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U.S. Supreme Court rejects the Trump Administration’s effort to end DACA

June 18, 2020

Gamaliel applauds today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the Trump Administration’s effort to end DACA.  The decision provides temporary relief for Dreamers who have been held in limbo since the Trump Administration’s 2017 announcement that it would end the program, but it is does not solve the problem. In a 5-4 decision,…

It’s not too late to register-Gamaliel’s Transformational Justice Campaign and the Calls for Policing Reform

June 17, 2020

Mark your calendar for the next Transformational Justice Action Meeting scheduled for Friday, June 19, 2020—at 2:00 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT).  Join the campaign team for a deep dive into the issue of policing reform and our long-term organizing response. Rev. Dr. John Welch, chair of the Gamaliel Board of Directors, will…

It’s not too late to register – Join the Gamaliel Civil Rights of Immigrants Team for the Día del Padre Action!

June 17, 2020

On Sunday, June 21, millions of people all around the world will celebrate Fathers’ Day—a day that we honor fathers and those who have played a father role in shaping our lives and communities. At this critical moment in history when the world is still reeling from the coronavirus, when the inequities of systemic racism…

Join the Gamaliel Civil Rights of Immigrants Team for the Día del Padre Action!

June 15, 2020

On Sunday, June 21, millions of people all around the world will celebrate Fathers’ Day—a day that we honor fathers and those who have played a father role in shaping our lives and communities. At this critical moment in history when the world is still reeling from the coronavirus, when the inequities of systemic racism…

Gamaliel is hiring a part-time Communications Specialist

June 8, 2020

Gamaliel has begun the process of searching for a part-time Communications Specialist whose focus will be on increasing the public profile of the Gamaliel Network through digital and social media platforms. The job announcement has been posted on the Gamaliel website and will also be distributed through partner organization networks. Interested applicants will be directed…

WISDOM (Gamaliel in Wisconsin) is offering a 5-week leadership training to its members via Zoom

June 3, 2020

WISDOM (Gamaliel in Wisconsin) is offering a 5-week leadership training to its members via Zoom.  The series covers several essential themes from Gamaliel Leadership Training.  The five Thursday evening trainings will be from 6:30 to 8:00 pm central time, and the topics will be: June 25 — Intro to Organizing July 2 — One-on-Ones July…

Statement from Gamaliel on behalf of George Floyd and the many others whose deaths were denied justice

May 29, 2020

Justice may be blind, but justice apparently is not colorblind. Too often and for far too long people of color have been on the wrong side of justice because purveyors of justice, often White, have used their privilege to lift the proverbial blindfold over one eye and make judgments based on the skin color of…

Gamaliel launches a new organizer development initiative and hires Organizing Director

May 28, 2020

As many of you know, at the last meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Gamaliel was awarded a Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Strategic National Grant.  We are pleased to announce that we have received funds from CCHD and are now in the process of launching an initiative to identify and…

Let’s accelerate our efforts to move people out of jails, prisons, and detention centers

May 14, 2020

Join the Gamaliel Transformational Justice campaign team as we accelerate our efforts to reduce the number of people held in our jails, prisons, and detention centers—especially the populations most vulnerable to the spread of the coronavirus.  Our next action meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 22, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00…

This Mothers’ Day let’s take action to make a pathway to citizenship a reality for our immigrant mothers!

May 8, 2020

#JusticeforDACAMoms #JusticeforUndocuMoms On Sunday, May 10, millions of people in the U.S., Mexico, Latin America, and parts of Europe and Asia will celebrate Mothers’ Day.  It is meant to be a day of celebration—to honor Mothers and their powerful contributions to our families and our communities.  For many, even during the pandemic, it will be…