Blessed are the Organizers: Community Organizing as Spiritual Practice

Sponsored by Chicago Theological Seminary's Center for Jewish, Christian, Islamic Studies. Rabbi Rachel S. Mikva, Director of JCIS, introduced the panelists.

Dr. Rami Nashashibi led this workshop on how to create positive change in your community. Grounded in the prophetic principles of compassion, service and justice, the workshop utilized the best of organizing wisdom and experience. Rami Nashashibi is the founding Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, an inspiring and effective agent of social transformation in Chicago. Nashishibi is also a Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology of Religion and Muslim Studies at CTS.