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Posted by: Website Admin on 3/11/2011
Ask firm to help poor save energy, money.
Posted by: Website Admin on 3/4/2011
The Rev. Gilbert Washington wants group to have 'staying power'
Posted by: Website Admin on 12/10/2010
The BBC profiles the work of Gamaliel affiliates helping organize communities in Northern England.
Posted by: Website Admin on 11/29/2010
Congregations United to Save Humanity held a vigil outside Congressman Paul Ryan's office in a show of support for the DREAM Act.
Posted by: Website Admin on 11/26/2010
Longtime Milwaukeeans Joe and Joyce Ellwanger are recipients of the Frank P. Zeidler community !service award for their lifelong commitment to social causes. Joe is a retired Lutheran pastor and a member of WISDOM.
Posted by: Website Admin on 11/22/2010
Food and family history mingled Sunday as Congregations United to Serve Humanity gathered to give thanks for the diversity that is America. From the generations of Italian and Jewish families who helped build Kenosha to the new immigrants building lives here after coming from Mexico, ethnic diversity, history and our bond as Americans were celebrated during America’s Table.
Posted by: Website Admin on 11/20/2010
MICAH has a new leader who wants to see the organization taking a more active role.
Posted by: Website Admin on 11/14/2010
Gamaliel affiliate PRISCM participates in protests against notorious firearms dealer in District Heights.
Posted by: Website Admin on 10/26/2010
Community leaders gathered Tuesday night at Morehouse College to try to get out the vote. The event focused in particular on the African-American and Latino communities. The group, Atlantans Building Leadership for Empowerment, held a voter education forum.
Posted by: Website Admin on 10/24/2010
The 2010 election cycle has been a strange one. There have been many outside groups moving into Hawaii over the last few months whose purpose has been to insert a distorted interpretation of Christianity into our gubernatorial election, bringing a message that separates and divides God's children.
Posted by: Website Admin on 10/13/2010
"We need someone who is going to bring better housing options and stabilize the living situation in the county," PRISCM president Rev. Michael Turner told the Washington Post. Gamaliel affiliate PRISCM fights for equitable housing in Southern and Central Maryland, together with transportation equity.
Posted by: Website Admin on 10/4/2010
It's been a busy decade for the United Congregations of the Metro East. Since its founding in 2000, the group has grown from a fledging grassroots organization advocating social issues to a major regional voice on everything from affordable housing to the role of minorities and women on construction projects.
Posted by: Website Admin on 9/15/2010
“New York is a great city to live in if you can afford to get out of it,” wrote American author William Rossa Cole. The same thing works the other way around too. The wealthier you are, access to the city becomes easier. Manhattan (the cityʼs richest and whitest borough) is abundantly better connected to trains and buses than any of the other boroughs. In fact, when the Metropolitan Transit Association cut its buses and train lines, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens felt it the hardest.
Posted by: Website Admin on 9/2/2010
With almost one in ten Americans currently unemployed, local governments have a special obligation to create jobs. To that end, they also have an obligation to squeeze the most possible new jobs from every expenditure. Rarely are we able to put a value on how many more jobs could be created with better local decisions, but a new report More Transit = More Jobs, produced by the Transportation Equity Network, answers that question when it comes to transportation spending.
Posted by: Website Admin on 8/24/2010
After years of scaling back bus routes and MetroLink schedules, the Metro transit agency is adding a new word to its vocabulary: restoration. Metro on Monday will make good on its promise to restore much of the bus service that at one point appeared long gone because of chronic budget shortfalls.
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