The Jewish Organizing Initiative: How One Small Group of People Is Making a Difference in One Big City

By Michael J. Brown

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Fall 2003

This article discusses the development, impact, influence, goals, principles, and curriculum of the Jewish Organizing Initiative (JOI) in Boston. JOI is a group which recruits young Jewish adults to come to Boston for a year of social justice work, Jewish learning, and community building. The article then outlines what it would take to replicate the JOI program in another city.

Topic: Organizational Development, Social Services, Employment, Leadership, Jewish Organizations, Jobs

Name of Publication: The Reconstructionist

Editor: Hirsh, Richard

Volume/Issue: Vol.68/No.1

Page Number(s): 57-62

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Boston, Massachusetts

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Brown, Michael J. The Jewish Organizing Initiative: How One Small Group of People Is Making a Difference in One Big City. The Reconstructionist. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA). Fall 2003: 57-62. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4177


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