Faith for a Fair NY Conference 2016 - Resources and Speakers

Thanks to all who joined us at the 2016 Faith for a Fair NY Conference! Below you'll find links to press coverage of our action on Tuesday, a Storify of tweets and photos, and information about our presenters.

Action with Central NY Area Labor Federation, Workers' Center of Central New York, and Syracuse Fight for $15:

Press coverage

WRVO: Labor groups rally in Liverpool for $15 an hour minimum wage upstate Time Warner Cable: Workers Rally for Fair Wages, Fair Work

More Photos on Facebook. Videos of the Rally: Fight For 15 1Fight For 15 2Gerry Lotierzo Interview Thanks to the Central NY Area Labor Federation for those photos and videos!

Storify of tweets and photos throughout the conference.


Onleilove Alston
Onleilove Alston

Keynote Speaker - Onleilove Alston, Executive Director of PICO - Faith in New York           Twitter - @faithinnewyork @wholeness4all

Mon AM Panel - Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of Fiscal Policy Institute           Twitter - @fiscalpolicy00 @rondeutsch67 Powerpoint Presentation A Shared Opportunity Agenda

Rev. Andrew Wilkes, Executive Director of Drum Major Institute, Associate Pastor at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York Twitter - @drummajorinst @andrewjwilkes

Natasha Thompson, President and CEO of Food Bank of the Southern Tier            Twitter - @FoodBankSTier @FBST_prez

Rev. Kirk Laubenstein, Executive Director of Coalition for Economic Justice, Buffalo Twitter - @cejbuffalo

Conference Attendees
Conference Attendees

Mon PM Panel - Marc Greenberg, Executive Director of Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing Twitter - @marcgreen

Rebecca Fuentes, Lead Organizer of Workers' Center of Central New York           Twitter - @workerscny

Rosa Mejias, Board Member of Workers' Center of Central New York

Naomi Jaffe, Organizer with New York State Prisoner Justice Network and Capital Area Against Mass Incarceration Twitter - @nycaami

Nadya Lawson, Holding Our Own, St. Andrew's Episcopal, Albany Twitter - @holdingourown

Rev. Lynette Sparks, Associate Pastor of Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester Twitter - @lynetteksparks

Mon PM Workshop - Sahar Alsahlani, Community of Living Traditions, Stony Point

Seth Woody
Seth Woody

Mon Night Presentation - Seth Woody, Momentum Training Twitter - @swoodyseth This is an Uprising by Mark Engler and Paul Engler

Here is audio of Seth's presentation:

and his PowerPoint is available here.

Tues AM Presentation - Larry Cox, Co-Director of Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice           Twitter - @kairos_center

Audio of Larry's presentation is available here.