Socialist Community Organizations in the United States

(These organizations’ teachings are contrary to Catholic teaching)

National

1.  Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF)  www.industrialareasfoundation.org
2.  Gamaliel  www.gamaliel.org
3.  People Improving Communities through Organizing (PICO)  www.piconetwork.org
4.  Direct Action & Research Training (DART)  www.thedartcenter.org
5.  Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ)  www.iwj.org
6.  USAction (aka Citizen Action)  www.usaction.org

7.  New – Organizing for Action (OFA) www.barackobama.com/about/about-ofa

(Organizing for Action (OFA) affiliates have supposedly not been created yet.  It is likely the above six organizations already have common membership with OFA.  The following is from the OFA/Barack Obama website’s Frequently Asked Questions:  People from all 50 states with different backgrounds and skill sets will work to form Organizing for Action local organizations to support President Obama and fight for the issues we care about. We’ll have more information to come, but if you have an idea about how to organize your community, please email organizingforaction@gmail.com.”)

States

(Scroll down to see if your state has any affiliates of the first 6 of 7 socialist community organization’s (SCO) listed above.  The (SCOs) are numbered the same below as they are above.)

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1.  INDUSTRIAL AREAS FOUNDATION’S (IAF) 55 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS AND 4 INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS:

ARIZONA

Arizona Institute for Public Life
1802 E. Thomas Road, Suite #15
Phoenix, AZ 85016-9134
Lead Organizer: Frank Pierson
602-361-5174 602-361-5174
602-248-0610 fax

PIMA County Interfaith Council (PCIC)
639 East Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85705-7433
Lead Organizer: Genevieve Jarmillo- Padilla
520-903-2333 520-903-2333
520-903-2444 fax

Greater Valley Interfaith Project
1802 E. Thomas Road
Suite 15
Phoenix, AZ 85016-8134
Lead Organizer: Joe Rubio
602-248-0607 602-248-0607
602-248-0610 fax

CALIFORNIA

Bay Area Organizing Committee
1031 Franklin St. Suite 1107
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-563-0262 415-563-0262
415-563-0269 fax
BAOC123@sbcglobal.net

Central Coast Interfaith Sponsors (COPA)
95 Alta Vista Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Lead Organizer: Joaquin Sanchez
831-728-3210 831-728-3210
831-728-3210 fax

Southern California Education Fund
ONE LA – IAF

1545 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 329
Los Angeles, CA 90017 Lead Organizer: Maribeth Larkin
Director: Ernesto Cortes, Jr. 213-273-8420 213-273-8420
213-273-4727 213-273-4727 fax

Sacramento Valley Organizing Community (SVOC)
6750 Folsom Blvd.
Suite #237
Sacramento, CA 95819
Lead Organizer: Alison Rodrigues
916-494-1603 916-494-1603

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Virginians Organized For Interfaith Community Engagement (VOICE)
c/o WIN
1226 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Lead Organizer: Martin Trimble
202- 518-0815 202- 518-0815
www.voice-iaf.org

Washington Interfaith Network
c/o Luther Place Memorial Church
1226 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
Lead Organizer: Martin Trimble
202-518-0815 202-518-0815
202-667-0037 fax
www.windc-iaf.org

ILLINOIS

DuPage United
c/o Faith Lutheran Church
41 North Park Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Lead Organizer: Amy Lawless
630-743-9649 630-743-9649 Cell
www.dupageunited.org

Lake County United
P.O. Box 726
29700 N. St. Mary’s Road
Libertyville, IL 60048-1926
Lead Organizer:Tom Lenz
847-266-9803 847-266-9803
847-432-6710 fax
www.lakecountyunited.org

United Power for Action & Justice
P.O. Box 11865
Chicago, IL 60611
Lead Organizer: Matt McDermott
773-944-5437 773-944-5437
www.united-power.org

Public Action for Change Today (PACT)
Chicago, IL  Coordinator: Amy Totsch
773-803-8830 773-803-8830

IOWA

Des Moines AMOS
c/o 3314 48th Place
Des Moines, IA 50310
Lead Organizer: Paul Turner
515-554-3433 515-554-3433
515-255-6500 fax

LOUISIANA

The Jeremiah Group
2028 Paxton Street
Suite A
Harvey, LA 70058
Lead Organizer: Jacqueline Jones
504-328-1784 504-328-1784
504-328-6579 fax

Northern Louisiana Interfaith Sponsoring Committee
P.O. Box 7553
Monroe, LA 71211
Lead Organizer: Perry Perkins

MARYLAND

AIM- Action in Montgomery
c/o Woodside United Methodist Church
8900 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Lead Organizer: Alisa Glassman
301-388-0330 301-388-0330
301-589-6338 fax
www.actioninmontgomery.org

BUILD- Baltimoreans United for Leadership Development
2439 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21218
Lead Organizer: Rob English
410-528-0305 410-528-0305
410-528-0316 fax
www.buildiaf.org

