Press Releases

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

By Katie Dubielak | 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…

Mass Supervision Is Not the Solution to Mass Incarceration

By Mario Gonzalez | January 22, 2019

Chicago, IL – January 22, 2019 – Five decades ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., warned, “When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable on being conquered.” On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, Gamaliel affiliates across the country will be…

Rights for Immigrants Campaign, on Executive Order to End the Separation of Immigrant Families

By Mario Gonzalez | June 20, 2018

Statement from Rev. Dr. John Welch, Chair, Gamaliel Board of Directors, and Pablo Tapia, Chair, Gamaliel Civil Rights for Immigrants Campaign, on Executive Order to End the Separation of Immigrant Families For Immediate Release Contact:  Rev. Cynthia Owen Jarrold, (913) 219-3198 Chicago, IL (June 20, 2018) – This afternoon President Donald J. Trump issued an…