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Save the date for the 2021 Race and Power in America Summit!

April 22, 2021

The 2021 Race and Power in America Summit will be held November 8-11 in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Race and Power in America Summit is Gamaliel’s biennial conference for leaders who share Gamaliel’s commitment to racial equity. Participants can expect powerful speakers and a variety of workshops focused on leadership, organizing money, Integrated Voter Engagement, and…

Save the Date for Ntosake 2021!

April 22, 2021

Are you a woman who has been searching for leadership training tailored to your needs, perspectives and experiences?  Join Ntosake, a women’s leadership training and development organization of the Gamaliel Network, for our 2021 national training Women Together In Power: Fearless, Determined — No Permission Required. Ntosake is for women, by women. Attendees will receive…

Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign to hold meeting April 29, issues petition

April 22, 2021

Please join Gamaliel’s Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign on April 29 at 6 p.m. CT (7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT) for El Día del Niño: Niños Migrantes No Acompañados (Children’s Day: Unaccompanied Migrant Children). On the 100th day of President Biden’s term in office, we’re taking action on behalf of the Unaccompanied Migrant Children who…

Gamaliel statement on the Chauvin Trial Verdict

April 21, 2021

The Board of Directors, staff and affiliates of the Gamaliel Network join in prayer for the family of George Floyd, residents of Minneapolis and across the country, as the emotions of joy and jubilation flow in response to the historic verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. We realize that while justice is an unattainable ideal…

Mark your calendar for the next Transformational Justice in Action Meeting

April 15, 2021

Mark your calendar for our next Transformational Justice in Action meeting scheduled for April 23, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT). The meeting will include training and work on developing transformational narratives that contribute to the success of our campaign: 1) to pass a Justice Reinvestment Act that would…

Gamaliel statement on the police shooting death of Daunte Wright

April 14, 2021

Gamaliel stands in protest and mourning against the brutal death of Daunte Wright at the hands of police officers April 11. We stand with the Brooklyn Center, MN and Minneapolis/St. Paul communities as they cry out against this latest injustice and mourn the death of another senseless police shooting of a Black man.  It is…

Gamaliel Statement on the Act of Terrorism in Atlanta

March 18, 2021

The following is a statement from Rev. Dr. John C. Welch, Chair of Gamaliel’s Board of Directors, on the act of terrorism against the Asian population in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. In 1995, Timothy McVeigh terrorized Oklahoma City. In 1996, Eric Rudolph terrorized Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA. In 1999, Eric Harris and…

$10 Million Academy teaches affiliates to organize money as well as people

March 12, 2021

Gamaliel launched the $10 Million Academy on Monday, February 22, with 38 organizers and leaders from nine states participating. Attendees learned more about the difference between diffuse and diverse funding sources through stories about fundraising experiences shared by Lora McDonald, Executive Director, MORE 2, and David Liners, Executive Director, WISDOM. Rev. Cynthia Jarrold, Gamaliel National…

Strategic Campaigns Training and Planning Session with TJA

March 12, 2021

Gamaliel is committed to working toward the restoration of voting rights for people with conviction histories and securing a federal Justice Reinvestment Act that repairs some of the damage done in past legislation, especially the 1994 Federal Crime Bill. Now, it’s time to build a powerful and winning campaign rooted in the values of reparation,…

Gamaliel Registers for “Passport to Power” with First-Ever Online Fundraiser

March 3, 2021

Gamaliel’s first-ever online fundraiser, We Are Gamaliel: Passport to Power, was held Saturday, February 27 and live streamed to multiple platforms. The live streams and video recordings have been viewed more than 1,000 times, and the event brought in over $26,000 in investments. The evening was a virtual journey through Gamaliel, complete with tour guides…