Joi Ruth Orr

Director of Organizing, Faith Leaders for Community Change

Joi Ruth Orr is a graduate of Howard University School of Divinity where she served as the Student Government Association President and Co-Chair/Founder of Seminarians for Justice.

Currently, she is the Director of Organizing with Faith Leaders for Community Change (, a faith-based nonprofit dedicated to helping kids in low performing schools reach academic success. She can be reached at

As a licensed preacher in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, a passionate advocate for those on the margins, scholar and writer, Joi has begun to carve a career path focused on a ministry of social justice and civic engagement