People Acting Together in Howard (PATH)
P.O. Box 404
Simpsonville, MD 21150
Lead Organizer: Cynthia Marshall
(443)433-8054 (443)433-8054
Path.iaf@gmail.com
www.path-iaf.org

MASSACHUSETTS

Greater Boston Interfaith Organization
594 Columbia Rd. Suite #402
Dorchester, MA 02125
Lead Organizer: Cheri Andes
617-825-5600 617-825-5600
617-825-5400 fax
www.gbio.org

NEBRASKA

Omaha Together One Community (OTOC)
3647 Lafayette Avenue
Omaha, NE 68131
Lead Organizer: Paul Tuner
402-344-4401 402-344-4401
402-344-4272 fax

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Together

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque Interfaith
6001 Marble Avenue NE
Suite 11
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Lead Organizer: Kip Bobroff
505-268-3991 505-268-3991
505-262-1403 fax

NEW YORK

EBC – East Brooklyn Congregation
551 Vandalia Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Lead Organizer: Michael Stanley
718-642-1780 718-642-1780
718-642-1450 718-642-1450
718-642-4313 fax

Long Island CAN
60 Oliver Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580-1655
Lead Organizer: Beth Brockland
516-285-5810 516-285-5810
516-285-0723 fax

EQUAL
Metro IAF
85-18 61st Road
Rego Park, NY 11374
Lead Organizer: Ojeda Hall-Phillips
Administrator: Pat Oettinger
718-898-4194 718-898-4194
718-898-4389 fax
347-495-4960 347-495-4960 Cell

EQUAL
389 E. 150TH Street
Bronx, NY 10455
Lead Organizer: Adam Barbanel Fried
718-665-5564 718-665-5564
718-665-5386 fax
sbchurches@aol.com

Manhattan Together
125 E. 105TH Street
New York, NY 10029
Lead Organizer: Marielys Divanne
212-369-4106 212-369-4106
212-369-5824 fax

NORTH CAROLINA

Triangle CAN
4907 Garrett Road
Durham, NC 27707
Lead Organizer: Brenda Howerton
Admin. Assistant: Maria Calvopina
919-403-7082 919-403-7082
919-403-7572 fax

H.E.L.P. Helping Empower Local People
c/o St. Paul Baptist Church
1401 Allen Street
Charlotte, NC 28205
Lead Organizer: Chris Bishop
Mail to:
P.O. Box 34008
Charlotte, NC 28234-4008
704-333-0059 704-333-0059
704-333-0425 fax

Durham Congregations, Associations, and Neighborhoods (Durham CAN) www.durhamcan.org

North Carolina Latino Coalition
4907 Garrett Road
Durham, NC 27707
www.nclatinocoalition.org

Third Reconstruction Institute
4907 Garrett Road
Durham, NC 27707
Lead Organizer: Gerald Taylor
919-403-7082 919-403-7082
919-403-7572 fax
www.iafsoutheast.com/tri.html

CHANGE – Winston Salem
639 S. Green Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Lead Organizer: Deltra Bonner
336-721-1660 336-721-1660
336-721-1225 fax
www.changeiaf.org

OHIO

Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC)

http://greaterclevelandcongregations.org/

Ohio I.A.F.

OKLAHOMA

VOICE OKC – formerly known as (Oklahoma Sponsoring Committee (OSC))

Kris King info@oksponsoring.org

OREGON

Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good
1244 NE 39TH Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
www.macg.org

TEXAS

Interfaith Education Fund
1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 120W
Austin, TX 78723
Director: Ernesto Cortes, Jr.
Associate DIrector: Christine Stephens
512-459-6551 512-459-6551 office
512-459-6558 fax

ACT- Allied Communities of Tarrant
P.O. Box 3565
Fort Worth, TX 76113
817-921-2228 817-921-2228
817-921-2236 fax

Austin Interfaith
1301 S. IH35 #313
Austin, TX 78741
Lead Organizer: Doug Greco
512-916-0100 512-916-0100
512-916-0251 fax

The Border Organization
P.O. Box 2312
Del Rio, TX 78841
Lead Organizer: Ramon Duran
830-734-8883 830-734-8883
830-774-1822 fax

COPS/ Metro Alliance
123 Octavia Place
San Antonio, TX 78214
Lead Organizer: Ramon Duran
210-222-2367 210-222-2367
210-222-8562 210-222-8562
210-224-6060 fax

Dallas Areas Interfaith
1104 Lupo Drive
Dallas, TX 75207
Lead Organizer: Willie Bennett
214-689-5988 214-689-5988
214-689-6865 fax

The Border Interfaith Sponsoring Committee
P.O. Box 23150
El Paso, TX 79923
Lead Organizer: Kevin Courtney

EPISO (El Paso Interreligious Sponsoring Committee)
1415 N. Dakota Street
El Paso, TX 79930
Lead Organizer: Kevin Courtney
915-778-3200 915-778-3200
915-778-9730 fax

The Metropolitan Organization/TMO
4141 Southwest Freeway
Suite 650
Houston, TX 77027
Lead Organizer: Renee Wizig-Barrios
713-807-1429 713-807-1429
713-807-7988 fax

