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Faith Leaders Arrested Protesting Immoral Priorities in Budget

For Immediate Release: New York, NY- Seven faith leaders led a total of 15 people arrested outside Governor Cuomo’s New York office (633 3rd Ave) at noon. The faith leaders kneeled in prayer before five beds to symbolize the real … Continue reading

09. March 2012 by Paul.Russell
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Action: March 7th, “Parables of an Immoral Budget”

This is a friendly reminder that next Wednesday, March 7th, NYC faith leaders will be gathering outside of Governor Cuomo’s NYC office to protest the more than $20 million in cuts to services for the homeless in our city, money that … Continue reading

29. February 2012 by Paul.Russell
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Media Release: Leaders Gather to Discuss Role of Faith in #OWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel revnickel@gmail.com 510-936-1632 Occupyfaith.com National Coalition of Interfaith Leaders GatherTo Discuss Role of Faith in Occupy Wall St. PANEL GUESTS WILL INCLUDE: Feminist Activist Theologian Dr. Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, Veteran Civil … Continue reading

22. February 2012 by Paul.Russell
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Dear MSNBC: Tony Perkins Does Not Represent Us All

On February 14, Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson led a group of clergy in personally delivering our first 20,000 signatures to MSNBC studios in New York. With MSNBC so far refusing to commit to taking Perkins off the air, we need … Continue reading

16. February 2012 by Paul.Russell
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Bishop Gene Robinson, NY Faith Leaders to Deliver 20,000 Petitions to MSNBC Demanding They Take Religious Right Hate Group Off the Air Faithful America Members Outraged by Family Research Council’s False, Hateful Claims About Gay Community New York City— Episcopal … Continue reading

14. February 2012 by Paul.Russell
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Take Action for NYPD Accountability

For all who can, join us today as we demand the resignation of Ray Kelly. See press advisory below for details of the event and background, co-sponsored by Occupy Faith. What you can do: Attend today’s event. Read and forward … Continue reading

03. February 2012 by Paul.Russell
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Panel: Can the Occupy Wall Street Movement Reinvigorate Progressive Faith Communities?

Columbia University Seminar on Full Employment, Social Welfare & Equity #613 February 6, 2012 Rev. John Collins, Rev. Paul Mayer, Rev. Michael Ellick, Dr. Ray Blanchette In recent years, the progressive elements in faith communities across the United States have been eclipsed … Continue reading

31. January 2012 by Paul.Russell
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#J21 Occupy Faith, Occupies the Corporations

Join us on the anniversary of the Citizens United decision to publicly state our multifaith opposition to the myth that corporations are somehow people. 12 Noon, on the south side of City Hall Park, near the water fountain. A variety … Continue reading

18. January 2012 by Paul.Russell
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#J21 Occupy Voices

Occupy Wall Street needs voices for this Saturday’s (Jan 21) Day of Action “Occupy the Corporations.” This newly forming vocal group (working name: Occupy Voices) will be a featured portion of the press conference, calling out the illusion that corporations … Continue reading

18. January 2012 by Paul.Russell
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UPDATES: 12.22.11

- Meeting with Governor Cuomo Postponed Until New Year – Growing the Movement: Outreach Strategies Being Planned – National Occupy Faith Gathering a Big Success – Save the Date for Occupy Faith Action: 1.21.12 Hello friends, just a few updates … Continue reading

24. December 2011 by Jennifer.Danielle.Crumpton
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