This is one of those moments we're proud to be New Yorkers:
Campaign finance reform is a very real possibility in New York State this year. 
In his State of State at the end of January, Governor Cuomo inspired us with an impassioned call to fix our democracy. 
This is our moment to unite in creativity, solidarity, and action so, with our partners, we're doubling down on our faith-based organizing.
Next week, please take the first step with us and join a webinar of faith groups organized by Common Cause, our partner in work to get money out of politics.
Too many of our congregants, supporters, friends and family are hurt by unlimited money in our politics.
This is our calling – to serve the vision of wholeness for our communities and heal our democracy.
And this is our moment – support for campaign finance reform is at an all-time high in NY. 
The policies to solve this have been researched and analyzed, written and proposed.
What we need now is people power: to rally our fellow New Yorkers, open their hearts and minds to this call for justice, and plan strategic action to support reform.
You're invited to join the webinar where we'll build concrete steps for action together.
We need to ressurect a democracy that provides disaster relief, social services, education, or other pressing needs for our neighbors – a democracy that works for voters, not just those with the resources to fund campaigns.
I hope you will join us, Auburn Seminary, Common Cause, Occupy Faith, the Muslim Consultative Network and the Labor-Religion Coalition of New York State on the webinar.
 "Will this be the year the state reforms its campaign finance law? If Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s track record is any indication, it will be achieved."
– "Klein could hold key to campaign finance reform," Riverdale Press, 2/16/13.
 "In State of State, Cuomo Makes Progressive Pivot," WNYC, 1/9/13.
 "Poll: Support for campaign finance reform at all-time high," Legislative Gazette, 1/22/13.
I’m so grateful for Groundswell, and I’m not the only one. They’re helping inspire and equip people of faith and moral courage to heal the world and make an impact every day. I hope you’ll join me this year in showing Groundswell some love, and making their work possible.
I’m writing you from DC where we hand-delivered 15,000 Sanctuary petition signatures TWICE in meetings with key decision makers – (1) yesterday, at an action in Senator Mitch McConnell’s office, we met with the soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader’s Chief of Staff, and (2) today in a meeting with high-level officials from the Department of Homeland Security.
Come join us on Friday afternoon, December 12th at 3:30pm for “Prayer, Praise, and Peaceful Protest: A Prophetic Response to Violence” on the steps of New York City Hall.
People of faith and moral courage – including pastors, rabbis, and imams – across New York are calling out for justice, accountability and reform after a grand jury in Staten Island failed to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the homicide of Eric Garner.
Angela doesn’t have 3-6 months to wait until President Obama’s executive action accepts applications – even though she may qualify as an undocumented mom of two U.S. citizen children.
Gluten-free, vegetarian, nut-allergy – there are probably as many dietary restrictions at my dinner table during the holidays as there are world religions. That’s why this round up has a little something for everyone.