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$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…

Gamaliel establishes Rev. David Bigsby Religious Leaders’ Development Fund

February 18, 2021

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…

Reparation. Responsibility. Reconciliation: Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action Platform 2021

January 25, 2021

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…

Gamaliel Responds to Targeted Attack Against Civil Rights of Immigrants Press Conference: “We Will Not Be Silenced”

January 21, 2021

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…

Gamaliel leaders call on Incoming President Biden to prioritize the inclusion of undocumented essential workers in legislation

January 20, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2021 CRI Contact (English/Español):  Pablo Tapia Gamaliel Civil Rights of Immigrants Chair [email protected] /(651) 208-7896 National Contact: Rev. Cynthia Owen Jarrold Gamaliel National Policy Director [email protected] /(913) 219-3198   Gamaliel leaders call on Incoming President Biden to prioritize the inclusion of undocumented essential workers in legislation and executive orders during the Administration’s…

Join the GNRLC for Inauguration Eve Prayers of, by and for the People

January 12, 2021

Join the Gamaliel National Religious Leaders Caucus (GNRLC) on January 19 at 7:00 p.m. CT (8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT) for an evening of prayer and personal commitment before the inauguration of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. GNRLC leaders will offer prayers of healing for our nation and for the President-…

Save the date: We Are Gamaliel – Passport to Power!

January 11, 2021

Save the date for Gamaliel’s first virtual fundraiser! Join us February 27 at 5 p.m. CT (6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT) for a virtual tour through Gamaliel. We’ll share stories about our work and share ways for our audience to invest long-term in our work – whether that be an investment of time, money, or…

Gamaliel Statement on the Exoneration of Rusten Sheskey

January 8, 2021

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…