JUST News – February 6, 2018

Categories: JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, JCUA Weekly Updates
Take Action with JCUA for a DREAM Act Now! Are you looking for ways to fight back against our current administration’s anti-immigrant rhetoric? Check out our DREAM Act Action Page and demand a#DREAMActNow. Not sure where to start? Join us for the next JCUA Immigration Committee Meeting!   Apply to be a JCUA Organizing Fellow! JCUA is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 …

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2017 Community Ventures Program Investor Report

Categories: CVP, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements
2017 was an exciting year for JCUA’s Community Ventures Program (CVP). With two new loans approved, increased money in the revolving grant fund, a very successful Neighborhood Impact Tour, new CVP staff, and a diverse pipeline of projects, CVP is making a significant impact in affordable housing, and community and economic development throughout Chicago neighborhoods. …

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“May he know justice.” – Prayer for Protected by Faith Action for DREAMers

Categories: Immigrant Rights, Immigration Reform, JCUA Campaigns, JCUA Statement, Jewish Community, Jewish Education, Membership
On Monday, February 6,  clergy from across Chicagoland joined together at a Protected by Faith Action to call on Congress to protect DREAMers. This prayer was offered by Rabbi David Wolkenfed of Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel.  אֲרַמִּי֙ אֹבֵ֣ד אָבִ֔י My father was a Syrian refugee. He went down to Egypt with meager numbers and sojourned …

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