Leading Jewish Organizations Endorse the PPC

As the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) swept the States this summer, several leading Jewish organizations, many of which are national, endorsed this historic movement. 

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Our co-founder's recent landmark court case win

Mary Ellen Gurewitz, DJJ co-founder and Steering Committee member, recently won a historic case for voting rights in Michigan's straight-ticket voting issue.

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Valeriya's Experience at the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training

A few months back, thanks to the support of Michigan Voice, I had the deep honor of attending a retreat with the premier institution on grassroots fundraising training. 

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A Letter to DJJ from the Pilgrimage Rabbi

Dear DJJ Community,

I am writing you, in the midst of a Pilgrimage, walking from my former home near Boston, to what I hope will be my new home for a very very long time in Metro Detroit.

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Rabbi Alana's Remarks at Duggan's District 5 Community Meeting

On Monday July 23rd, 7 DJJ leaders attended Mayor Duggan's community meeting in District Five. Rabbi Alana addressed the Mayor directly, asking a sharp question about structural racism.

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Dylan on Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute

Over the weekend of July 6th, over sixty leaders from around the country gathered at Mack Market to participate in the second immersion offered by the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute.

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Miriam's thoughts on Good Pitch Local Detroit

This Tuesday I had the pleasure of attending Good Pitch Local Detroit

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Shabbaton & Sustainability

Our Shabbaton (intensive leadership retreat) was a lab for community building, political education, and making environmentally sustainable decisions. 

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Leah on her summer organizing internship

Hey everyone! My name is Leah, and I have been interning at DJJ this summer. It’s about time for me to write this blog post to introduce myself and say goodbye as well. 

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#FreeOurFuture

A huge yasher koach* to Mijente for rallying hundreds in San Diego in the face of the zero tolerance immigration policy Operation Streamline. 

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