• Governing JRLC for the Future

    “Governing for the common good” is a phrase we toss around a lot at JRLC. It is often used as a standard that we use to measure our elected officials. But we also use the term as a standard for active citizens – members of the public who step up to Read More
  • A Seat With A View: Why Advocacy?

    I’ll admit, when I started at JRLC I was a bit on the cynical side and mistrustful of our political process. I wrote papers throughout seminary critiquing systems that persisted in disenfranchising minority groups, and suspected power was actually consolidated among an elite few. Before joining JRLC, I’d most recently Read More
  • Rusche Leaving JRLC

    Brian Rusche announced his decision to leave the position of Executive Director of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition in the Spring of 2016. His letter to us is below. While we are sad to see him go, we will use this transition time to move forward and search for a Read More
  • Over 100 Clergy Sign MFIP Letter

    This letter, signed by 127 religious leaders, was delivered to Governor Dayton and all Minnesota Legislators on May 12th in the midst of budget and conference committee negotiations. The letter was drafted in cooperation with Catholic Charities, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, and the Prosperity for All Campaign. Over 100 Read More
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