Event Calendar

Jan
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Fair Tax Committee Meeting @ Sketchpad
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our Fair Tax 2020 committee meeting at Sketchpad. RSVP here.

Feb
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Chicago Justice Series Session 1 @ Silverstein Base Hillel
Feb 5 @ 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!

Feb
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Or Tzedek Internship Shabbaton Retreat
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm

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

Feb
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South Side Justice Bagel Brunch @ Hyde Park, Location TBD
Feb 9 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
Are you a Jewish south-sider who cares about justice? Are you wondering about how to put your values into action in the new year? Come to our South Side Justice Bagel Brunch on Sunday, February 9 to learn the latest on two important JCUA campaigns and see how you can get plugged in over the next few months. We will be discussing the Fair Tax and Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability campaigns. RSVP here.
Feb
12
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Feb 12 @ 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.

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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
Feb 12 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for our Police Accountability Committee meeting on Wednesday, February 12th at 6:15 pm via zoom conference call. RSVP here to get the access information.  Please note: This meeting will no longer be held at SketchPad.

Reach out to avra@jcua.org for more information.

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

Feb
13
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Gearing Up for 2020: Local Elections and Police Accountability with Mishkan Chicago @ TBD
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2020 is here! Join Mishkan Chicago to learn about the brand-new District Council that’s being established to create civilian oversight for the Chicago Police Department and how to elect candidates that will have the safety of all Chicagoans in mind. Learn about opportunities to volunteer over the next nine months, and how the Mishkan Justice Team’s strategy fits into local and state-wide efforts on this issue. Small actions yield big change!

RSVP here.

Feb
19
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Chicago Justice Series Session 2 @ Silverstein Base Hillel
Feb 19 @ 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!

Feb
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JCUA Immigration Committee @ SketchPad
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, February 20 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.

Feb
23
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Feb 23 @ 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.

Feb
27
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Fair Tax Committee Meeting and Train the Trainer Workshop @ Sketchpad
Feb 27 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

Want to facilitate a Fair Tax presentation this spring or summer? Come to learn how to present the material and get an opportunity to practice with other committee members. You can RSVP here.

Mar
4
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50th Ward Base Building Meeting @ Location available upon RSVP
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

We invite all 50th Ward residents of Chicago to join us for a JCUA Basebuilding meeting. Learn more about the work JCUA is doing in the 50th Ward and across the city alongside other local residents. Email Emma Kagan to RSVP (emma@jcua.org).

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Chicago Justice Series Session 3 @ SketchPad
Mar 4 @ 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!

Mar
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JCUA Congregation Partner Network Gathering @ SketchPad
Mar 5 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

We’ll be sharing best practices about bringing programming around the Fair Tax to your congregation, as well as discussing building a team from your congregation for JCUA’s Congregation Racial Justice training.

We hope to have at least 2 members of each congregation present. We will also be welcoming our newest Congregation Partners, Am Yisrael and Chicago Sinai!

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.

Thursday, March 5
6:00-8:00 pm
SketchPad (4700 N. Ravenswood Ave., Door on Leland)

Mar
11
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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Mar 11 @ 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.

Mar
18
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Chicago Justice Series Session 4 @ Silverstein Base Hillel
Mar 18 @ 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!

Mar
22
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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
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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
26
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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.