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Adam Taylor

Rev. Adam Russell Taylor is the author of Mobilizing Hope: Faith-Inspired Activism for a Post Civil Rights Generation.

Taylor previously served as the Vice President of Advocacy at World Vision U.S. and as the Senior Political Director at Sojourners. 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.

Taylor is a graduate of Emory University, the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. Taylor is an ordained in the American Baptist church serving at the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va., and serves as the Chair of the Sojourners Board of Directors.

Blog Posts by Adam Taylor

Posted by Adam Taylor 23 weeks 4 days ago
Our nation stands at a crossroads moment as the simmering crisis around policing and our justice system reaches a boiling point. Recent cases of police violence in Ferguson, Cleveland, and now Staten...
Posted by Adam Taylor 1 year 39 weeks ago
I will march on Saturday because I refuse to allow my two sons to be treated as statistics or a stereotypes rather than as children of God. I will march because overly aggressive policing...
Posted by Adam Taylor 2 years 8 weeks ago
This week a large number of Americans are celebrating Holy Week, leading up to Easter Sunday. Churches will be packed with both the regulars as well as the once- or twice-a-year worshippers for...
Posted by Adam Taylor 2 years 42 weeks ago
I wonder what would happen if the daily barrage of negative, misleading political campaign ads were replaced just for a day by a one-minute clip from the opening ceremony of the International AIDS...
Posted by Adam Taylor 6 years 14 weeks ago

Articles by Adam Taylor

Lessons of solidarity and hope from the movement against AIDS.

Ten years after the formal dismantling of apartheid, economic injustice, HIV/AIDS, and poverty stand in the way of real reconciliation - and present daunting challenges for the South African church.

This is a historical moment of unique potential.

Millennium Goals offer hope against poverty.

Will the AIDS initiative make a difference?