Media Advisories & Press Releases
5.27.21 - Sojourners is proud to welcome Adwoa Rey as Chief Advancement Officer. In her role she will direct and oversee Sojourners Advancement department, and lead the growth and implementation of Sojourners fundraising efforts, including the public phase of its first-ever capital campaign, coinciding with its 50th anniversary.
5.25.2021 - Faiths4Vaccines, a multifaith coalition of religious leaders and medical professionals working to resolve gaps in vaccine outreach, is hosting a national summit on Wednesday, May 26 to support equitable and far-reaching vaccine distribution in the United States.
5.24.2021 - Sojourners is launching El Camino - The Way, a collection of sermons from various faith leaders calling for just immigration policies and encouraging their congregations to understand immigration as a theological issue and join advocacy efforts.
4.28.2021 - 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.
4.20.2021 - 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.
Sojourners in the News
Source: Fox News | Brooke Singman
The White House is also partnering with Faiths4Vaccines—a multi-faith coalition of 46 faith-based organizations including the Christian Community Development Association, the National Association of Evangelicals, the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers, Sojourners, the National Council of Churches, the Union for Reform Judaism, the National African American Clergy Network, the Catholic Health Association, the Islamic Medical Association of North America, and more.
Source: The Washington Post
“Several of our folks were speakers at protests and were articulating a theological voice in the midst of this time calling for accountability and transparency and justice,” said the Rev. Terrance McKinley, director of racial justice and mobilizing for Sojourners.
Source: The Washington Post | Jim Wallis
The COVID-19 pandemic was revelatory; that’s a term that speaks to our nation’s spiritual transformation more than it does to our politics.
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.