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Justice at JOIN – Fellows Negotiate New Stipend Minimum

From Jennie Msall Current Organizing Fellow and Youth/Family Organizer at St Stephen’s Episcopal Parish Youth Programs Beginning this fall, partner organizations are being asked to hire JOIN Fellows at a salary range of $28,000-$35,000, and to provide health benefits commensurate … Read More

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Fellowship Alum’s Org Wins Support for Immigration Reform

Dan Lesser (Jewish Organizing Fellowship c/o 2009), the Executive Director of ECCO (Essex County Community Organization) was part of winning a big victory for immigration reform on April 20th when Congressman John Tierney pledged his commitment to a path to citizenship … Read More

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Alumna Makes the News Organizing for Change in Philly

Alumnae Cecily Harwitt, Liz Manlin and Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann have been hard at work organizing congregants in Philadelphia to stand up and demand a living wage for workers at Philadelphia International Airport and a more democratic and transparent school system … Read More

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Building Jewish Power in Philadelphia

Two months ago, a story was posted on this website about alumna Cecily Harwitt working through POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower and Rebuild) to build Jewish power in the Philadelphia area and bring more synagogues into the larger broad-based … 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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