Neighborhood Safety

Community Organizing in Tucson, SPICE, Neighborhood Safety, Arizona IAF

Southern Arizona Interfaith Passes SPICE Ordinance in Tucson

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Arizona Daily Star & Tucson News Now

Fresh from a state legislative victory allowing the criminalization of SPICE, Southern Arizona Interfaith leaders succeeded in persuading local policy makers to pass a city ordinance against the nasty synthetic drug.  Tucson City councilmembers listened intently as leader Christina Crawford described how SPICE gave her son seizures and spasms, and as Msgr. Read more about Southern Arizona Interfaith Passes SPICE Ordinance in Tucson

PCIC

Gun Safety, Do Not Stand Idly By, safe guns, Neighborhood Safety, NRA

Can God Beat the NRA??

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Daily Beast

 Do Not Stand Idly By (“DNSIB”) is different for two big reasons. Read more about Can God Beat the NRA??

Metro IAF

Gun Safety, Gun Violence, Neighborhood Safety, Sandy Hook, Ohio IAF, Organizing in Cleveland

Greater Cleveland Congregations Combats Gun Violence Locally

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
WKYC - Channel 3 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...." Read more about Gun Sanity In Our Lifetime

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....   Read more about NY & NJ Clergy Lobby European Gun Makers for Stricter Standards

Metro IAF

Community Organizing in the Intermountain West, Sex Trafficking, Neighborhood Safety, Saul Alinksy, Interfaith, Robert Hoo

Interfaith Groups, Non-Profits Back Bill to Stop Sex Trafficking

Monday, July 29, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal

A Catholic from Mexico City and a rabbi from England are riding to Carson City... Read more about Interfaith Groups, Non-Profits Back Bill to Stop Sex Trafficking

Nevadans for the Common Good

Blight, Neighborhood Safety, Housing, organizing in Nebraska

OTOC Fights for $1 Million in Housing Demolition in Omaha

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
KETV

Omaha Together One Community wants both candidates to commit $1 million a year to the problem.  The city has 748 houses on its demolition list. On average, it costs the city about $12,000 to knock down a house -- but neighbors say it’s worth every penny.

West / Southwest IAF Read more about OTOC Fights for $1 Million in Housing Demolition in Omaha

OTOC

Sex Trafficking, Criminal Justice, Neighborhood Safety

NCG Leaders Pack First Hearing on Sex-Trafficking in Nevada

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Las Vegas Sun

‘Nevadans for the Common Good’ leaders Andrea Swanson and Camille Naaktgeboren testified before the Assembly and Senate judiciary committees for Assembly Bill 67.  “You take a domestic violence abuser, you take a rapist and you take a child abuser and you put them all in one and you have a pimp,” said Andrea Swanson..  [Photo Credit: Cathleen Allison, AP] Read more about NCG Leaders Pack First Hearing on Sex-Trafficking in Nevada

Nevadans for the Common Good