Valley Interfaith
1508 E. Highway 83
Suite C
Weslaco, TX 78596
Lead Organizer: Elizabeth Valdez
956-968-3900 956-968-3900
956-968-3955 fax

West Texas Organizing Strategy Committee
P.O. Box 5237
Lubbock, TX 79408-5237
Lead Organizer: Beatris Vega
806-762-4788 806-762-4788
806-747-4277 fax

WASHINGTON

IAF Northwest/ Justice Alliance
649 Strander Blvd. Suite B
Tukwila, WA 98188
Lead Organizer: Joe Chrastil
206-575-2252 206-575-2252
206-575-2262 fax
www.iafnw.org

Spokane Alliance
1526 E. 11TH Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
www.spokanealliance.org

WISCONSIN

Common Ground Inc. (Greater Milwaukee)
c/o Bob Connolly
1034 E. Ogden Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Lead Organizer: Mark Fraley
800-258-7575 800-258-7575
414-272-0199 fax
414-517-3379 414-517-3379 cell
www.commongroundwi.org

INTERNATIONAL

AUSTRALIA

Sydney Alliance
LVI 3/4 Goulburn Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

CANADA

Greater Edmonton Alliance (GEA)
9613 – 111 Ave
Edmonton, AB, Canada
T5G 0A9
Lead Organizer: Michael Walters
780-485-1089 780-485-1089
780-485-2702 fax
www.greateredmontonalliance.com

GERMANY

The German Institute for Community Organizing
Lead Organizer:Fr. Leo Penta
www.dico-berlin.org

UNITED KINGDOM

Citizen Organizing Foundation (COF)
112 Cavell Street
London, E1 2JA
United Kingdom
Lead Organizer: Neil Jameson
020-7375-1658
020-7375-2034 fax
info@cof.org.uk
www.cof.org.uk

2.  GAMALIEL’S 44 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS AND 2 INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS:

CALIFORNIA

Arc of California
1225 8th Street
Suite 350
Sacramento, CA 95815

Phone:
Website: www.thearcca.org
Staff Directory

CAUSE

Coastal Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy

2021 Sperry Avenue #18
Ventura, CA 93003

Phone:
Website: www.coastalalliance.com
Staff Directory

GENESIS
1707 Gouldin Rd.
Oakland, CA 94611

Phone:
Website: www.genesisca.org
Email: gamaliel-ca@sbcglobal.net
Staff Directory

 

GEORGIA

ABLE

Atlantans Building Leadership for Empowerment

542 Moreland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30316

Phone:
Email: sherita@gamaliel.org
Staff Directory

HAWAII

FACE

Faith Action for Community Equity

1352 Liliha St., Room 2
Honolulu, HI 96817

Phone:
Website: www.facehawaii.org/
Email: face.office@facehawaii.org
Staff Directory

 

ILLINOIS

GMC

Gamaliel of Metro Chicago
Website: gamalielofmetrochicago.org

GMC Affiliates:

FCCG

Faith Coalition for the Common Good

c/o Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
2208 E. Kansas Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Phone:
Website: www.faithcoalition-il.org
Staff Directory

PNCC

Pilsen Neighbors Community Council

2026 S. Blue Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone:
Website: pilsenneighbors.org
Staff Directory

SSAC

South Suburban Action Conference

15400 Lincoln Street #2
Harvey, IL 60426

Phone:
Website: www.ourchurch.com
Staff Directory

UCM

United Congregations of Metro East

1657 5th Street
PO Box 166
Madison, IL 62060

Phone:
Website: www.ucmetroeast.org
Email: ucmetroeast@hotmail.com
Staff Directory

INDIANA

TAP

Transforming Action Through Power

108 N. Main Street
Suite 501
South Bend, IN 46601

Phone:
Email: tapmichiana@att.net
Website: www.tapmichiana.org
Staff Directory

IOWA

QCI

Quad Cities Interfaith

111 E. 3rd Street Suite 423
Davenport, Iowa 52801

Phone:
Website: www.qcinterfaith.org
Staff Directory

KANSAS

MORE2

Metro Organizing for Racial & Economic Equity

207 W. Linwood #23
Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone:
Website: www.more2.org
Staff Directory

MARYLAND

PRISM

Partnership for Renewal In Southern and Central Maryland

c/o Gethsemane UMC, 910 Addison Road S
Capital Heights, MD 20743

Phone:
Website: www.priscm.org
Staff Directory

MICHIGAN

Gamaliel of Michigan
c/o Ecumenical Theological Seminary
2930 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone:
Email: cliske_mivoice@yahoo.com
Staff Directory

Gamaliel of MI Affiliates

The Ezekiel Project
403 S Jefferson Ave
Saginaw, MI 48607-1174

Phone:
Website: theezekielproject.com
Email: ezekielprojectnow@yahoo.com
Staff Directory

ISAAC
412 E. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Phone:
Website: www.isaackalamazoo.org
Email: isaac@isaackalamazoo.org
Staff Directory

