Notes from Barry from a meeting with We the People of Detroit & a Democratic Presidential Candidate

This week, water justice team co-chair Barry Rubin attended a meeting with a Democratic Presidential candidate and We the People of Detroit. Check out his reflections here, along with the remarks he prepared (but did not get the chance to share).

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Co.Activists Unite Event

A few weeks ago I attended the launch event for Co.act Detroit, a new space for non-profits to work and collaborate.

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Welcoming Allie Zeff to the staff!

Hi! I'm Allie!  I'm the newly hired DJJ Organizer  Organizing with DJJ has been a transformative journey for me and I am grateful for the opportunity to use my experience as an educator and organizer to support DJJ’s mission full time!

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DJJ Leaders at Shavuot

DJJ leaders did an awesome job teaching some of the sessions at the Tikkun Leil Shavuot event hosted by Congregation T'chiyah and the Downtown Synagogue.

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Announcing our new hire!

The past 5 months of evaluation and organizational assessment have proved fruitful in a number of areas. Read on for information about the process and the new hire!

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Introducing our new intern, Jacob!

Hi DJJ,

I'm Jacob (he/him) and I'm excited to be interning at DJJ this summer.

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DJJ Restructuring Process Overview & Key Insights

Since Eleanor Gamalski left the staff team in January, Susannah Goodman has been facilitating an incredible transition team of DJJ leaders and friends with deep movement experience to restructure our staff team. Check out the process these folks used and the insights they generated here. 

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Full-Throated Song & Really Good Lawyers.

Dear friends,

This past weekend, we received an incredible honor. DJJ accepted the "Unsung Hero" award from our local National Lawyers Guild at their 82nd Anniversary Dinner. It was surreal: listening to Julie's glowing introduction, hearing Rashida's appreciation, and witnessing a standing ovation... can it really be that in a few short years we have earned this kind of respect from Detroit's justice community?

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Climate Change & Consciousness

Rabbi Moshe Givental recently travelled to the UK to join the Extinction Rebellion protests. 

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Join the Wolfgang Host Committee or purchase tickets!

Click here to be taken to the ticket and Host Committee registration page for the Wolfgang Awards!

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