Statement on 11.9.16 from Rev. Emily McNeill

Dear friends, Like many of you, I am struggling to come to grips with the national election results and the cumulative impact of months of hateful rhetoric. I fear for how both that rhetoric and future policy changes will affect the poor...
Join us at the 2016 Faith at Work Awards

Join us at the 2016 Faith at Work Awards

Once a year, we get to celebrate some of our leaders at our annual Faith at Work Awards Breakfast. This year’s event is coming up in just a few weeks, and we hope you can join us. We’ll be honoring four inspiring individuals who are...
Not So Fast: A Reflection for Yom Kippur

Not So Fast: A Reflection for Yom Kippur

Rabbi Dan Ornstein, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany For Jews, fasting is the trademark religious practice of Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement for personal and communal wrongdoing. Yom Kippur emphasizes the importance of repentance and...
Witness for Justice in Worship

Witness for Justice in Worship

There are two opportunities over the next month to raise awareness in your faith community of important moral issues facing our state. Moral Declaration Worship Weekend Following up on the September 12 national Higher Ground Moral Day of Action...
[Release] Moral Revival National Day of Action

[Release] Moral Revival National Day of Action

  CONTACT: Rev. Emily McNeill, 585-313-8574, emcneill@labor-religion.org March and Rally – 11:00, NYS Capitol, West Capitol Park Clergy Lead ‘Moral March’ in Albany and Other Capitals Across US Activists and faith leaders deliver...
Moral Revival National Day of Action on September 12

Moral Revival National Day of Action on September 12

On September 12, people of faith and moral courage will gather at state capitols in 25 states to deliver the “Higher Ground Moral Declaration,” which calls on governors, senators, state legislators, and candidates for office to move away from...
Moral Monday to Support Locked Out Honeywell Workers

Moral Monday to Support Locked Out Honeywell Workers

Press coverage of the rally: WAMC Time Warner News On August 15th, clergy, people of faith, and union allies joined with locked out workers from United Auto Workers Local 1508 to support them in their calls for fair contract negotiations. These...
Get Ready for Labor Day

Get Ready for Labor Day

Labor Day is a fantastic opportunity for congregations to learn about and take action toward justice for all workers. Labor-Religion Coalition invites your community to celebrate Labor Day by taking part in Labor in the Pulpits/On the Bimah/In...
Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27

Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27

New Yorkers of all faiths are compelled by our traditions to seek justice. How do we do so faithfully and effectively in a time of increasing inequality, poverty and ideological division? September 25-27, join people of faith from across New York...
Demand Democracy in New York

Demand Democracy in New York

This spring we’ve been reminded yet again how badly New York’s political system needs reform. April’s primary highlighted New York’s low voter turnout and antiquated registration process. Then May brought the sentencing of...
Major Steps Forward for Farmworkers

Major Steps Forward for Farmworkers

Great news! On Tuesday May 10th, a coalition of farmworkers and advocates – including the Workers’ Center of Central New York and the Worker Justice Center of New York – filed a lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional denial to...