We Sing for Justice

Our mission is to further social and environmental justice movements by engaging communities in singing together.

Social Justice
Environmental Justice


Who We Are

Abbie Betinis

Executive Director & Songbook Co-Editor

Tesfa Wondemagegnehu

Justice Choir-Twin Cities chapter head & Songbook Co-Editor

Ahmed Fernando Anzaldúa

Justice Choir Songbook Co-Editor


Justice Choir chapters lead community events in their local area, and teach others how to sing and lead a variety of songs. More like a civic organization than a typical musical ensemble, a Justice Choir chapter’s programming and messaging revolve primarily around local issues and the urgency of current events. Chapters might use the Songbook as a springboard for empathetic community conversation, partner with other local organizations to bring singing into the movement, or mobilize “pop-up” style to lead group singing at marches, rallies, state buildings, vigils, or anywhere a marginalized sector might need a bigger voice.

Find a Chapter Near You

The flagship Chapter is Justice Choir-Twin Cities, housed at Westminster Presbyterian Church (Minneapolis), and led by Tesfa Wondemagegnehu.

Visit our other community chapters: Justice Choir-San Diego, CA | Justice Choir-Cedar Valley, IA | Justice Choir-Indianapolis, IN | Justice Choir-Detroit, MI | Justice Choir-Raleigh, NC | Justice Choir-Ithaca, NY | Justice Choir-Port Townsend, WA | Justice Choir-Tri-Cities, WA

Student chapters: Justice Choir-Ithaca College

Start a Chapter


Download our guide, send us your application, and we’ll get you the tools to get your chapter started.


Start planning your Chapter launch event and set up your social media profiles to recruit singers.


Invite friends, family, and community to connect with the choir at your first event!


Utilize the songbook and the connections you’ve created to promote social change through song.


We Want to Hear from You

Justice Choir

PO Box 4842
St Paul, MN 55104