter

Rabbi Stephanie Kolin, co-founder of the Seminary Leadership Project and JOIN for Justice Board member, published this powerful call to action in the Huffington Post last week. Read the full post here.   On a recent cross-country drive, I stood … Read More

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