Author Archives: Sarah Resnick

Spirit, History, and Community: Reflections on the JOIN Fellowship

This blog post is written by Jewish Organizing Fellow Danny Blinderman.   In 1963 Joachim Prinz, a Rabbi and President of the American Jewish Congress, addressed the March on Washington. He spoke, in his words, both as an American and … Read More

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JOIN for Justice is changing and we need your help

This post is by JOIN for Justice Executive Director Karla Van Praag. JOIN for Justice is changing, and we need your help. We are starting to focus more significant resources on how to adapt our Jewish Organizing Fellowship to better … Read More

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Fighting for Environmental Justice in Massachusetts

Kate Rafey (Jewish Organizing Fellow ‘12-’13) interviewed Joel Wool (Jewish Organizing Fellow ‘12-’13) and wrote this story. Joel Wool (Jewish Organizing Fellow‘12-’13) may work in the environmental movement to change policies and impact state governance, but he stays for the … Read More

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Finding flint in Flint

This post is by JOIN for Justice Executive Director Karla Van Praag. By now we’ve all heard the horrific story about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the massive government mismanagement, the lead-poisoned children and the systemic environmental injustice of … Read More

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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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