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The Value of Relationships as Power: Supporting Organizers and Building Movements

This post originally appeared on Repair Labs. Relationship-building is one of the most important items in a community organizer’s toolbox. Power, for an organizer, is built not though domination, but through fostering relational trust amongst an ever-growing pool of committed and … Read More

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Why Interfaith Organizing Matters: Social Change Starts with Values

This article originally appeared in The Huffington Post. Sometimes, as an activist, you look upon the world and think you will never be able to see the changes you seek in your own lifetime. It’s easy to despair, to succumb … Read More

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An Invitation to the Table

Witnessing the birth of something new can be confusing. I felt that way as a kid in the Northwest watching the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, not knowing what to makes of the images on TV and I felt the … Read More

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Ready for Leadership

This post originally appeared at Pursue: Action for a Just World Two weeks ago, The JOIN for Justice summit brought together an amazing group of folks on April 29th and 30th at Hebrew Union College in New York to sharpen … Read More

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Honoring Rabbi Jonah Pesner: An Activism Grown Out of Faith

This post originally appeared on RJ.org About 200 Jewish activists, rabbis, and communal leaders gathered in New York City for the Jewish Organizing Institute and Network for Justice’s (JOIN for Justice) recent National Summit. At the summit, JOIN for Justice … Read More

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