Archive for March, 2017

Auditing America 50 Years After the Poor People’s Campaign

Friday, March 31st, 2017:

Today, we recognize that in order to challenge the extremist policies that are being proposed at the highest levels of government, which hurt the most vulnerable, we need a Moral Revival Poor People’s Campaign.” Rev. Dr. William Barber Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 31, 2017 Repairers of the Breach, a non-partisan ecumenical organization advancing progressive policies at the state and local level, announced the creation of a task force headed by Rev. Dr. James Forbes, Shailly Gupta Barnes, and Dr. Tim Tyson to conduct “The Souls of Poor Folk: Auditing America 50 Years After the Poor People’s Campaign Challenged Racism, […] Read More →

Reform Movement Urges Congregations to Protect Undocumented Immigrants Facing Deportation with New Resolution

Friday, March 31st, 2017:

For Immediate Release March 31, 2017 Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth202-387-2800 | news@rac.org  WASHINGTON – Reform Jewish Congregations are being urged to protect undocumented immigrants facing deportation. The Union for Reform Judaism’s North American Board of Trustees took this historic step in response to the growing concern about an increase in deportation activity by federal authorities and Congress’s failure to comprehensively address immigration reform. This resolution responds to the urgent need of undocumented immigrants living in fear of deportation. The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) have historically stood with immigrants and refugees, and this resolution […] Read More →

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