Lobbying from a Faith Perspective
Time & Location
About the Event
Rabbi Glenn Jacob is the executive director of the New York chapter of Interfaith Power & Light. Before coming to NYIPL he served synagogues from the Deep South to Long Island for over 25 years. In the Deep South, Rabbi Jacob was a civil rights advocate on issues of church and state, reproductive rights, hate group monitoring with the Southern Poverty Law Center, and funding for public education. In Philadelphia, Rabbi Jacob was the founding chair of the Interfaith Gathering of Lower Bucks (County). He is also an accomplished storyteller, lobbyist, and preacher .
Rabbi Jacob is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in philosophy. He received a Master’s Degree in Hebrew and ordination from Hebrew Union College (HUC) in Cincinnati. He also received his Doctor of Divinity from HUC.
Together, he will help us to explore how our faith perspectives are valuable assets, when speaking to our legislators on climate and other issues. We will do some role-playing, and there will be plenty of time for questions.
To join the event on zoom: A link will be provided at fbcrochester.org.
To join the event in-person: First Baptist Church of Rochester, 175 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, NY 14618
This event is jointly sponsored by RAICA (Rochester Interfaith Climate Action) and the Creation Collaborative of the ABC-RGR (American Baptist Churches of the Rochester Genesee Region).