The Common Good

Shakei Haynes

Shakei Haynes is Campaigns Assistant at Sojourners. He majored in Political Science at Howard University and is currently a student at Wesley Theological Seminary pursuing his Master of Divinity.

 

Blog Posts by Shakei Haynes

Posted by Shakei Haynes 17 weeks 2 days ago
The Fast for Families bus continues its journey across the country getting closer to its final destination: Washington, D.C., on April 9. Fast for Families’ leader, Eliseo Medina was arrested in...
Posted by Shakei Haynes 18 weeks 3 days ago
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to spend the night at the Metropolitan House Men’s Shelter, part of Washington, D.C.’s, Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church.And in this experience, Henri...
Posted by Shakei Haynes 19 weeks 6 days ago
Building on the momentum from last year’s fast on the National Mall, the #Fast4Families campaign has entered into its next phase: a cross-country bus tour. Keeping with the theme “Act; Fast; and Pray...
Posted by Shakei Haynes 21 weeks 7 hours ago
A year ago this week, news headlines were filled with the story of Hadiya Pendleton. She was a 15-year-old band majorette from Chicago, who would march in the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade with...
Posted by Shakei Haynes 22 weeks 3 days ago
There have been recent talks about increasing the federal minimum wage. However, there is a group of waged workers that is often overlooked in this debate: tipped workers. They are subject to the “...