The Common Good

Joey Longley

Communications Assistant

Joey Longley is communications assistant at Sojourners. In this role, Joey articulates the biblical call to social justice by connecting with faith leaders, the media, and the public. 

Before coming to us at Sojourners, Joey managed Ohio State Representative Michael Stinziano’s re-election campaign, served on the board of a Columbus after-school program called All THAT (Teens Hopeful About Tomorrow), and worked in the Washington, DC, office of Senator Sherrod Brown.

Joey is a graduate of The Ohio State University, receiving his degree in political science and economics.  While at Ohio State, Joey became passionate about connecting his most deeply held convictions with the world’s most pressing problems. He is fascinated by international economic development and wrote his senior honors thesis on the intersection of unionization and politics in the Chavez era in Venezuela.

You can follow Joey on Twitter.

Blog Posts by Joey Longley

Posted by Joey Longley 2 weeks 2 days ago
Yesterday, the Supreme Court struck down a law that limited the amount of money that an individual can contribute to political campaigns in a two-year election cycle, while upholding the limit that...
Posted by Joey Longley 3 weeks 4 days ago
Today, the Supreme Court heard two cases that have major implications for the intersection of religious liberty and health care in America. While Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores and ...
Posted by Joey Longley 8 weeks 3 days ago
Don’t let the media tell you that nothing is going to happen in Washington this year. Sure, Congress may be gridlocked on major legislation as we approach midterm elections, but key decisions are set...
Posted by Joey Longley 17 weeks 4 days ago
It seems like there’s nothing but bad news all around us. Congress can’t get anything done, the Middle East is in turmoil, and climate change is making natural disasters worse around the world. But a...
Posted by Joey Longley 21 weeks 5 days ago
In the age of the internet, we have access to a vast quantity of information beyond our dreams even twenty years ago. Most of the time, I use this power to look at LOLCats and Buzzfeed articles like...