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Introducing Rev. B. De Neice Welch, Ntosake Consultant

March 23, 2022

Ntosake and Gamaliel are excited to welcome Rev. B. De Neice Welch as our new Ntosake Consultant! Rev. Welch is the Senior Pastor of Bidwell Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended National Leadership training in 2015, and served as Ntosake Chair for five years. She is a longtime leader, and later organizer, with Pennsylvania…

Sign on to Gamaliel’s letter in support of a path to citizenship in the Build Back Better Act

January 10, 2022

For the last 15 years, Gamaliel’s Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign has fought for a clear path to citizenship for all immigrants. Now, as the United States Senate considers the Build Back Better Act, we have a narrow window of opportunity to push President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer…

The fractured fulcrum on the scales of Justice: A statement on the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict

November 19, 2021

In the wake of the decision by the Governor of Oklahoma to “prayerfully” grant clemency to Julius Jones, an innocent African American man accused of murder, on the condition that Jones “shall not be eligible to apply for or be considered for a commutation, pardon, or parole for the remainder of his life,” a jury…

Join Gamaliel in going deeper this Thanksgiving

November 16, 2021

For many of us, this Thanksgiving will be the first holiday celebrated with friends and family in over a year. It’s a chance to catch up, enjoy time together, and have conversations about what really matters to each of us.   We at Gamaliel invite you to use this holiday as an opportunity to start…

Gamaliel Statement on the Biden Administration Detainment of Haitian Refugees

September 27, 2021

The Gamaliel Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign calls on the Biden administration to immediately cease the unconscionable border detainment and deportation of Haitian immigrants. We demand that ​​President Joseph Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas grant temporary protected status to the immigrants being detained at the Del Rio International Bridge, and to all Haitian immigrants…

Race and Power Postponed to December 2022

August 30, 2021

Due to the continued spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Race and Power in America Summit until December 2022. Please know we don’t make this decision lightly. We consider the Race and Power Summit to be a central part of our fight for racial…

Transformational Justice in Action plans social media action, virtual town hall

August 26, 2021

Transformational Justice in Action is holding two actions in Autumn 2021 in support of our effort to restore  voting rights to people with conviction histories. The first is a month-long social media action to raise awareness of our #UnlockTheVote campaign leading up to the second, a virtual Town Hall on October 1. This Town Hall…

Gamaliel Statement on the Death of Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President

August 6, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, as well as to his sisters and brothers in the labor movement. A coal-miner and member of the United Mine Workers—like his father before him—and the grandson of immigrants, President Trumka never forgot his roots as he rose to power in…

Gamaliel affiliates to members of Congress: “Immigrants are as American as apple pie…and rice and beans!”

July 6, 2021

Gamaliel affiliates and supporters of Complete Inclusive Immigration Reform and the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 across the country joined together on Friday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 6 to tell their members of Congress that immigrants are as American as apple pie…and rice and beans!  Members of Quad Cities Interfaith, WISDOM, SOPHIA (Waukesha, WI),…

Immigrants are as American as apple pie — and rice and beans!

June 24, 2021

This Independence Day weekend, join Gamaliel Network and our Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign in sending the message that immigrants are as American as apple pie…and rice and beans! On July 2, supporters of Complete Inclusive Immigration Reform across the country have committed to delivering apple pies and rice and beans to their Congress members’…