[COMM-ORG] Gamaliel Organizing Update

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Mon Sep 8 08:30:22 CDT 2014

Ana Garcia-Ashley <info at gamaliel.org>

Fire of Faith

*After Ferguson: The Moment and The Movement*

More than 650 attended MCU's long-planned public meeting last week, 
which was widely covered by news media. "We must no longer have 
short-term demands without long-term strategies," Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker 
of Liberation Christian Church.

Read the whole article here [ 
]. _________________________________________

Wisdom Faith Leaders Highlight Wisconsin Parole Abuse in Second Study*

Wisconsin has the highest rate of black male incarceration in the United 
States. WISDOM is holding monthly news conferences through October as 
part of its ongoing campaign to cut in half the number of people in 
prison by 2015.

To read more, click here [ 
http://www.gamaliel.org/News/IntheNews/tabid/244/PostID/352/Default.aspx ].

Meet Irene Habermann*

Irene grew up in Son en Bruggel, Nederland and moved to the United 
States when she was 7. Currently, Irene lives in Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania. She is involved with Gamaliel's affiliate, Pittsburgh 
Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN). Irene is a staff member with PIIN and 
former National Education Chair with Gamaliel.

Read more about Irene here




Help us get ready for Giving Tuesday*

Last year Gamaliel raised nearly $6,000 on Giving Tuesday. We hope 
you'll help us raise that and more this December 2 in support of our 
leadership development and training work. Watch for more details soon!


*Coming Up on Gamaliel's Calendar...*


When: September 25 - 27, 2014

Where: Stella Niagara, NY

Register here [ 
http://www.gamaliel.org/EventsTraining/TrainingNTOSAKE2014.aspx ]

Ntosake is a woman-only event, led by women creating a secure, creative 
environment that allows women the time and space to learn the essential 
tools of change. _________________________________________

*Last word*

Longtime St. Louis resident and Campaigns Director Laura Barrett wrote 
in Shelterforce's Rooflines blog that the roots of Fergusonrun deep. 
Read it here [ 
]. _________________________________________

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