“Community organizing gives people the tools that they need to fight for justice and work toward a more equitable society,” says Fr. Baumann. “It creates a world where everyone belongs, can thrive and has a say in decisions that shape their lives.”
faith in action
Father John Baumann, SJ, received the Robert M. Holstein Faith Doing Justice Award for his leadership for social justice rooted in faith from the Ignatian Solidarity Network during a virtual event on September 23, 2020.
Aspiring to create a more just and hopeful world, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps engages passionate young people in vital service within poor communities, fostering the growth of leaders committed to faith in action.
Faith in Action is a national network of faith-based community organizations working to create innovative solutions to problems facing urban, suburban, and rural communities.