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GBIO Programs in 2018

Temple Isaiah has been actively engaged in the social justice campaigns of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) for over a decade. GBIO includes over 45 churches, mosques, and synagogues working together across religious, racial, ethnic, class, and neighborhood lines for the public good. This year Temple Isaiah and GBIO have been actively engaged in work on criminal justice reform, health care (including mental health), and affordable housing. Temple Isaiah’s work in support of criminal justice reform included events at Temple Isaiah, hosting meetings with lawmakers, attendance at rallies at the State House, and phone calls to our legislators. And working together with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) we achieved the passage of landmark legislation signed into law by Governor Baker on April 13, 2018. GBIO was joined in its efforts by 50 Reform clergy across the

Join Temple Isaiah at GBIO’s Candidates Accountability Night, Thursday, August 23 (arrive 6:30 pm), at Boston Teacher Union

Temple Isaiah members will join over 600 members of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) at a major candidates action just before the September 4 primaries. The event will take place at the Boston Teachers Union, 180 Vernon St, Dorchester. This will be a large public action with the Suffolk and Middlesex District Attorney (DA) candidates and the Democratic candidates for governor. We will hold the DAs accountable for acting on criminal justice reform and the gubernatorial candidates for homeownership, criminal justice, and health care. We will be organizing carpools for our attendees from the Temple (contact Don Detweiler for more information).

If you are interested in learning more about GBIO, please contact Evy Megerman.

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