The Gamaliel National Network

Our mission is to empower ordinary people to effectively

participate in the political, environmental, social and

economic decisions affecting their lives. 


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Gamaliel training adapts to pandemic, prepares leaders to build power in any circumstances

December 4, 2020

From Sr. Cheryl Liske, National Training Director and  Senior Trainer: On March 12th, when the World Health Organization declared a pandemic and our lives changed…

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Wisconisn IVE work changes the narrative around voting, incarcerated people’s role in democracy

December 3, 2020

Integrated Voter Engagement is designed to change narratives. In the leadup to the 2020 election, Gamaliel affiliates nationwide used IVE to do just that by…

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IVE efforts breathe new life into PIIN, raise organization’s profile among congregations

November 19, 2020

Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) is a strategy to connect organizers to the communities in which they work; it serves to build a relationship with the…

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40 Days of Prayer and Reflection Ends with Time of Post-Election Prayer, Processing – and Planning

November 6, 2020

With election results still undecided, nearly 100 members of the Gamaliel community gathered on November 4 to close out 40 Days of Reflection on Our…

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MOSES (Detroit) President on fight to protect voting rights ahead of Nov. 3 election

October 27, 2020

Dr. Keith Whitney, Co-President of Gamaliel affiliate MOSES (Detroit), is no stranger to attempted voter suppression. As a child in Mississippi, his family was targeted…

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Join the Gamaliel Civil Rights of Immigrants Team for the Día del Padre Action!

June 15, 2020

On Sunday, June 21, millions of people all around the world will celebrate Fathers’ Day—a day that we honor fathers and those who have played…

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National Strategic Priorities

Gamaliel affiliates work on local and state issues that are agreed upon in a democratic process. National issues are chosen through a national issue process established by the Council of Presidents that involves a vote by all Gamaliel member organizations. Currently, Gamaliel’s national issues are:

National Tables

Gamaliel Training

Gamaliel is an Organizing and Training Institute

The Gamaliel Network been established to train leaders and organizers for the increasingly difficult task of building strong, stable and effective institutionally-based power organizations that can transform congregations and communities.

Affiliate Directory

With 44 affiliates in 15 states, Gamaliel works to build strong metropolitan and statewide organizations. National staff provides consulting, training and support to leaders and staff in local organizations.