“Repair the World” Ramps Up Campaign to Engage Thousands for MLK Day

This post originally appeared on Ohio Jewish Chronicle on January 6, 2017

By OJC

One month ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017, Repair the World unveiled new resources to boost participation in Act Now for Racial Justice, the campaign engaging young adults in supporting racial justice through volunteer service, dialogue, and learning. Post-election, Repair the World has seen a marked increase in young adults stepping up to take action to address the needs of marginalized communities, and a flood of new volunteers supporting efforts to restore equity issues like education and food justice.

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You Should Know…

This post originally appeared in Baltimore Jewish Times on January 5, 2017

By Josh Sherman

Josh Sherman, 25, is a native son here in Charm City. He grew up with his Conservative Jewish family in the Guildford/Oakenshaw area of Baltimore, where they were part of Chizuk Amuno Congregation. He attended Krieger Schechter Day School through eighth grade, followed by Baltimore City College for high school. Though he left town for college (Kenyon College in Ohio), he found himself back in his hometown after graduation.

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Repair the World and Wigle Whiskey Blend for Community Support

This post originally appeared in The Jewish Chronicle on January 4, 2017

By Adam Reinherz

For many, ’tis the season of seemingly endless celebrations among those sporting turtlenecks and tweeds while hoisting a spirited beverage or two. And although most holiday partygoers participate in mainly mundane evenings, just how many merrymakers boast of attending whiskey-infused gatherings engendering social restoration?

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Artist Spotlight: Aaron Samuels

In the month leading up to MLK Day, our blog will be exploring diverse expressions of art created by people of color. The blog will highlight artists, collaborators, performers, poets, filmmakers, and everything in between. We will be exploring creative outlets that express the various ways racial injustice exists today.

In addition to reading, you can join our MLK Campaign and help us serve in solidarity by hosting and volunteering. Together we can #ActNowForRacialJustice.

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Repair the World Launches Racial Justice Campaign for King Commemoration

This post originally appeared on The St. Louis Jewish Light on December 29, 2015

By Marcy Oster

The nonprofit organization, which engages young Jewish adults as volunteers, will provide volunteer opportunities throughout the weekend remembering the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to address racial injustice. The campaign will also offer the opportunity for volunteers to host a “Turn the Tables Shabbat Dinner,” to discuss the difficult issues of the day, on Jan. 15.

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Artist Spotlight: Toshi Reagon

In the month leading up to MLK Day, our blog will be exploring diverse expressions of art created by people of color. The blog will highlight artists, collaborators, performers, poets, filmmakers, and everything in between. We will be exploring creative outlets that express the various ways racial injustice exists today.

In addition to reading, you can join our MLK Campaign and help us serve in solidarity by hosting and volunteering. Together we can #ActNowForRacialJustice.

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Artist Spotlight: Kehinde Wiley

In the month leading up to MLK Day, our blog will be exploring diverse expressions of art created by people of color. The blog will highlight artists, collaborators, performers, poets, filmmakers, and everything in between. We will be exploring creative outlets that express the various ways racial injustice exists today.

In addition to reading, you can join our MLK Campaign and help us serve in solidarity by hosting and volunteering. Together we can #ActNowForRacialJustice.

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