JONAH

Joint-Religious Organizing Network for Action & Hope

104 Calhoun Street
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Phone:
Website: www.jonahbc.org
Email: info@jonahbc.org
Staff Directory

MOSES

Metropolitan Organizing Strategy for Enabling Strength

220 Bagley Street #212
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: x10
Website: http://www.mosesmi.org
Email: mosesmi@mosesmi.org
Staff Directory

MISSOURI

MCU

Metropolitan Congregations United

4501 Westminster Place
St Louis, MO 63108

Phone:
Website: www.mcustl.com
Email: office@mcustl.com
Staff Directory

MORE2

Metro Organizing for Racial & Economic Equity

207 W. Linwood #23
Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone:
Website: www.more2.org
Staff Directory

NEW HAMPSHIRE

ABLE NH

Advocates Building Lasting Equality NH

21 S. Fruit Street Suite 22
Concord, NH 03301

Phone:
Website: www.ablenh.org
Email: info@ablenh.org
Staff Directory

NEW YORK

LION

Long Island Organizing Network

1018 Northville Turnpike
Riverhead, NY 11901

Phone:
Staff Directory

NWBCCC

Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition

103 E. 196th Street
Bronx, NY 10468

Phone:
Website: www.northwestbronx.org
Email: info@northwestbronx.org
Staff Directory

ACTS

Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse

1654 W. Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13204-3310

Phone:
Website: www.acts-cny.org
Staff Directory

ARISE

A Regional Initiative Supporting Empowerment

1270 Garner Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12309

Phone:
Website: www.ariseorg.net
Staff Directory

NOAH Niagara

Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope

1419 Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Phone:
Website: noah.gamaliel.org
Staff Directory

VOICE

Voice-Buffalo

345 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202-1702

Phone:
Website: www.voice-buffalo.org
Email: office@voice-buffalo.org
Staff Directory

OHIO

ACTION

Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our Neighborhoods

5235 South Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44512

Phone:
Email: actionoh@aol.com
Website: actionoh.org
Staff Directory

PENNSYLVANIA

CALL

Congregational Action to Lift Lives

902 E. 6th Street
Erie, PA 16507

Phone:
Staff Directory

PIIN

Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network

707 Grant Street #1346
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone:
Website: www.piin.org
Staff Directory

TENNESSEE

University of the South
c/o Rev. Walter Brownridge
School of Theology
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383

VIRGINIA

EHR

Empower Hampton Roads

PO Box 14063
Norfolk, VA 23518

Phone:
Email: angelakay9@verizon.net
Staff Directory

PETERSBURG

Nehemiah Petersburg Project

PO Box 14063
Norfolk, VA 23518

Phone:
Email: angelakay9@verizon.net
Staff Directory

WISCONSIN

WISDOM

Gamaliel in Wisconsin

3195 S. Superior St. Suite 310
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone:
Website: www.wisdomwi.org
Email: vs_wisdom@sbcglobal.net
Staff Directory

     WISDOM Affiliates:

     AMOS

La Cross

     CUSH

Congregations United to Serve Humanity
Kenosha

     ESTHER

Equality, Solidarity, Truth, Hope, Empowerment, Reform
140 South Green Bay Road
Neenah, WI 54956

Phone:
Email: esther.foxvalley@gmail.com
Website: www.esther-foxvalley.org

     JONAH

Joining Our Neighbors, Advancing Hope
Eau Claire
Website: http://jonah.wisdomwi.org

     JOSHUA

Justice Organization Sharing Hope and United for Action
130 St. Matthew St.
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone:
Website: www.joshua4justice.org
Email: joshua4justice@gmail.com

     MICAH

Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope
1927 N. 4th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone:

     NAOMI

Wausau

     RIC

Racine Interfaith Coalition
2302 A DeKoven Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Phone:

     SOPHIA

Stewards Of Prophetic, Hopeful, Intentional, Action
100 E Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/sophiawaukesha/

International

GREAT BRITAIN

CAP

Church Action on Poverty

Third Floor, Dale House
35 Dale Street
Manchester M1 2HF

Phone: 0161 236 9321
Website: www.church-poverty.org.uk
Email: info@church-poverty.org.uk
Staff Directory

SOUTH AFRICA

CBCO

Church Based Community Organizations

PO Box 15212
Bellair, 4006, Durban SA

Phone: 011-27-31-4687598
Website: cbco.gamaliel.org
Email: stgabchc@mweb.co.za
Staff Directory

3.  PEOPLE IMPROVING COMMUNITIES THROUGH ORGANIZING’S (PICO) 50 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS AND 2 INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS:

Alabama

Baldwin County ACT II PO Box 60
Fairhope, Alabama 36533
Phone: 251-928-3430

Birmingham Faith in Action2100 4th Ave North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
Phone: 205-253-6865

California

Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA) 1950 Addison St.Suite 108
Berkeley, California 94704
Phone: 510-665-5821

Congregations Building Community – Modesto (CBC) 850 16th Street
Modesto, California 94534
Phone: 209-601-4457

