Advocacy

Praying With My Feet: Seeing Myself as an Activist

Marissa Solomon
February 6, 2017

After doing half an hour of work – during which time I received a few more calls to action through email, Facebook, and Twitter – I asked myself: Why don’t I think I’m the kind of person who would show up? Who is?

A Reminder that We All Have the Power to Make a Difference

Rabbi Jared H. Saks
January 26, 2017

My teens lobbied their members of Congress on LGBTQ equality, comprehensive sexuality ed, climate change, the minimum wage, refugee resettlement, and gun violence prevention, each choosing an issue that was personally important to them.

Still So Far to Go for Transgender Equality

Max Antman
December 27, 2016

On December 8, the National Center for Transgender Equality released the findings from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS), the largest survey to ever be conducted on the lives and experiences of transgender Americans.

A Day with Bill Clinton Brings Food Justice to the Fore

Alexa Broida
April 27, 2016

Two weeks ago, I hung out with President Bill Clinton and some of his staff members when he and his entourage made a campaign visit to Philadelphia. It was an incredible experience and a reminder that our political leaders are human – and as such, there’s much we can learn from them.