Since JCUA launched its revamped Membership program in Spring of 2014, we have grown to over 1,500 members.
JCUA has invested $4.5 million in the creation and preservation of over 3,600 units of affordable housing.
JCUA’s Teen Social Justice Program has taught over 500 teenagers how to put their Jewish values into action as powerful social justice advocates.
IMAN will gather with partners and allies for #FightFearBuildPower: Refugee Remix Rally, a follow-up to the MLK Day convening.
Refugee Remix is co-convened by UCCRO and Equal Voice Action Network. Partners include Westside Health Authority, ICIRR, KOCO, ONE Northside, American Indian Center, and St. Sabina.
Please join us for the second meeting to discuss the direction and priorities of JCUA’s post-election work! We will be exploring the ways that we continue to support marginalized communities and organize around the issues that have become relevant under a Trump administration. We hope you will join us in this conversation to build this work!
Come learn with the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs about the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights. After a five year campaign, The Domestic Worker Bill of Rights became law in the State of Illinois! We became the seventh state to extend basic workplace protections to domestic workers, and ensure that this long exploited workforce enjoys the protections that all other workers have. JCUA was part of the coalition that helped to pass the law, and now we are deeply invested in the implementation of the new protections. Part of that work involves educating people in our communities about this legislation, the plight of domestic workers, ethical treatment of domestic employees, and using Jewish history and values to understand why this issue is important to us.
By Emma Drongowski JCUA's Avodah Fellow After Election Day, I experienced what I can only describe as the five stages of grief. I felt desperately sad, and then I was consumed by anger, and then fleeting denial that maybe the next years won’t be so bad, and …
For over 40 years, Gerry and I have proudly supported the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs. Through my work at JCUA, I have a voice on the issues that are important to me. And I continue to build upon what has become a family tradition, passing on our values to the next generation.
Evening of Thursday, June 8
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