Gamaliel Network is thrilled to announce the Rev. David Bigsby Religious Leaders’ Development Fund, which has been established to honor Bigsby as he approaches retirement and acknowledge his commitment to developing effective religious leaders. For more than three decades, Gamaliel has successfully trained men and women to build deep relationships with their wider communities. Hundreds…

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Join the Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action Campaign on Friday, February 19, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT) for a briefing on a critical part of H.R. 1, We the People Act, which was introduced recently in the U.S. House of Representatives.  As you know from the Transformational Justice Platform we recently released, one of our priorities…

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Join tour guides Rev. John Welch, Catoya Roberts, and Gary Enrique Bradley-Lopez on a virtual journey through Gamaliel. We’ll stop in each state where we operate, hear powerful stories from our leaders and organizers, enjoy musical and spoken word performances, and showcase Gamaliel’s national initiatives. Registration is now open — come fly with us! Click…

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In this time of pandemic, the fragility of our democracy, the predatory nature of our economy, and the precarious condition of our communities—especially low income communities and communities of color—are being laid bare. The coronavirus is infecting and killing black people in the United States at disproportionately high rates, according to data released by several…

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The following is Gamaliel’s Transformational Justice in Action Campaign’s 2021 Platform, which was released publicly during the Transformational Justice in Action meeting on January 22. This is a living document that was last updated on January 23, 2021. Download the platform document here: Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action Platform 2021 As people of faith and…

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The following is a statement issued on Thursday, January 21, 2021. You can download our press release here: Gamaliel Statement on Zoom Bombing Attack   During a scheduled press conference by our Civil Rights of Immigrants campaign on January 21, 2021, the Gamaliel Network was the target of a Zoom bombing attack. We believe this…

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The following is a statement issued by the Gamaliel Network and Congregations United to Serve Humanity (CUSH), our affiliate in Kenosha, Wisconsin. You can download the statement here: Gamaliel Statement on the Exoneration of Rusten Shesky The members of the Gamaliel Network stand with our brothers and sisters in Kenosha, Wisconsin.    Once again, a…

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This is a joint statement from Rev. John Welch, Rev. David Bigsby, and Gamaliel Executive Director Ana Garcia-Ashley on the treasonous protests and unlawful breach of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 20201. Download the press release here: Gamaliel Statement on the Treasonous Protests in Washington, D.C. Gamaliel Statement on the Treasonous Protests in…

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Rev. De Neice Welch

Rev. De Neice Welch wears a lot of hats: She’s the Senior Pastor of Bidwell Presbyterian Church; a bioethicist; a community organizer; a former candidate for the Pittsburgh City Council; and a former president of Gamaliel affiliate Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN). But she insists that she would not have set her sights on most…

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