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IVE efforts breathe new life into PIIN, raise organization’s profile among congregations

November 19, 2020

Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) is a strategy to connect organizers to the communities in which they work; it serves to build a relationship with the community and catalyze future organizing efforts. For Gamaliel affiliate Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN), IVE in the 2020 election season was not just a strategy for building power in the…

More than Ready: November 19 Ntosake Event

November 18, 2020

You’re invited to the November Ntosake Event, More Than Enough. We’ll be working from Cecilia Munoz’s book of the same name to build our local Prides of women ready to step into leadership 2021 is on the horizon and it’s full of promise. Let’s be ready! Gather the women in your organizations together and get…

40 Days of Prayer and Reflection Ends with Time of Post-Election Prayer, Processing – and Planning

November 6, 2020

With election results still undecided, nearly 100 members of the Gamaliel community gathered on November 4 to close out 40 Days of Reflection on Our Journey to the Polls – and to look toward the future.   The event was more than 40 days in the making. On April 15, the Gamaliel National Religious Leaders Caucus(GNRLC) …

Election Day – Rev. Dr. John C. Welch

November 3, 2020

    The Daily Reflection on Our Journey A message from Rev. Dr. John C. Welch, Chair of the Gamaliel Board of Directors, on Election Day Read All of the Daily Reflections on Our Website

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…