The Common Good

Joey Longley

Communications Assistant

Joey Longley is communications assistant at Sojourners. In this role, Joey articulates the biblical call to social justice by connecting with faith leaders, the media, and the public. 

Before coming to us at Sojourners, Joey managed Ohio State Representative Michael Stinziano’s re-election campaign, served on the board of a Columbus after-school program called All THAT (Teens Hopeful About Tomorrow), and worked in the Washington, DC, office of Senator Sherrod Brown.

Joey is a graduate of The Ohio State University, receiving his degree in political science and economics.  While at Ohio State, Joey became passionate about connecting his most deeply held convictions with the world’s most pressing problems. He is fascinated by international economic development and wrote his senior honors thesis on the intersection of unionization and politics in the Chavez era in Venezuela.

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Blog Posts by Joey Longley

Posted by Joey Longley 42 weeks 2 days ago
More than 100 faith leaders and immigration activists were arrested today during an act of civil disobedience outside of the White House. The activists were calling on President Barack Obama to take...
Posted by Joey Longley 42 weeks 3 days ago
Across the country, dangerous people with records of domestic violence, stalking, and aggression have no legal restriction keeping them from obtaining guns. Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held...
Posted by Joey Longley 49 weeks 1 day ago
With the growing crisis of undocumented minors coming to the United States without a parent or guardian, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) urged the government to allow them to...
Posted by Joey Longley 49 weeks 3 days ago
Yesterday was one of the craziest days in recent American political history. House Majority leader Eric Cantor fell to Tea Party economics professor David Brat in a primary upset no pundit saw coming...
Posted by Joey Longley 1 year 2 weeks ago
A little over a week after Easter, more than 250 pastors descended upon Washington, D.C., to worship, pray, and meet with their members of Congress. After preaching about the resurrection of Christ,...