Announcing the 5th Institute for Pragmatic Practice Symposium

Cell Blocks and Border Stops: Transformative Activism in an Age of Dehumanization   Mark Your Calendars!   October 17-19, 2013 – New York City   Featuring: Dr. Cornel West, john powell and Pramila Jayapal The Alliance for A Just Society and Union Theology Seminary are partnering to bring you Cell Blocks & Border Stops. AContinue reading “Announcing the 5th Institute for Pragmatic Practice Symposium”

Unfair to Immigrants, Costly to Taxpayers

This op-ed, originally published in the New York Times, is co-authored by Andrew Friedman, co-executive director of Make the Road New York, an Alliance affiliate. Every year thousands of immigrants being held on Rikers Island are transferred to federal custody and deported. Only about half of them have a criminal record, many of them areContinue reading “Unfair to Immigrants, Costly to Taxpayers”