Celebrating CVP’s Impact: 2021 Investor Report

Categories: CVP
2021 was yet another banner year for JCUA’s Community Ventures Program, during which we continued to build strong Chicagoland neighborhoods by supporting critical projects for affordable housing and economic development. Through CVP, JCUA partners with nonprofit developers, awarding zero-interest loans that get projects off the ground and create living-wage jobs for local residents. We strive to …

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Alana Chandler uses food to explore the experiences of Jews of Color

Categories: Membership
For Alana Chandler, growing up in Chicago’s Jewish community with both a Jewish and Japanese background could be an isolating experience. “I didn’t know there were Jews of Color in Chicago,” she said. “I only really knew my sister and myself.” After graduating from a Jewish day school, Alana found an intentional community through a …

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