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May First and Repairing the World

Jew School | May 3, 2012

American Jews, by and large, are no longer the socialist, Yiddish-speaking factory workers we may have been a century ago. But we still have a lot in common. In particular, the desire to have a positive impact society and make things better for others. In the end, we are all just trying to repair the world in our own way.

Saul Alinsky’s Moment?

Jewish Week | May 2, 2012

JOIN for Justice holds summit for Jewish groups seeking to use the tools of community organizing.

Springing Into Action

Ritual Well | April 30, 2012

Spring Break is often a time for beach parties and fun in the sun, but for many students on college campuses throughout America, Spring Break is increasingly a time for serving our communities and our earth through immersive service-learning experiences. 

First Somali Delegate Headed to Democratic National Convention

The Uptake | April 27, 2012

Somali activist Hindia Ali, the Youth Leadership Development Coordinator at Somali Action Alliance, will represent Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District as a delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention this summer in Charlotte.

Soros Next Generation Steps Up

The Jewish Daily Forward | April 23, 2012

Alexander Soros’s philanthropic interests appear to be more focused on the Jewish community than those of his father. Alexander sits on the board of Bend the Arc, the Jewish social justice group formerly known as Jewish Funds for Justice.