Event Calendar

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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.

 

Jun
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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/

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Fair Tax Committee Meeting
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our next Fair Tax Committee Meeting via Zoom. Please RSVP here.

Jun
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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.

Jun
11
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Jun 11 @ 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.

Jun
18
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Jun 18 @ 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!

To RSVP and access the zoom link please email Emma at emmakagan@jcua.org

Jun
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3rd Annual Juneteenth Havdallah @ Zoom
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

You’re invited to Kol Or’s 3rd Annual Juneteenth Havdalah, this Saturday, June 20 at 7:00 pm. We’ll come together as a community to commemorate the emancipation of Africans and African-Americans from slavery.

It was hope that empowered newly liberated people to begin their journey away from the darkness of chattel slavery. On Juneteenth, we honor and celebrate their exodus.

RSVP: bit.ly/Havdala2020

Jun
22
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Immigration Committee Relational Phone Bank for OCAD Mutual Aid Fund
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Jun
24
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Jun 24 @ 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!

To RSVP and access the zoom link please email Emma at emmakagan@jcua.org

Jun
25
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JCUA New Member Orientation
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a virtual JCUA New Member Orientation on Thursday, March 26th from 6:00-7:00pmThe event is designed for people who are looking to find out where they fit into JCUA’s organizing work – whether they are newly joined members, people looking to get involved, or longtime members who want a reintroduction to our work. RSVP here.
Zoom link will be sent out to all who register. If you have questions, please email Emma at emmakagan@jcua.org.
Jun
28
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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!

To RSVP and access the zoom link please email Emma at emmakagan@jcua.org

Jun
30
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JCUA Congregation Partner Network Gathering @ Zoom
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We will be grounding in a conversation about what this societal moment means for you and your congregations, talking about next steps for our racial justice and police accountability work, and getting ready for a Fair Tax high holiday action we hope every congregation will participate in.

As always, we hope at least 2-3 members of each congregation partner will be able to attend. This meeting is open to any members of JCUA’s Congregation Partners who wish to join. Feel free to invite other members of your congregation to attend as well.

Tuesday, June 30
6:00-7:30 pm
Zoom (link will be sent to those who RSVP prior to the evening’s gathering)

Jul
1
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JCUA Immigration Committee Meeting @ Zoom
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, July 1 at 6:00 pm on Zoom for our ~monthly Immigration Committee meeting. We will have an orientation for new committee members at 5:40 pm.

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Police Accountability Committee Lunch ‘N Learn
Jul 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

New or interested in joining JCUA’s Police Accountability Committee, but feel like there’s a lot you don’t know? Let’s get together!

A few of our committee volunteer leaders are hosting two lunch (or snack) ‘n learns next week to provide background on the work that has led us to what we’re fighting for in this moment, and build community with other folks ready to take action to win civilian oversight over the police in Chicago. On this call we will talk about the work of the JCUA Police Accountability Committee more generally and also spend some time going in-depth on the work of the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability.

Join us on Monday, July 6th at noon.

RSVP here. 

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North Suburban Organizing Team Meeting @ Zoom
Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

We will be meeting next on Monday, July 6th. Please fill out this RSVP form to let us know if you can make it!

When: Monday, July 6th, 5:00-6:00 pm
Where: Zoom

The goals of the meeting will be to:
– Check-in with fellow members of your Jewish, north suburban, organizing community
– Get updates on JCUA and NSOT’s Fair Tax campaign work: discuss the Fair Tax as a racial justice issue, lay out what the next five months of the campaign will look like, and learn how to plug in as an individual or with your congregation
– Brainstorm how we can be showing up for immigrant communities in the Northern Suburbs as NSOT in the coming months

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

https://forms.gle/Q7gidhSbMFvt89YR8

Jul
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Jul 7 @ 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!

To RSVP and access the zoom link please email Emma at emmakagan@jcua.org

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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
Jul 7 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

This is our JCUA Police Accountability Committee meeting. Email avra@jcua.org to get the zoom link information/to get involved. Please note: committee meetings are for members. Become a member here: https://jcua.org/get-involved/membership/

Jul
9
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Police Accountability Committee Snack ‘N Learn
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

New or interested in joining JCUA’s Police Accountability Committee, but feel like there’s a lot you don’t know? Let’s get together!

A few of our committee volunteer leaders are hosting two lunch (or snack) ‘n learns next week to provide background on the work that has led us to what we’re fighting for in this moment, and build community with other folks ready to take action to win civilian oversight over the police in Chicago. On this call we will talk about the work of the JCUA Police Accountability Committee more generally and also spend some time going in-depth on the work of the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability.

Join us on Thursday, July 9th at 6 pm.

RSVP here. 

Jul
12
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Member Racial Justice Training- Full Day
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

This is our full day Member Racial Justice Training. Please note: this training is only for members who attended Part 1 of our training in April. If you are interested in getting involved with our training program, reach out to avra@jcua.org.