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Fair Tax Day of Action
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA), Jane Addams Senior Caucus (JASC), Asian American Midwest Progressives (AAMP), and ONE Northside for a Fair Tax Day of Action on Sunday, August 23rd from 1:00-3:00pm!

There will be an online program on Zoom with speakers, music, and poetry, and then voter outreach through texting and calling – training provided. There is also an in-person component including chalking and flyering in our neighborhoods. RSVP here.

Aug
24
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South Side Fair Tax Phone Bank
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Aug
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Aug 25 @ 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

Aug
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Fair Tax Presentation with Makom @ Temple Sholom @ Zoom
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Aug 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!

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

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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

At our Police Accountability Committee Meeting we will be discussing updates on the GAPA campaign as well as deepening our understanding as a committee around the current movement and call to Defund CPD. For folks who have had the opportunity to attend a Defund related town hall, training, or action, we will have an opportunity to share our learnings. Email avra@jcua.org for questions and to RSVP.

Please note-committee meetings are for JCUA members. Become a member here.

 

Aug
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Fair Tax Presentation with Rose Crown Minyan @ Anshe Emet @ Zoom
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Aug
31
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South Side Fair Tax Phone Bank
Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sep
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Sep 1 @ 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

Sep
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JCUA Fair Tax Committee Meeting @ Zoom
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
JCUA Fair Tax Committee Meeting – Wednesday, September 2nd, 6:00 pm
Join us on Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:00 pm for our ~monthly Fair Tax Committee meeting. It will be held over Zoom. We will have an optional orientation for new committee members at 5:40 pm. RSVP here!
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Fair Tax Presentation with West Suburban Temple Har Zion @ Zoom
Sep 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Sep 9 @ 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! This evening we will be calling other JCUA members to talk about Fair Tax and make sure they have a plan to vote. 

Sign-up here: bit.ly/FTPhoneBank

Sep
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Sep 10 @ 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! 

This phone bank is open to all, but specifically designed for first time phone bankers or people who want more time to go over the script and best practices for making calls.

Sign-up here: bit.ly/FTPhoneBank

Sep
13
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Fair Tax Presentation & Postcard Party
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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JCUA Membership-wide Conversation About Abolition @ Zoom
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

We invite you to join JCUA for a a membership-wide conversation and teach-in about abolition on Monday, September 14, from 6:00-7:30 pm on Zoom. THIS EVENT IS FOR JCUA MEMBERS. Become a JCUA Member today here: https://jcua.org/get-involved/membership/

Over the past several months, discussions about abolition have come to the forefront among movements for social justice. We know that abolition is a loaded and often misunderstood concept. It involves two simultaneous processes: dismantling systems that perpetuate oppression, and just as importantly, envisioning new systems that sustain a just and equitable society. Abolition is not simply taking away one harmful institution and keeping the rest of the world the same; it’s about building a society in which everyone is protected, served and cared for.

On September 14, a team of staff and members will host a conversation and teach-in about abolition for the entire JCUA membership. We want to hear from you — hear where you are coming from, what excites you, what makes you scared or angry, and if and how you think JCUA might adopt an abolitionist framework for our work in the coming months and years.

We highly encourage everyone involved in and committed to JCUA‘s work to attend this conversation.

A Zoom link will be sent to everyone who RSVPs. As always, please be in touch with any questions prior to September 14.

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The People’s Academy Rally and Teach In @ USCIS
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for The People’s Academy to stand against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “Citizen’s Academy”! On September 15th, ICE was planning to hold a “Citizen’s Academy” to teach civilians the tactics they employ to criminalize our communities. While ICE attempts to rationalize the terror they bring into our communities, we know the truth of the harms that ICE and all white supremacist institutions bring into our neighborhoods!

After a groundswell of protest led by our coalition, ICE decided to “postpone” its Citizens Academy until next year. But we are still gathering for a rally and teach-in to denounce the white supremacist institutions of ICE, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) and police as they attack our communities, and to call on our elected officials to divest money away from ICE, CBP, and police, and towards resources that will reverse the chronic disinvestment these communities have faced for decades.

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JCUA Fair Tax Text Bank
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join JCUA in a text bank for Fair Tax. We will provide training on how to use the application ThruText and spend the evening gathering pledges to vote YES!

Sign-up here: bit.ly/FTPhoneBank

Sep
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JCUA Fair Tax Phone Bank
Sep 17 @ 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! 

Sign-up here: bit.ly/FTPhoneBank

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Fair Tax Salon with NCJW @ Zoom
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NCJW City Salon 

Illinois’ Fair Tax Amendment on November 3 ballot
Monday, September 21, 7-8PM

The Illinois Allow for Graduated Income Tax Amendment is on the November 3, 2020, ballot in Illinois.

A “yes” vote will support the repeal of the state’s current constitutional requirement that the state personal income tax be a flat rate and will allow Illinois to adopt a graduated income tax. The actual tax rates that will result in a graduated income tax are not part of this amendment and will be done in separate legislation. Illinois is one of only nine states that currently have a flat rate personal income tax.

Come hear Emma Kagan of JCUA (Jewish Council on Urban Affairs) who will explain how this amendment will work and educate yourself on this important ballot initiative. Please submit your questions to ChicagoSalon@ncjwcns.org or during the Salon.

Register at https://ncjwcns.org/events/92120salon/. You will receive the Zoom link a few days before the City Salon.

Sep
22
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JCUA Immigration Committee Meeting @ Zoom
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, September 22 at 6:00 pm for our ~monthly Immigration Committee meeting on Zoom.We will have an orientation for new committee members at 5:40 pm.

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