Rev. Adam Russell Taylor is a social activist ordained in the American Baptist Church and the Chair of the Board at Sojourners, an organization dedicated to putting faith into action in the passionate pursuit of social justice, peace, and environmental stewardship. He is the author of Mobilizing Hope: Faith-Inspired Activism for a Post-Civil Rights Generation.
Taylor served previously as the Senior Political Director at Sojourners where he was responsible for leading the organization’s advocacy, coalition building, and constituency outreach. He has also served as the executive director of Global Justice, an organization that educated and mobilized students around global human rights and economic justice.
Taylor was a White House Fellow in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and Public Engagement. Before co-founding Global Justice, he worked as an Associate at the Harvard University Carr Center for Human Rights and as an Urban Fellow in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development in New York City. Taylor is a graduate of Emory University, the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology.