Tag Archives: Boston

JOIN Alumni Leading the Fight to Protect Youth Jobs

February 21st marked the latest action by the Youth Jobs Coalition. Comprised of 28 youth and community organizations in Massachusetts and co-founded by JOIN for Justice alumnus Dan Gelbtuch, the YJC has been at the forefront of the fight to … Read More

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Alumni Gathering with Organizing Strategist

Gordon Whitman, one of the leading national staff members of the PICO Network, visited our office in Boston this week. He met with members of our alumni community, telling his own story and answering questions about organizing, fundraising, and faith … Read More

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Power, Privilege, and Identities (Matter)!

Why do I organize? Is there something that links my Jewish identity or the larger Jewish community to organizing for justice? How can Jews come together to organize around shared values? Working as a community organizer both within Jewish and … Read More

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Fighting for Laid Off Workers

Jewish Organizing Fellow Phoebe Gardener and her placement organization Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores (Community Worker Center) in New Bedford, MA, made local news last week when they gathered to protest the firing of workers flagged as immigrants. The workers were given … Read More

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Endurance + Authority = Power

In between Passover and the holiday of Shavuot which celebrates the Jewish people’s acceptance of the ten commandments, many Jews observe a seven-week period of counting called the Omer. The idea of counting each day represents spiritual preparation and anticipation … Read More

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