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.
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Our city is in crisis. After decades of unchecked misconduct in the Chicago Police Department, tensions between communities, police, and politicians have reached a boiling point. As a new presidential administration radically shakes up government agencies like the Department of Justice, our city risks descending further into instability and danger. The time has come to act, and so we must act together.
On Passover, we recall our exodus from Egypt, a narrow place with an obstinate ruler, into the great expanse of the promised land. This year, we recognize the narrow place our city is in, and our obligation to heed the call of prophetic voices in Chicago’s most policed communities. Together, let’s come out from under this narrow place of oppression, toward the great expanse of the world as it should be.
WHEN: Sunday, April 2, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
WHERE: KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
Our fourth meeting in the Racial Justice Book & Film Series, we will meet on Monday evening, April 3rd for a visual text study on racial justice. We will use film and short video clips to discuss how racial justice issues and work are seen and discussed in the world around us, and what they mean for us as Jews.
Please join the Facebook group for more updates – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1081342505324627/. Contact Hannah Arwe at 312-663-0960 with any questions!
By Erica Walker JCUA Member Erica gave this presentation at KAM Isaiah Israel last Shabbat in preparation for our upcoming Passover community meeting for police accountability: Out From The Narrows. Join us! Shabbat shalom. On April 2nd, our congregation will be hosting a police accountability community meeting with …
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
825 W. Erie, Chicago