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Paul Gorman is the executive director of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, a formal coalition of diverse Jewish and Christian faith groups whose program he helped set in motion in 1991. A graduate of Yale and Oxford, he worked in Congress in the 1960s where, among other projects, he organized the congressional delegation to Selma and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings on Vietnam. Gorman served as a speech writer and press secretary to Senator Eugene McCarthy in his 1968 presidential campaign, and has been a consultant to numerous elected officials. He has hosted a regular public radio program for 28 years and a PBS television show, and authored How Can I Help? (Knopf, 1984). Gorman has taught at the City University of New York, Sarah Lawrence College, and Adelphi University. Prior to his present position, he was vice-president for Programs at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, where he oversaw numerous community-based projects and organized international environmental conferences in Moscow, Oxford, and Assisi.

 

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