Media Advisories & Press Releases
Sojourners’ President, Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, and Founder, Rev. Jim Wallis, applaud President Biden’s American Families Plan released today. The American Families Plan, along with the American Jobs Plan, build onto the American Rescue Plan which was signed into law earlier this year.
Washington, DC– Today, nearly one year after the death of George Floyd, a jury formally announced that his killer – former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin – is guilty of all charges. Sojourners Founder Jim Wallis and Sojourners President Rev. Adam Russell Taylor gave the following joint statement in response:
Racial Justice Call to Action from the #breathewithme Revolution, in partnership with Sojourners and the Black Music Action Coalition
The cross-racial, cross- partisan group of 50 leaders, representing over 40 million Americans, commit to supporting TRHT process to restore the soul of America.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rev. Adam Taylor, President of Sojourners and Rev. Jim Wallis, Founder and Ambassador of Sojourners along with 17 other Christian leaders, as a part of the Circle of Protection, have sent a letter to President Biden and every member of Congress affirming the importance of justice for poor and marginalized people in the Build Back Better legislation that they will now be considering.
Sojourners in the News
Source: The Christian Post | Leonardo Blair
Christian social justice organization Sojourners said in a statement:
"Today, nearly one year after the death of George Floyd, a jury formally announced that his killer — former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin — is guilty of all charges. Sojourners founder Jim Wallis and Sojourners President, the Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, gave the following joint statement in response.
Source: The Miami Herald | Leonard Pitts Jr.
Granted, the 1980s was hardly the first time — or the last — people allowed their politics to be informed by their faith. As the lives and ministries of Jim Wallis, Jeremiah Wright, William Barber II and Martin Luther King, Jr. amply attest, the progressive left has often done the same thing.
Source: Religion News Service | Jim Wallis and Barbara Williams-Skinner
There’s a preacher in the house — or at least, in the Senate. “A vote is a kind of prayer — to God.” That’s what Sen. Raphael Warnock, Georgia’s first Black senator, said in his first floor speech in the Senate chamber.
Source: Religion News Service | Jim Wallis
It isn’t often that a bill comes before Congress that is principled, pragmatic and popular.
Source: Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks
Jones’ case has drawn attention from faith leaders — including Dallas megachurch pastor and author Bishop T.D. Jakes and Sojourners founder Jim Wallis — who ramped up their support for the inmate as Monday’s hearing neared. Some expressed concern that racism and false testimony may have figured in Jones’ case.