Making Commitments: The Path Forward

Making Commitments: The Path Forward


Feb 28 2021
, 4PM- 5PM

Making Commitments: The Path Forward


Speaker: Lindsey Newman in conversation with Dr. Andrew J. Miller

Recorded on February 28, 2021

Resources shared during the program:

Join Director of Community Engagement for Be’chol Lashon Lindsey Newman and Dr. Andrew Miller for an examination of “Not Free to Desist,” an open letter published on June 12, 2020 calling the American Jewish community to “not sit idly by when we see injustice before us.”

This program will also stream live on our Facebook page.

About Our Speakers

Lindsay Newman is the Director of Community Engagement at Be’chol Lashon. Prior to joining Be’chol Lashon, she worked in the fields of women’s rights advocacy and early childhood education, and has dedicated herself to inclusion and diversity in the Jewish community for over a decade. She participated in the 2016 Selah Leadership Cohort and was a 2018 Fellow of the Ruskay Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership.  Lindsey received her B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Andrew J. Miller received his Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in 1998.  He is currently a Professor in Geography and Environmental Systems at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  He is a past president of Chizuk Amuno Congregation.


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