Congregations Organizing for Renewal (COR)22634 Second Street
Hayward, California 94541
Phone: 510-727-8833

Contra Costa County Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO)724 Ferry St.
Martinez, California 94553
Phone: 925-313-0206

Faith in Action Kern County2005 Eye Street Suite 3
Bakersfield, California 93301
Phone:661-631-9200

Faith in Community2101 N. Fruit Ave
Fresno, California 93705
Phone: 559-486-0204

Greater Long Beach Interfaith Community Organization (ICO)5600 Linden Ave.
Long Beach, California 90805
Phone: 562-984-2727

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)1441 N. D Street, Suite 214
San Bernardino, California 92405
Phone: 909-383-1134

L.A. VoiceFirst Baptist Church of Los Angeles Attn: LA VOICE
Los Angeles, California 90005
Phone: 213-384-7404

Merced Organizing ProjectP.O. Box 416
Merced, CA 95341
Phone: 209-261-2358

Oakland Community Organizations (OCO)7200 Bancroft Avenue
Oakland, California 94605
Phone: 510-639-1444

Orange County Congregation Community Organization (OCCCO)310 W. Broadway
Anaheim, California 92805
Phone: 714-491-0771

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA)1336 Arroyo Ave.
San Carlos, California 94070
Phone: 650-592-9181

People Acting in Community Together (PACT San Jose)1100 Shasta Ave.
San Jose, California 95126
Phone: 408-998-8001

People and Congregations Together (PACT Stockton)PO Box 4102 3100 Pacific Ave
Stockton, California 95204
Phone: 209-466-7540

PICO California2510 J Street Suite 200
Sacramento, California 95816
Phone: 916-447-7959

Placer People of Faith TogetherP.O. Box 5394
Auburn, California 95604-5394
Phone: 530-401-3768

Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT)930 Alhambra Blvd, Suite 200
Sacramento, California 95816
Phone: 916-488-1138

San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP)4305 University Avenue
San Diego, California
Phone: 619-285-0797

San Francisco Organizing Project (SFOP)3215 Cesar Chavez Street
San Francisco, California 94110
Phone: 415-821-5000

Colorado

Congregations and Schools Empowered (CASE)Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Phone: 303-886-2745

Metro Organizations for People (MOP)1980 Dahlia St.
Denver, Colorado 80220
Phone: 303-399-2425

PICO Colorado Clergy Action Network: PICO CAN!1980 Dahlia St.
Denver, Colorado 80220
303-399-2425 ext.0

Florida

Affliliated Congregations to Improve our Neighborhoods (ACTION Network)PO Box 5246
Gainesville, Florida 32627
Phone: 352-379-7822

Federation of Congregations United to Serve (FOCUS)406 E. Amelia Street
Orlando, Florida 32803
Phone: 407-849-5031

PICO United Florida406 E. Amelia Street
Orlando, Florida 32803
Phone: 407-241-0605

Indiana

Indianapolis Congregation Action Network 337 N. Warman Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46222
Phone: 317-544-9242

Kansas

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)5814 Euclid
Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Phone: 816-444-5585

Louisiana

Congregations Organizing People for Equality (COPE)1318 S. Henry
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
Phone: 337-234-8130

Faith United Empowering Leadership (FUEL)New Roads, Louisiana
Phone: 225-245-9595

Louisiana Interfaith Together (LIFT)4550 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
Phone: (225) 248-9595

The Micah Project170 Broadway Street Suite 235
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Phone: 504-865-0802

Working Interfaith Network (WIN)4550 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
Phone: 225-201-0016

Massachusetts

Brockton Interfaith Community (BIC)65 West Elm Street
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
Phone: 508-587-9550

Essex County Community Organization (ECCO)74 South Common
Lynn, Massachusetts
Phone: (781) 592-6167

Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN)1773 Dorchester Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02124
Phone: (617) 822-1499

MetroWest Interfaith Congregations Acting for Hope (MICAH)P.O. Box 164
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
Phone: (617) 435-4220

United Interfaith Action of Southeastern Massachusetts (UIA)160 Rock Street
Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
Phone: 508-673-4670

Michigan

Flint Area Congregations Together (FACT)2415 Bagley Street
Flint, Michigan 48504
Phone: (810) 597-4210

Missouri

Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)5814 Euclid
Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Phone: 816-444-5585

Congregations Uniting (Jefferson City)First Presbyterian
324 Madison Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Missouri Faith Voices301 E. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Nevada

Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada (ACTIONN)

New Jersey

Camden Churches Organized for People (CCOP)PO Box 1317
Camden, New Jersey 08105
Phone: 856-966-8869

PICO New Jersey P.O. Box 1317
Camden, New Jersey 08105
Phone: 856-966-8869

New Mexico

Comunidades en Accion y de Fe (CAFe)1075 8th Street
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005
Phone: 575-520-1624

New York

Brooklyn Congregations United(BCU) 890 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11226
Phone: 718-287-4334

