Posts Tagged ‘Rabbi Becca Walker’

Metro Detroit Jews at a Poor People’s Campaign event PHOTO BY NINA CHACKER. Michigan PPC

Essay: Leading Michigan Poor People’s Campaign

Dozens of rabbis and lay leaders join together for social justice. This summer, interfaith clergy and lay leaders gathered to revitalize the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) through six acts of nonviolent civil disobedience paired with songful, impassioned rallies. Each weekly action in May and June focused on one of…

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Lansing, Michigan Capitol

Commentary: Risking Arrest

About four years ago, I was in my first week of training for my summer fellowship in community organizing. I was still learning the basics of what I would be doing that summer and getting to know my cohort when they took us to a protest at the Los Angeles airport. It was one of…

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Eden Sittsamer and Lexie Kay at the JLF retreat

Jewish@edu – New Studying

Eden Sittsamer jewish@edu writer Jewish Learning Fellowship offers new friends, knowledge. If you asked me what an average weekday night at Michigan State University looked like, I’d say you could find most students preparing for upcoming exams, completing pages of assigned reading or studying for classes. This year, some of us spent our Monday nights…

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