Event Calendar

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JCUA Immigration Committee Meeting @ SketchPad
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, August 27th at 6:30 pm, at SketchPad for our ~monthly Immigration Committee meeting. If you are new to the committee, or want a refresher, there will be a brief orientation at 6:10 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sep
4
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AAAJ/JCUA Joint Meeting
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
17
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The Fight for Immigrant and Economic Justice in Our Own Backyards @ Am Shalom
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

JCUA’s North Suburban Organizing Team presents an evening with Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Susan Shulman from the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic, and attorney and activist Lee Goodman. We will hear about economic and systemic problems in our own neighborhoods and the connection between what we see here, within our immigrant community, and what is going on across the state and the country. We will think together about how to take action to support immigrant communities and move towards economic justice for all in the Northern Suburbs. All are welcome and encouraged to attend for this important educational session and conversation. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP here. For more information, contact Anna Rubin: anna@jcua.org

Sep
25
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Fair Tax 2020 Committee Meeting @ Sketchpad
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our first Fair Tax 2020 committee meeting, which will initiate a year of urgent organizing around the Illinois Fair Tax referendum, which will appear on the ballot on Election Day in November. RSVP here.

Contact Jackie Baldwin (jackie@jcua.org) with questions.

Oct
6
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Kol Or October Meeting @ Harold Washington Library
Oct 6 @ 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

JCUA’s Kol Or is a place for those who identify as Jews of Color to build community and play an influential role in the direction of JCUA’s work. Meet in the Winter Garden of the library at 1:15 and in Room 3N-6 at 1:45.

Contact community organizer Jackie Baldwin (jackie@jcua.org) with questions.

Oct
8
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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our Police Accountability Committee meeting at 6:30 pm. This meeting will take place via zoom. Contact avra@jcua.org to attend.

Please note: our committee meetings are open to members- become a member here. https://jcua.org/membership/

Oct
16
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Oct 16 @ 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.

Oct
17
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JCUA New Member Orientation @ Sketchpad
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Join us at Sketchpad for a new JCUA member orientation. The orientation will begin promptly at 6:15 (snacks served at 6:00 pm) and will go until 8:15 PM. This location is wheel-chair accessible.

Sign up for membership at jcua.org/membership.

RSVP here. Contact Anna Rubin (anna@jcua.org) with questions.

Oct
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City Budget Northside Town Hall @ Alternatives, Inc.
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Alderpeople Matt Martin, Andre Vasquez, and Maria Hadden hold a town hall to discuss the city budget, how it impacts the North side, and how we can implement the bold vision for our communities that we know is possible.

RSVP for the event.

Co-sponsored with ONE Northside, The People’s Lobby and Jane Addams Senior Caucus.

Oct
20
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JCUA North Suburban Organizing Team Meeting @ Curt's Cafe - Highland Park
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We will be meeting next on Sunday, October 20 at 1:00 pm. Please fill out this RSVP form to let us know if you can make it!

When: Sunday, October 20, 1:00 pm
Where: North Suburban Location TBD

We will be debriefing the breakout group discussions from our September 17th event, discussing the upcoming legislative session in Springfield and what’s on the horizon for the Campaign for a Welcoming IL, and laying the groundwork and brainstorming ideas for bringing the fight for a Graduated Income Tax to Illinois. Join us!

Email Anna Rubin (anna@jcua.org) with any questions

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Or Tzedek Internship Workshop
Oct 20 @ 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!

Oct
23
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White Racial Justice Working Group Meeting
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

JCUA’s White Racial Justice Working Group will be meeting to continue to learn together and hold each other accountable around racial justice. If you are interested in joining a future cohort, or want to get involved in other racial justice efforts, contact avra@jcua.org.

Oct
27
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 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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Tree of Life Commemoration Vigil @ Buckingham Fountain
Oct 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us for a vigil commemorating the first anniversary of the Tree of Life shooting, in which a white nationalist gunman stormed into a Pittsburgh synagogue and murdered 11 Jews.

Together we will hold space to honor the lives lost and grieve for our Jewish family. We will connect our struggle to those of all groups under attack, and we will recommit ourselves to building a world where all of us are liberated.

More information here.

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New Year Potluck with JCUA and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago @ SketchPad
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
28
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JCUA Immigration Committee Meeting @ SketchPad
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on Monday, October 28 at 6:30 pm at SketchPad (4700 N. Ravenswood Ave.) for our ~monthly Immigration Committee meeting. We will have an orientation for first-time attendees at 6:10 pm.

Nov
3
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Nov 3 @ 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.

Nov
6
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Fair Tax 2020 Committee meeting @ Sketchpad
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The next Fair Tax 2020 Committee meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 6 at Sketchpad, 4700 N Ravenswood, Chicago, IL . Please RSVP and contact organizer Jackie Baldwin: jackie@jcua.org if you have any questions.

Nov
10
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Intersections of Antisemitism & White Supremacy Training
Nov 10 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

JCUA will be putting on our first ever Intersections of Antisemitism & White Supremacy training. Registration is now closed. Please contact avra@jcua.org for more information.

Nov
13
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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our Police Accountability Committee meeting on Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 pm at a south side location TBD. RSVP here. Contact avra@jcua.org to attend.

Please note: our committee meetings are open to members- become a member here. https://jcua.org/membership/