Public Safety

Gun Violence, Arms Manufacturing, Biometric Technology

Greater Cleveland Congregations Take Gunfight to German Gun Show

Friday, February 28, 2014
Cleveland.com

Is it possible to make a safer gun when humans remain as unpredictable and violent as ever?

That’s a question that Donna Weinberger, a psychotherapist from Cleveland, hopes to explore when she travels to the world’s second largest annual gun show in Nuremberg, Germany next week.

GCC

Gun Violence, Neighborhood Safety, Metro IAF, Rabbi Joel Mosbacher

Gun Sanity In Our Lifetime

Sunday, December 22, 2013
NY Daily News

Rabbi Joel Mosbacher starts his Oped with the following: 

"On the one-year anniversary of Newtown, and approaching the fifteenth year after my father was murdered with a handgun in Chicago, I felt something I hadn’t felt for a long time regarding gun violence in America: optimism...."

Metro IAF

Gun Violence, Neighborhood Safety, Metro-IAF, Rabbi Joel Mosbacher

NY & NJ Clergy Lobby European Gun Makers for Stricter Standards

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Daily News & Huffington Post

Frustrated by the failure of Congress to act against gun violence, a group of clergy from New York and New Jersey is trying a new lobbying tactic — in Europe. In a novel approach, the religious leaders fly across the Atlantic on Sunday to push European gun manufacturers, who have a roughly 25% share of the U.S. market, to apply some of the more stringent standards they already follow in their own countries to the weapons they sell in the U.S....  

Metro IAF

Community Organizing in New York, Interfaith Ministries, Neighborhood Development, Saul Alinsky

Stalwart Citizens, Not Just Police, Deserve Credit as Crime Ebbs

Monday, July 15, 2013
The New York Times

About the work of East Brooklyn Congregations in New York City.

EBC

Community Organizing in Nevada, Sex Trafficking, Social Justice, Saul Alinsky

Nevada Governor Signs Anti Sex Trafficking Bill into Law

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal

Any pimps out there? Keep your hands off young girls and boys or you might be sent to prison for a long time.  Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed Assembly Bill 67 to create the new crime of sex trafficking.

Nevadans for the Common Good

Public Safety, Community Building

At Dorchester church, faith leaders, political candidates call for peace, unity in wake of marathon bombings

Monday, April 22, 2013
The Boston Globe

 

Area spiritual leaders from several religions and local political candidates gathered at Saint Mark Parish in Dorchester on Sunday evening to show support and unity after a sequence of brutal violence over the past week.

More than 500 people – a blend of Christians, Jews and Muslims – packed the basement of the century-old Catholic church to pray, reflect, sing and rally together.

GBIO

Public Safety

Opinion: On stop-and-frisk, both sides are wrong

Friday, May 3, 2013
New York Daily News

New York City’s unprecedented crime reduction has been remarkable for its scale and persistence. But our city has the bad habit of either taking its successes for granted or losing sight of why and how progress was made. Both supporters and critics of recent police practices — stop-and-frisk in particular — have repeated these mistakes. Supporters incorrectly hold the tactic responsible for building a safer city; critics would have us sacrifice the effective response of the NYPD at the altar of reform.

EBC

Gun Control

Father's Murder Drives a Rabbi's Pursuit of Gun Control

Friday, April 19, 2013
The New York Times
NJT

Public Safety

Mayoral hopefuls' plans for public safety should scare New Yorkers witless

Monday, March 25, 2013
New York Daily News

EQUAL

Criminal Justice

Governor signs Collateral Sanction Reform Bill

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Fox News Cleveland

Governor John Kasich met with Greater Cleveland Congregations members Monday to discuss collateral sanctions reforms. 

GCC

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