Resources and Reflections for Justice Leaders

ICJS is committed to helping religious communities and leaders gain the skills, resources, and relationships they need to thrive in our interreligious world. This page offers reflections and opportunities for official and unofficial religious leaders in Baltimore and beyond.

October 31, 2018

‘Rodef’ for justice

The following is a guest post by Rachel Kraft Elliott, Chief of Staff and VP of Community Development at CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc. and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore […]
October 25, 2018

Pound the Pavement for Justice

The following is a guest post by McKenna Lewellen, Program Coordinator at The Center, a mission initiative of the Presbytery of Baltimore, and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn […]
October 23, 2018

Seeking justice at home in Baltimore

The following is a guest post by Larysa Salamacha, Managing Director of Business Development at the Baltimore Development Corporation and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the […]
October 22, 2018

A Jewish Journey from Indifference to Inspiration

The following is a guest post by Diana Goldsmith, Program Associate for Repair the World: Baltimore at Jewish Volunteer Connection and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about […]
October 17, 2018

Humility builds interfaith relationships

The following is a guest post by Michael Hunt, Pastor at The Open Church of Maryland and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining Justice in […]
October 15, 2018

Finding Our Religious Voices for Social Justice

The following is a guest post by Cassandra, Personal Development Coach and Speaker at Vincent Media and Consulting and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining […]
October 10, 2018

Progressive Values, Progressive Faith

The following is a guest post by Noah Mitchell, Program Coordinator for the Baltimore Jewish Council and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining Justice in […]
October 8, 2018

We Need More Than Religion

The following is a guest post by Cory Anderson, Assistant Director of Career Communities at Towson University, Founder of Identity BluePrint, and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about […]
October 3, 2018

Finding a Balance: Service, Advocacy, and the Role of Religion

The following is a guest post by Josh Sherman, an associate at Repair the World: Baltimore at Jewish Volunteer Connection and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining […]
October 1, 2018

As the Crowd Bows

The following is a guest post by Rev. Scott Adams, Assistant Director of Interfaith and Ecumenical Ministries at Loyola University and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about […]
September 26, 2018

Our Ethical Imperative, our Faithful Force

The following is a guest post by Kathryn Frey-Balter, a federal public defender for the District of Maryland from 1992 until earlier this year when she left to address systemic […]
September 24, 2018

We are Commanded to Speak up for Justice

The following is a guest post by Tariq Najee-ullah, assistant imam at the Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore, a patent agent, founder of the interfaith education organization DC Musliman, and […]