Author Archives: Jonathon Leiner

“Time’s Up Wendy’s March”: Action for Coalition of Immokalee Workers

by Hannah Silverfine I hate sitting still. And spending 12 hours on a bus in one day is not fun for anyone. But that was far from my mind when I signed up for the Northeast bus to New York … Read More

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Training with the North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations

Exciting happenings in North Carolina with our Clergy Fellows! On February 10, Ivan Parra, the organizer of our North Carolina partner organization North Carolina IAF, conducted an immigrant organizing training at current Clergy Fellow Rabbi Larry Bach’s synagogue, Judea Reform … Read More

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In Conversation with Emily Bloch

Emily Bloch, JOIN alum ’14-15 Hello Emily! Can you tell us about what you’re working on right now? Yes, I work for an immigrant rights movement called Movimiento Cosecha, which means Harvest Movement in Spanish. We’re an immigrant rights movement … Read More

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In Conversation with Dan Gelbtuch

Hello Dan! Tell us about what you’re up to these days. Absolutely! So I left my job of ten years, which was actually my JOIN placement, at Dorchester Bay Youth Force, doing youth organizing work. I left back in the … Read More

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In Conversation with Emilia Diamant

Hello Emilia! Tell us about your recent work. I am the Executive Director of Jeremiah Program Boston, which is the Boston branch of the national organization called Jeremiah. We work with low-income single moms and their kids, to help families … Read More

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