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Join us for a post-election prayer and planning gathering on November 4!

October 27, 2020

The election is just a week away.  The outcome is unclear at this point and may still be unclear the day after the election; but we do know that regardless of the outcome, our nation is in need of healing and direction. The Gamaliel National Religious Leaders’ Caucus and WISDOM, the Gamaliel statewide affiliate in…

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 when his parents worked to register African-Americans to vote. As an adult, he watched Black South Africans overcome huge obstacles to vote for the first time. Now, he’s working to…

Join the Transformational Justice campaign team for a conversation about pre-and post-election tactics for moving our agenda for

October 21, 2020

Please join the Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action team this Friday, October 23, at 2:00 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT) call.  You must register in advance for this meeting using the link below.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an access link for joining the meeting.  This link is unique…

With just 2 weeks left until election day, let’s get folks turned out to vote ASAP!

October 19, 2020

With just about 2 weeks until the general election, Gamaliel continues to be committed to ensuring that voters have accurate information about the voting process. To that end we have pulled together basic voter information for each Gamaliel state and created a state-specific carousel of slides that can be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter…

May our successes encourage us to stay the course in Election 2020!

October 14, 2020

Initially, the objective of this email was simply to release a podcast that I recorded earlier this fall with leaders and organizers from Gamaliel’s Missouri affiliates, MORE2 (Kansas City) and MCU (St. Louis).  In the podcast I talk with them about their August primary win—the expansion of Medicaid in Missouri. It strikes me, though, that…

Gamaliel mourns the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2020

    “When I’m sometimes asked ‘When will there be enough (women on the Supreme Court)?’ and my answer is: ‘When there are nine.’ People are shocked. But there’d been nine men, and nobody’s ever raised a question about that.” RBG Call to Action Let’s honor the life of this trailblazing attorney for women’s rights and…

Join the Transformational Justice in Action Team as we focus on “Living Our Values at the Crossroads”

September 14, 2020

Join us on Friday, September 18, for our monthly Transformational Justice Action meeting.  The theme this month will be, “Living our Values at the Crossroads.”  We will meet from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT).  You must register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email…

The conventions are over-now we act!

September 2, 2020

The Civil Rights for Immigrants Campaign (CRI) team hosted watch parties for Gamaliel leaders during both the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention.  We watched as a number of politicians laid out their vision for the next four years in this country. Now the conventions are over, and the hard work begins—getting people…

We have another opportunity to demand comprehensive immigration reform for all from our presidential candidates!

August 21, 2020

Download here. Download here. Download here. Download here. Download here. The Democratic National Convention concluded last night, and the Republican National Convention begins on Monday.  As political parties make the case for electing their presidential candidate, it is critical for us to make clear our demand for comprehensive immigration reform for all. We urge you…

Gamaliel demands comprehensive immigration reform for all from our presidential candidates!

August 17, 2020

Download here. Download here. Download here. Download here. Download here. The Democratic National Convention begins tonight followed next week by the Republican National Convention.  As political parties make the case for electing their presidential candidate, it is critical for us to make clear our demand for comprehensive immigration reform for all. We urge you to…