June 14, 2016. Lawrence Journal-World.
Justice Matters, a consortium of local religious organizations working to address justice issues, will host an “evening to dance, sing, reflect and support justice” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.
May 26, 2016. The Courier-Journal.
Mayor Greg Fischer unveiled his budget plan Thursday, devoting $2.5 million toward the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which has been woefully underfunded since its inception eight years ago.
“It is the largest investment in the fund’s history in our city,” Fischer said in an interview.
May 10, 2016. The Columbus Dispatch.
In the years since BREAD has been mobilizing congregations of a variety of faiths to pressure politicians for social justice and fairness in government, elected officials have taken notice, even if they’ve questioned the sometimes arm-twisting tactics.
May 9, 2016. The Courier-Journal.
Mayor Greg Fischer will be given at least a thousand reasons to adequately support the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund in his upcoming budget as community organizers plan a demonstration outside his office Tuesday morning.
May 8, 2016. The Columbus Dispatch.
As a Jewish woman, Cathy Levine takes to heart the concept of tikkun olam — repair of the world.
One of her efforts to put that concept into action is her work with the Building Responsibility, Equality And Dignity interfaith group, commonly known as BREAD.