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Adam Taylor

Rev. Adam Russell Taylor currently serves as the vice president of advocacy at World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

Taylor previously served as a White House fellow in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and Public Engagement. He was formerly the senior political director at Sojourners, where he was responsible for leading the organization’s advocacy, coalition building, and constituency outreach. He has also served as the executive director of Global Justice, an organization that educates and mobilizes students around global human rights and economic justice. Before co-founding Global Justice, he worked as an associate at the Harvard University Carr Center for Human Rights and as an urban fellow in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development in New York City.

Taylor is a graduate of Emory University, the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. He is the author of Mobilizing Hope: Faith-Inspired Activism for a Post-Civil Rights Generation. Taylor, an ordained associate minister at the First Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., is married to Sharee McKenzie Taylor; they have a son, Joshua.

Blog Posts by Adam Taylor

Posted by Adam Taylor 1 year 13 weeks ago
I will march on Saturday because I refuse to allow my two sons to be treated as statistics or a stereotypes rather than as children of God. I will march because overly aggressive policing...
Posted by Adam Taylor 1 year 34 weeks ago
This week a large number of Americans are celebrating Holy Week, leading up to Easter Sunday. Churches will be packed with both the regulars as well as the once- or twice-a-year worshippers for...
Posted by Adam Taylor 2 years 16 weeks ago
I wonder what would happen if the daily barrage of negative, misleading political campaign ads were replaced just for a day by a one-minute clip from the opening ceremony of the International AIDS...
Posted by Adam Taylor 5 years 40 weeks ago
Posted by Adam Taylor 5 years 51 weeks ago

Articles by Adam Taylor

Lessons of solidarity and hope from the movement against AIDS.

Ten years after the formal dismantling of apartheid, economic injustice, HIV/AIDS, and poverty stand in the way of real reconciliation - and present daunting challenges for the South African church.

This is a historical moment of unique potential.

Millennium Goals offer hope against poverty.

Will the AIDS initiative make a difference?