JCUA members begin a summer of action for immigration justice

Categories: Grassroots Organizing
By Alex Chernick, JCUA Immigration Committee The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs created our Immigration Justice committee following the presidential election of Donald Trump. Five years later — as the Biden administration begins with a Democratic-controlled Congress — we continue our work with urgency and persistence. Our committee advances immigration justice through diverse, but interconnected …

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We won! Celebrating an amazing organizing victory with the passage of ECPS

Categories: Grassroots Organizing
By Jackie Baldwin, JCUA Community Organizer For five years, the JCUA community has worked to transform public safety through powerful civilian oversight over the Chicago Police Department. The people of Chicago — particularly the Black and Brown communities facing police misconduct and brutality — were demanding change, calling for greater accountability and a larger role in shaping the …

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