Moving in Congregations Acting in Hope(MICAH) c/o St. Margaret’s Church
14 Copeland Avenue
Homer, New York 13077
Phone: 607-423-6456

Queens Congregations United for Action (QCUA)103-04 39th Ave. #105
Corona, New York 11368
Phone: 718-426-6564

Pennsylvania

Congregations United for Neighborhood Action (CUNA)317 North 4th Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102
Phone: 610-434-1260

Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower & Rebuild1901 Mount Vernon Apt.F
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Vermont

Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA)152 Pearl Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 802-651-8889

Virginia

PICO National Network110 Maryland Ave, NE Suite 407
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: 202-544-8411

International

PICO Central America171 Santa Rosa Avenue
Oakland, California 94610
Phone: 510-655-2805

Congregations Rebuilding Community in Rwanda171 Santa Rosa Avenue
Oakland, California 94610
Phone: 510-655-2805

4.  DIRECT ACTION & RESEARCH TRAINING’S (DART) 18 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS:

Florida

Ft. Lauderdale

BOLD Justice

Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice

Volusia County

FAITH

Fighting Against Injustice and Toward Harmony

Pinellas County

FAST

Faith and Action for Strength Together

Tampa

HOPE

Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality

Jacksonville

ICARE

Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment

Ft. Myers

LCISC

Lee County Interfaith Sponsoring Committee

Miami

PACT

People Acting for Community Together

Polk County

PEACE

Polk Ecumenical Action Council for Empowerment

West Palm Beach

PEACE

People Engaged in Active Community Efforts

Sarasota

SURE

Sarasota United for Responsibility and Equity

Indiana

Evansville

CAJE

Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment

Kentucky

Lexington

BUILD

Building a United Interfaith Lexington through Direct-Action

Louisville

CLOUT

Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together

Ohio

Columbus

BREAD

Building Responsibility, Equality and Dignity

Dayton

LEAD

Leaders for Equality and Action in Dayton

Toledo

TUSA

Toledoans United for Social Action

Virginia

Charlottesville

IMPACT

Interfaith Movement Promoting Action by Congregations Together

Richmond

RISC

Richmonders Involved to Strengthen our Communities

5a.  INTERFAITH WORKER JUSTICE’S (IWJ) (RELIGION-LABOR COALITIONS’) 47 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS:

IWJ Religion-Labor Coalitions Directory

Arkansas

Arkansas Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice
15614 Oakcrest Ln.
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 888-3270 Melba Collins
http://workerjustice.com/

California

Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE)
464 Lucas Avenue, Suite 202
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 481-3740 x101 Rabbi Jonathan Klein
http://www.cluela.org

CLUE–California
436 14th St., Suite 1126
Oakland, CA 94612
(831) 239-1254 Rev. Carol Been
http://www.clueca.org/

East Bay Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice
c/o EBASE, 1714 Franklin St., Suite 325
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 893-7106 x314 Kristi Laughlin
http://www.workingeastbay.org/article.php?list=type&type=12

Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice in San Diego
3727 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 584-5744 x22, Fax: (619) 584-5748 Rabbi Laurie Coskey
http://icwj.org/

Interfaith Council on Economics and Justice
2102 Almaden Rd., #107
San Jose, CA 95125
408) 269-7872; Rev. Rebecca Kuiken
http://www.wpusa.org/Interfaith-Council/index.htm

Sonoma Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice
c/o Living Wage Coalition of Sonoma, PO Box 427
Santa Rosa , CA 95402
(707) 935-1642 Ben Boyce

Colorado

IWJ-Colorado/FRESC for Good Jobs and Strong Communities
140 Sheridan Blvd., #304
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 477-6111 Rev. Daniel Klawitter
http://www.fresc.org/section.php?id=83

Connecticut

Connecticut Center for a New Economy
77 Huyshope Avenue, Room 210
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 524-9341 Renae Reese
http://www.ctneweconomy.org/

District of Columbia

Jobs with Justice – Interfaith Worker Justice of Greater Washington
888 16th St. NW, Ste. 520
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 974-8224 Mackenzie Baris
http://www.dcjwj.org

Florida

Interfaith Action of Southwest Florida
PO Box 509
Immokalee, FL 34143
(239) 986-0688 Brigitte Gynther
http://www.interfaithact.org/

South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice
150 SW 13th Avenue
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 598-1404 Jeanette Smith
http://www.sfiwj.org

Georgia

Georgia Poultry Alliance
191 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30303
(770) 313-5811 Rosalynn Gresham
http://poultryjustice.weebly.com/

Illinois

DuPage Interfaith Worker Justice
1450 Green Trails Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 236-8633 Tom Cordaro

Arise Chicago
1020 W. Bryn Mawr, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60660
773 769 6000; Rev. C.J. Hawking
http://arisechicago.org/

Indiana

Community, Faith and Labor Coalition
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 509-7453 Nancy Holle
http://www.communityfaithlabor.org/

Interfaith Committee on Work & Community
1401 Prairie Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812) 333-6601, Fax: (812) 332-1720 Anne Novak

