Wouldn’t it be great if there was a non-partisan organization that operates across faith, racial, and economic boundaries while fighting for social justice in Northern Virginia? The sort of organization that works its way into government official's offices and the CEO suites of Fortune 50 companies to fight for things like affordable housing, criminal justice reform, school equality, and immigrant rights. Well today we’re joined by just such a group. Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement (VOICE) is a “citizens power organization” that has been fighting for the rights of low and medium income residents in Northern Virginia for nearly a decade. We’ll be talking to Robert Buckman, a leader with VOICE since its formation in 2008. Robert will be telling us about a number of VOICE’s social justice initiatives and the importance of civic involvement to the health of our communities and country.
Jews, Muslims, Christians, and Universalists taking their shared values into the public arena.
VOICE listens to the community.
A disappointment with Arlington.
FULL INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT BUCKMAN
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