GAMALIELNATIONAL NETWORK 

GAMALIEL builds strong local organizations through consultation, support, and leadership training.         

  • Founded in 1986
  • 44 affiliates in 17 states with 7 state offices
  • Funded by membership dues, grants, and individual contributions
  • Trains community and faith leaders to build power to make change
  • Unites people of diverse faiths and races 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: gamaliel.org

 

WISDOM STATEWIDE NETWORK                 

WISDOM, a Wisconsin grassroots organization mostly comprised of religious congregations of many denominations, works to have a common voice on social justice issues in the public arena.

  • Founded in 2000
  • 11 affiliate organizations throughout the state
  • About 160 member congregations from 19 different faith-based traditions
  • Funded by membership dues, grants, and individual contributions
  • Works in partnership with EXPO (EX-incarcerated People Organizing), Menikanaehkem of the Menominee Reservation organized to empower indigenous groups, SIP (Supporters of Incarcerated Persons), and FREE (directly impacted women) 
  • Leadership trainings offered to members of affiliate organizations throughout the year 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: wisdomwisconsin.org

 

WISDOM AFFILIATE ORGANIZATIONS 

MOSES (Madison Area), MOSESmadison.org 

CUSH (Kenosha County), CUSHkenosha.com

ESTHER (Fox Valley), ESTHER-foxvalley.org

JOB (Beloit), JusticeOvercomingBorders.org

JONAH (Chippewa Valley), JONAHjustice.org

JOSHUA (Green Bay), JOSHUA4justice.org

MICAH (Milwaukee County), MICAHmke.org

NAOMI (Wausau Area), NAOMIwausau.org

RIC (Racine County), RICracine.org

RUTH (Manitowoc County), JOSHUA4justice.org

SOPHIA (Waukesha County), SOPHIAwaukesha.org 

    

MOSES AFFILIATE 

MOSES (Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality and Solidarity), a non-partisan, interfaith organization, is guided by the mission to build collective power to dismantle the systems of mass incarceration and mass supervision and to eradicate the racial disparities in our community that contribute to them.

  • Founded in 2012
  • 20 congregational/organizational members and 3 mission partners
  • Includes like-minded individuals who are not part of a member congregation                 
  • Funded by membership dues, grants, and individual contributions            
  • Active membership in 4 WISDOM statewide criminal justice reform Task Forces: Conditions of Confinement, Old Law, Post-Release, and Prison Prevention 
  • Three MOSES Task Forces: Justice System Reform Initiative, Racial Justice for All Children, Public Safety
  • Monthly meetings the first Sunday of the month