Calumet Project
6819 Indianapolis Blvd.
Hammond, IN 46324
(219) 845-5008, Fax: (219) 845-5032 Bessie Dent
http://www.calproject.org

St. Joseph Valley Project
3517 E. Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46615
(574) 229-6536 Jim McConnell
http://www.sjvp.org/

Louisiana

New Orleans Interfaith Worker Justice Center
2714 Canal Street, Suite 306
New Orleans, LA 70119
202-285-2567; Keron Blair

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice
145 Tremont, Suite 202
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 840-5860 Daryl Bridges
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15782453613

Michigan

Interfaith Worker Justice – Metro Detroit
c/o Our Lady of Fatima Church, 13500 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
(313) 961-0800, Fax: (313) 545-2312 Saundra Williams

Minnesota

Workers Interfaith Network
c/o Bethany Lutheran Church, 2511 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55406

http://www.workersinterfaith.org/

Missouri

Interfaith Worker Justice – Greater Kansas City
2329 Flora Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 924-1800 Rev. Spencer Barrett

Nebraska

Interfaith Worker Justice of Nebraska
Omaha, NE
(678) 836-3870 Rev. Frederick Joseph McCullough
http://iwjn.blogspot.com/

New Mexico

Interfaith Worker Justice – New Mexico
PO Box 23468
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-660-5018; Rev. Holly Beaumont

New York

Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition
125 Maiden Lane, 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10038
(212) 406-2156 x4637, Fax: (212) 349-4844 Rabbi Michael Feinberg
http://www.labor-religion.org/local_greater_ny_bar.htm

Capital District Labor-Religion Coalition
c/o Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 482-5595 Marjorie DeVoe
http://www.labor-religion.org/locals-LRCofCD-main.htm

Central New York Labor-Religion Coalition
4983 Brittonfield Pkwy., P.O. Box 247
East Syracuse, NY 13057
315-431-4040; Tim Fay
http://www.labor-religion.org/locals-directory.htm

Labor-Religion Coalition
800 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 213-6000 x6294 Brian O’Shaughnessy
http://www.labor-religion.org

North Carolina

Beloved Community Center
PO Box 875
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 230-0001 Rev. Nelson Johnson
http://www.belovedcommunitycenter.org/

Beloved Community Center
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 230-0001 Rev. Nelson Johnson

Ohio

Cincinnati Interfaith Committee on Worker Justice
215 E. 14th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 621-4336 Sister Monica McGloin

Greater Columbus Jobs with Justice
27 Euclid Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201-2529
614-323-1703; Deb Steele

Toledo Area Jobs with Justice
5127 Yermo
Toledo, OH 43613
(419) 475-8380 Karen Krause
http://www.jwjtoledo.org/

Oklahoma

Central Oklahoma Community Forum
3400 S. Western
Oklahoma City, OK 73109
(405) 634-4030 Tim O’Connor (Not the Tim O’Connor with OKC Catholic Charities)

Eastern Oklahoma Labor Religion Council
123 W. 11th St., Ste. 102
Tulsa, OK 74119-2202
(918) 832-8128 John Gaines

Oregon

Religious Outreach Committee/Portland JwJ
6025 E Burnside
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 236-5573 Margaret Butler
http://www.jwjpdx.org/

Springfield Solidarity Network/Jobs with Justice
P.O. Box 10272
Eugene, OR 97440
(541) 736-9041 Bayla Ostrach
http://www.solidaritynetwork.org/

Pennsylvania

Labor-Religion Coalition of Western Pennsylvania
1103 N. Highland, Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 361-4793 Fr. Jack O’Malley

Philadelphia Area Jobs with Justice
1315 Spruce St. Suite 331
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-670-5855; Gwen Snyder
http://www.phillyjwj.org/index.shtml

Tennessee

Interfaith Worker Justice of East Tennessee
3117 Foster Ln.
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 573-0655 Rev. Jim Sessions

Middle Tennessee Jobs with Justice
1805 Redbud Dr.
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 545-5056 Garrett Stark

Workers Interfaith Network
3035 Directors Row, Building B, Suite 1207
Memphis, TN 38131
(901) 332-3570, Fax: (901) 332-3532 Rev. Rebekah Jordan Gienapp
http://www.midsouthinterfaith.org

Virginia

Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy
1716 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 643-2474 Doug Smith
http://www.virginiainterfaithcenter.org/

Wisconsin

Faith Community for Worker Justice
633 S. Hawley Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 855-0188 Rev. David Hackenlively

Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin
2300 S. Park Street, Suite 109
Madison, WI
(608) 255-0376 Rabbi Renée Bauer
http://www.workerjustice.org/

5b.  INTERFAITH WORKER JUSTICE’S (IWJ) (IWJ WORKERS’ CENTER NETWORK’S)  26 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS:

IWJ Workers’ Center Network Directory

Arizona

Arizona Interfaith Alliance for Worker Justice/Arizona Worker Rights Center
331 E. Willetta
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-254-5452; Rev. Trina Zelle
http://www.azworkerjustice.com

