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Undocufund has been reactivated to respond to needs of immigrants during COVID-19 pandemic!

April 28, 2020

I received word over the weekend from Susan Shaw, Executive Director of our affiliate in Sonoma County, North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP), that it had been necessary to reactivate the Undocufund to respond to the needs of immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may remember that NBOP, along with other partner organizations, established Undocufund to…

Join us for the Civil Rights of Immigrants Town Hall and Action

April 27, 2020

Download Flyer   Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvf-6trT8qEtd-2I69TRgrjot-WkN4eVMJ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   To join via Facebook Live, go to the Gamaliel Facebook page: facebook.com/gamaliel-network.

Join us for the next Transformational Justice in Action gathering

April 21, 2020

Download Flyer You must register in advance for Friday’s Transformational Justice in Action gathering – Register Here In solidarity, Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action Team

Take action with us to secure the decarceration of our immigrant sisters and brothers!

April 20, 2020

We are pleased to report that we are seeing some movement in this country to decarcerate individuals being held in our jails, prisons, and detention centers who are more susceptible to the dangerous and highly infectious coronavirus.  Unfortunately, officials are not moving quickly enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in these spaces, especially in…

Materials and Follow-up to Gamaliel Decarceration Virtual Town Hall

April 7, 2020

Thank you for joining last Thursday evening’s Decarceration Virtual Town Hall. Included with this email is a recording of the town hall, as well as some of the resources (see sidebar) shared by breakout leaders. Now, more than ever, it is critical that we act together to make decarceration a reality for the folks who are sitting…

Today is U.S. Census Day-Take the Gamaliel 2020 Census Challenge!

April 1, 2020

Today, April 1, is U.S. Census Day. It is not a deadline—it is the date for determining who is counted and where they are counted in the 2020 Census. The numbers secured from the census are critical. They determine where future federal and state funding is directed and how electoral district boundaries are determined for…

Join us for a Decarceration Virtual Town Hall

April 1, 2020

Join me, along with leaders and organizers from across the Gamaliel Network, for a Decarceration Virtual Town Hall, as we continue our fight to reduce the number of people being held in our prisons, jails, and detention centers during the coronavirus pandemic. The town hall, scheduled for Thursday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m. CT (6:30 p.m.…

A successful rally-now it’s time to take action to decarcerate our vulnerable sisters and brothers!

March 20, 2020

Gamaliel Decarceration Virtual Rally   Yesterday’s Decarceration Virtual Rally was a huge success thanks to an all-star line-up of speakers.  Rev. Dr. John Welch, chair of the Gamaliel Board of Directors, and Rev. Marian Boyle-Rohloff, chair of the Gamaliel Religious Leaders’ Caucus, co-moderated the event which included moving testimonies from Gamaliel leaders impacted by the criminal justice system;…

Gamaliel Network to Call for Decarceration at Facebook Live Event

March 18, 2020

We encourage you to join us for a Facebook Live event on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. CT.  At the event, leaders from across our Network will call for immediate decarceration of vulnerable populations in our jails, prisons, and detention centers. It is clear that with the rapid spread of COVID-19, no individual,…

Gamaliel Statement on COVID-19 – Gamaliel is acting to protect our communities!

March 17, 2020

Good afternoon, Gamaliel has been watching with concern the impact of the spread of the coronavirus in this country and around the globe.  The effects thus far have been monumental—schools have been closed, community events have been cancelled or postponed, many workers have been asked to work from home, cities and states have declared states…