Faithful Democrats Announces Emerging Leaders Fellowship Recipients
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2009) – Faithful Democrats, an online Christian community dedicated to working for the common good, today announced the recipients of the 2009 Faithful Democrats Fellowship For Emerging Leaders. This distinction is given annually to top emerging leaders in America's progressive faith community.
Fellowship recipients are located around the country, and they have a diversity of experiences and come from a variety of backgrounds. What they all have in common is that they have demonstrated their outstanding talents and have gone above and beyond in the name of the common good.
During their fellowship year, these emerging leaders contribute regular columns to the Faithful Democrats site, where they reflect on the political issues of our day and shape the public discourse at the intersection of religion and politics. The fellowship program also specifically aims to bring together up-and-coming talent to meet with many of the foremost voices in progressive politics through exclusive skill-building events, specialized career counseling, and conference calls with distinguished guest speakers.
We are proud to announce that the following twelve emerging leaders have demonstrated the passion and compassion that sets them apart as Faithful Democrats Fellows:
M.Div./M.S.W. program at Union Theological Seminary & Columbia University School of Social Work
Director of the Mayor Karl Dean’s Office of Neighborhoods in Nashville, Tennessee
Masters in Religion, Ethics, and Politics program at Harvard Divinity School
Master of Divinity program Union Theological Seminary
Elizabeth Berne DeGear
PhD in Psychiatry and Religion program at Union Theological Seminary
Ian Heston Doescher
Ph.D. program focusing on issues of racial justice in the United States at Union Theological Seminary
M.P.P. program at the Goldman School of Public Policy, the University of California, Berkeley
M.P.P. / M.Div program at the University of Chicago
William Ellis Hill
Political communications consultant, Washington, DC
Jonathan Patrick Levine
Political campaign consultant, Washington, DC
Masters in Theological Studies program at Harvard Divinity School
Masters degree in Theology program at Union Theological Seminary
Faithful Democrats is an online Christian community dedicated to working for the common good. Inspired by the lessons found in Scriptures, we believe that pursuing justice and compassion is not only morally right but is also the basis for sound and successful governmental policies.
Rob Lalka (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rachel Johnson (email@example.com)
http://faithfuldemocrats.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9 DC, 20520 US
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