Arkansas

Interfaith Worker Justice Center
207 West Emma
Springdale, AR 72764
(479) 750-8015 Fernando Garcia
http://www.nwawjc.org/

California

Pilipino Workers Center
153 Glendale Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90026
213-250-4353; Lolit Lledo
http://www.pwcsc.org/

Young Workers United (San Francisco)
P.O. Box 15866
San Francisco, CA 94115-5866
(415) 621-4155 Tiffany Crain
http://www.youngworkersunited.org

Georgia

Northeast Georgia and Rural Worker Center for Economic Justice
P.O. Box 1225
Athens, GA 30603
706-549-1142; Ray MacNair
http://www.econjustice.org/index.html

Illinois

Arise Chicago Worker Center
1020 W. Bryn Mawr, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 769-6000 Adam Kader
http://arisechicago.org/worker-center

Indiana

St. Joseph Valley Project – Workers’ Center
2015 W. Western Ave.
South Bend, IN 46619
(574) 287-3834 Gregor Koso
http://www.sjvp.org/taxonomy/term/1

Maine

Food AND Medicine/Worker Center of Eastern Maine
20 Ivers St.
Brewer, ME 04412
207-989-5860; Martin Chartrand
http://www.foodandmedicine.org/

Southern Maine Workers’ Center
142 High Street, Ste. 226
Portland, ME 04101
207-347-1878; Ali Mann
http://www.maineworkers.org/

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH)
42 Charles Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
617-825-SAFE (7233); Jonny Arevalo
http://www.masscosh.org/

Michigan

Michigan Organizing Project (Grand Rapids)
250 Brown, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
616-454-8122; Ofelia Benitez
http://michorgproject.appspot.com/

Michigan Organizing Project (Kalamazoo) – Community Workers Center
930 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
(269) 344-2423 Adrian Vazquez
http://miorganizingproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=11&Itemid=15

Washtenaw County Workers’ Center
P.O. Box 4532
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
(734) 474-7107 Marisa Huston
http://workercenter.org/

Minnesota

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha
2511 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-332-0663; Veronica Mendez
http://ctul.net/

New Jersey

New Labor
103 Bayard St., 2nd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 246-2900 Marien Casillas Pabellon
http://www.newlabor.net

New York

DAMAYAN Migrant Workers Association, Inc.
406 W. 40th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018
212-564-6057; Linda Oalican
http://www.damayanmigrants.org/damayan/index.php

Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) of New York
275 Seventh Ave., 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
917-514-7027; Jeff Mansfield
http://www.rocny.org

Tompkins County Workers’ Center
115 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-269-0409; Pete Meyers
http://www.TCWorkersCenter.org

Workers’ Center of Central New York
232 East Onondaga Street, 2nd Fl.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-218-5708; Rebecca Fuentes
http://www.workerscentercny.org

North Carolina

Western North Carolina Workers’ Center
PO Box 2025
Marion, NC 28752
828-320-2312; Michelle Bedard
http://www.workersunitedwnc.org/

Ohio

Cincinnati Interfaith Workers’ Center
1235 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 621-5991 Sameerah Ahmad
http://www.cworkers.org

Tennessee

Workers’ Interfaith Network/Memphis Workers’ Center
3035 Directors Row, B – 1207
Memphis, TN 38131
(901) 332-3570, Fax: (901) 332-3532 Alfredo Pena
http://www.workersinterfaithnetwork.org

Texas

Houston Interfaith Worker Justice Center
1805 West Alabama, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 862-8222 Laura Boston
http://www.hiwj.org/

Workers’ Defense Project / Proyecto Defensa Laboral
5604 Manor Road
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 391-2305 Emily Timm
http://www.workersdefense.org

Wisconsin

Madison Workers Rights Center
Villager Mall, 2300 S. Park Street, Suite 109
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 255-0376 Patrick Hickey
http://www.wrcmadison.org/

Voces de la Frontera Workers’ Center
1027 S. 5th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 643-1620 x201 Jeanne Geraci
http://www.vdlf.org/

6.  USAction’s (aka CITIZEN ACTION) 23 AFFILIATES AND THEIR STATE LOCATIONS:

Arizona Arizona Advocacy Network
Connecticut Connecticut Citizen Action Group
Florida Florida Consumer Action Network
Georgia Georgia Rural Urban Summit
Idaho United Action for Idaho
Illinois Citizen Action/Illinois
Iowa Iowa Citizen Action Network
Maine Maine People’s Alliance
Maryland Progressive Maryland
Michigan Michigan Citizen Action
Missouri Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition
New Hampshire New Hampshire Citizens Alliance for Action
New Jersey New Jersey Citizen Action
New York Citizen Action of New York
Ohio ProgressOhio
Oregon Oregon Action
Pennsylvania * Penn   ACTION
Rhode Island Ocean State Action
Tennessee Tennessee Citizen Action
Virginia * Virginia   Organizing
Washington Washington Community Action Network
West Virginia West Virginia Citizen Action Group
Wisconsin Citizen Action of Wisconsin

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