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Muslim, Interfaith, Temple Isaiah, Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center

270 GBIO Leaders Learn About Threats Against Muslims in Community

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Metro IAF
270 people attended GBIO and Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC)’s July 25th Teach-In. Muslim leaders shared perspectives on discrimination and being Muslim in Boston, and 70 interfaith donors committed to making symbolic donations to the ISBCC or other Muslim organizations to show solidarity and to disrupt the targeting of Muslims through donor tracking. 
 
 
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State Senator Linda Doreen Forry, Solitary Confinement, Mandatory Min.

In Boston, GBIO Leaders Secure New Ally on Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Metro IAF
On June 28th, GBIO leaders completed a city-wide In-District Meeting with State Senator Linda Doreen Forry, securing her commitment to support reform around solitary confinement, an issue she did not formerly support.
 
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Jersey City Together, Toxic Waste, Bayfront Development

Jersey City Together Works to Prevent a Toxic Deal for Jersey City

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
nj.com

On Monday, June 12, about 50 Jersey City Together leaders launched a campaign to ensure the Bayfront Development, a 100-acre site owned by Honeywell International & the City of Jersey City on the west side, serves the real needs of the city, particularly local jobs & affordable housing. Read more about Jersey City Together Works to Prevent a Toxic Deal for Jersey City

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criminal justice reform, ACA, Affordable Housing, Bethel AME, Sen. Rosenberg

Senate President Supports (GBIO) Criminal Justice Reforms

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Bay State Banner GBIO

Affordable Care Act, Affordable Housing, criminal justice reform, Boston

Hundreds Attend Interfaith Gathering to Work for Justice, Save Health Law

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Boston Globe

Over 900 people filled the sanctuary and two overflow rooms at Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain to call on elected officials to work with Greater Boston Interfaith Organization... Read more about Hundreds Attend Interfaith Gathering to Work for Justice, Save Health Law

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Affordable Housing, Community Preservation Act, Community Organizing in Boston

GBIO Pushes for Community Preservation Act on Boston Ballot

Monday, October 10, 2016
Boston Globe

These days, grass-roots organizations such as Brown’s affordable housing alliance and the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization are undertaking a discipli Read more about GBIO Pushes for Community Preservation Act on Boston Ballot

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Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, Governor Baker, Mayor Walsh

1,800 GBIO Leaders Secure "Pledge to Work for Social Justice"

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Boston Globe

The governor and mayor were joined by Attorney General Maura Healey and Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo. The four made their pledges before more than 1,800 people who packed the historic Trinity Church in Copley Square for the event, hosted by the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization. Read more about 1,800 GBIO Leaders Secure "Pledge to Work for Social Justice"

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Attorney General Coakley, Partners Healthcare System, ACA, Medical Costs, Community Organizing in Boston, Community Organizing in Massachusetts

GBIO Scrutinizes Deal Between AG Coakley & Partners Healthcare

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Boston Globe

Saying it’s worried that mounting medical costs are squeezing family and government budgets, a group that is representing dozens of Boston-area religious congregations wants the state Health Policy Commission to determine whether a pending deal between Attorney General Martha Coakley and Partners HealthCare System will make health care more affordable. Read more about GBIO Scrutinizes Deal Between AG Coakley & Partners Healthcare

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Gun Reform, Gun Safety, Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, Ronne Friedman, Dan Smith

GBIO Leaders Respond to Boston & Kansas Shootings

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
CNN Opinion

One of us is a pastor and the other a rabbi of congregations in and near Boston. We both had identical reactions when we first learned of the Boston Marathon bombings last year...  Read more about GBIO Leaders Respond to Boston & Kansas Shootings

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

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