Tag Archives: Justice

The BackStory: Allegra Stout’s Organizing Journey

Welcome to The BackStory, a peek into JOIN’s Jewish Organizer Network. The BackStory introduces members of the passionate and creative network of people who are using JOIN’s community organizing tools to make social change and work for justice. Let’s get … Read More

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Congrats to BCIL and ECCO!

Congratulations to Allegra Stout (current organizing fellow at the Boston Center for Independent Living) and to Dan Lesser (Fellowship Alumnus 2009 and Executive Director of ECCO, Essex County Community Organization) for their contributions to organizations recognized as being on the … Read More

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March for Homeless Families

Recently, Massachusetts’ Department of Housing and Community Development made changes to regulations requiring that anyone applying for emergency housing , including families with children, must have spent at least one night in a place not meant for human habitation in … Read More

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Questions

Rabbi David Jaffe is the Mashgiach Ruchani/Spiritual Advisor at Gann Academy in Waltham and the Dean of the Kirva Institute.  He teaches in the JOIN for Justice Organizing Fellowship and is working on a book about the inner life and … Read More

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JOI Session | Dec. 18, 2009

In this session, we continued exploring the meaning and evolution of justice in the Jewish tradition. Rabbi Stephanie Kolin led us in a stimulating discussion, beginning by asking us to reflect on lessons derived from our last session together: What … Read More

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