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Bravo Mr. President, Now Let's Get This Done!

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Ana Garcia-Ashley

President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address to the people of the United States of America, while the entire world watched. As a Gamaliel-trained organizer, the President knows how to unite people around American values of caring for our neighbors.

Time to Seize the Moment on Immigration?

Laura Barrett | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Laura Barrett

Immigration is finally Topic A. For many of us who have been working with low income people and disadvantaged communities, this day has been a long time coming.

Gamaliel Speaks About One of Its Own Becoming POTUS

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Ana Garcia-Ashley

Immigration reform is what is best for our nation as well as our economy for it will help to ensure that workers are paid fair wages and have a voice.

Community Organizing: Powerful Overlooked Job Creator

Laura Barrett | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Laura Barrett

Solid research now shows that community organizing stimulates local economies and provides sustainable training and employment for those who most need it.

The Community Organizers Who Discovered Obama

Cynthia Gordy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Gordy

The organization in which Barack Obama got his start, the Gamaliel Foundation, is a faith-based group that helps create grassroots change. I talked to Gamaliel's President, Ann Smith.

From a National Day of Service to the Promise of Citizen Power

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Frances Moore Lappe

My problem with the service frame is simple: If I serve, someone else is being served. If I serve, I act, but the other -- the beneficiary -- does not. "Service" seems to create two classes: the givers and the receivers.

Palin Owes Some Good People An Apology

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

When you put the accomplishments of politicians alongside those of community organizers for poor families it isn't even close.