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January 16, 2012

Adam Taylor

Mobilizing Hope: Faith Inspired Activism for a Post-Civil Rights Generation

Underwritten by Spectrum Health


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Adam Russell Taylor is vice president of advocacy at World Vision, USA. He recently completed a yearlong fellowship at the White House, and he formerly served as the Senior Political Director at Sojourners, where he was responsible for leading the organization's advocacy, coalition building and constituency outreach. He has also served as the executive director of Global Justice, an organization that educates and mobilizes students around global human rights and economic justice.

Before cofounding Global Justice, he worked as an associate at the Harvard University Carr Center for Human Rights and as an urban fellow in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development in New York City. Taylor is a graduate of Emory University, the Kennedy School of Government and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. He is also an ordained minister who recides in Washington, D.C..

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Mobilizing Hope by Adam TaylorAdam wrote his first book, Mobilizing Hope: Faith Inspired Activism for a Post Civil Rights Generation, to draw lessons from previous social movements and apply them to the most pressing challenges facing our nation and world today. He says he also wanted to provide concrete examples of young people putting their faith into action and making a tangible difference in policy and systemic change.