Challenging Incarceration in New York State

Challenging Incarceration in New York State

​At the end of last year, the New York Times published a series of investigative articles exposing racial injustice at every level of the New York State Prison system.​ For the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated, their family members, their...
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 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...

[Release] March 2nd Interfaith Lobby Day

  Diverse Faith Groups Call for $15 Minimum Wage Protestant, Jewish and Catholic leaders cite moral necessity of living wages   Albany (March 2, 2016) – Leaders representing a diverse group of faith-based organizations voiced...
Standing With Workers Is Standing With God by Rev. Drew Paton

Standing With Workers Is Standing With God by Rev. Drew Paton

On November 10th, Rev. Drew Paton spent the day at rallies and store actions in Albany with fast food workers, and has shared his reflections on the day: The courageous workers with whom I was privileged to stand this week are risking everything...

November 10th Fight for $15 Media Round-up

November 10th was a powerful day of action, with striking workers leading the way to demand living wages and dignity at work. Strikes occurred in 270, with solidarity rallies in 500 cities globally. Here’s a sampling of yesterday’s...

Moral Monday 6/15/15 – Senate ‘Indictment’

The following ‘indictment’ was read by 100 protesters outside the New York Senate Chambers on Monday, June 15, 2015, at a Moral Mondays rally. Earlier, faith, labor, and community leaders, workers, and people of conscience criticized...