Event Calendar

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Or Tzedek Internship Workshop
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Or Tzedek Community Organizing Internship yearly cohort for teens. Click here to learn more!

Mar
24
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Fair Tax Phone Bank Kickoff @ Sketchpad
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come out to get trained on phone banking and make calls to get pledges of support for Fair Tax. Snacks provided. Let’s hit the phones together! RSVP here.

Mar
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POSTPONED: JCUA Spring New Member Orientation @ Sketchpad
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NOTE: Because of the coronavirus situation, we unfortunately must postpone our upcoming New Member Orientation. We look forward to welcoming all of you into the JCUA community and are exploring ways to connect in this time of social distance. Stay safe and healthy.
RSVP for our Thursday, March 26th New Member Orientation. The orientation will begin at 6:30 (refreshments served at 6:00 pm) and will go until 8:00 PM at SketchPad (4700 N. Ravenswood Ave.). This location is wheel-chair accessible.
Mar
29
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Organizing Fellowship yearly cohort for college-aged young folks. Please visit jcua.org/organizingfellowship to learn more about the program.

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Chicago Justice Series Final Session @ Silverstein Base Hillel
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Interested in learning more about economic justice and the Fair Tax campaign? Join Silverstein Base Hillel, Mishkan Chicago, JCUA, Avodah, and Repair the World for our 4th annual Justice Series cohort. The cohort will meet every other week from 7-9pm on Wednesdays from February 5-April 3 (Feb 5, 19, March 4, March 18, April 3), concluding with a Shabbat dinner on Friday night. Registration for the series costs $25 per person, but please reach out if cost is a barrier. Sign up here!

Apr
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Fair Tax Canvass Kickoff @ Various Locations
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
JCUA will be staging canvasses from 3 different locations: North Suburbs, 50th Ward (West Rodgers Park), South side. Come find the location closest to you and get trained on knocking doors for Fair Tax. We will then go knock doors to get pledge cards signed by voters. No experience canvassing necessary! RSVP here.
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Organizing Fellowship yearly cohort for college-aged young folks. Please visit jcua.org/organizingfellowship to learn more about the program.

Apr
19
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Or Tzedek Internship Workshop
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Or Tzedek Community Organizing Internship yearly cohort for teens. Click here to learn more!

May
6
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Organizing Fellowship yearly cohort for college-aged young folks. Please visit jcua.org/organizingfellowship to learn more about the program.

May
15
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JCUA Pre-Shabbat Call
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for our weekly pre-Shabbat calls on Friday at 12:30. JCUA will be partnering with Base Hillel, led by Rabbi Megan GoldMarche. These calls are a way to come together as a community to transition into Shabbat with song and Torah.

RSVP here to receive zoom link.

May
17
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JCUA Congregation Partner Racial Justice Training
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May
20
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join fellow JCUA members to phone bank for a Fair Tax in Illinois. New to phone banking? No need to worry, we will provide a training via zoom on the call script and voter database. Let’s hit the phones together!

RSVP here for the zoom link.

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JCUA Immigration Committee Meeting @ Zoom
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, May 20 at 6:00 pm on Zoom for our ~monthly Immigration Committee meeting. We will have an orientation for new committee members at 5:45 pm.

May
21
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ICIRR Town Hall + Pre- and Post-Jewish Community Gathering @ Zoom and Facebook Live
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Zoom information will be provided upon registration; register here: bit.ly/JewishDays

Thursday, May 21, 3:30 – 5:30pm: ICIRR Town Hall with Pre- and Post-Jewish Community Gathering

3:30 – 4:00pm: Grounding in Jewish text

4:00 – 5:00pm: ICIRR #EverybodyIn Townhall via Facebook Live

5:00 – 5:30pm: Jewish community debrief

May
26
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Detention and Decarceration Teach-in @ Zoom
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Zoom information will be provided upon registration; register here: bit.ly/JewishDays

May
27
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join fellow JCUA members to phone bank for a Fair Tax in Illinois. New to phone banking? No need to worry, we will provide a training on the call script and voter database. Let’s hit the phones together!

RSVP here for the zoom link.

May
28
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Preparing for Revelation: An Evening of Shavuot Learning @ Zoom
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Rabbi Megan of Base: Lincoln Park and Rabbi Lauren of Mishkan: Chicago for a Shavuot experience in the hours before the holiday where we celebrate receiving Torah.  Grab your own dinner and join us for learning, ritual and connecting.  Option to receive a special Shavuot package!

Guest teachers are Rabbi Aryeh Bernstein, Jacob Portman, Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh Marc Hersch and Emma Kagan!
Co-sponsored by Avodah Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, Uptown Moishe House and Limmud Chicago + MW

Sign up here for zoom link and to get your own special shavuot package!
May
29
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Organizing Fellowship yearly cohort for college-aged young folks. Please visit jcua.org/organizingfellowship to learn more about the program.

May
31
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Or Tzedek Youth Day of Action
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

On Sunday, May 31st, Or Tzedek, JCUA’s teen organizing arm, will be holding a Youth Day of Action for our economic justice campaign! Even more than ever before, it is so important that we are fighting for the redistribution of wealth and for social safety nets to protect those most vulnerable in our communities. And it is even more important than ever before that young people are leading that work!  Join us to learn more about the Fair Tax campaign, meet other justice oriented teens, learn about building power, and gain tangible community organizing skills!

All are welcome – RSVP here for the zoom link.

 

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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Our next Police Accountability Committee meeting is on Wednesday, June 3rd from 6:00-7:30. Email avra@jcua.org for the zoom information.

Please note: committee members are open to JCUA members. Become a member here: https://jcua.org/get-involved/membership/