Bring Your Whole Self to the Table

Categories: Other
By Avra Shapiro JCUA Community Organizer Shalom! I feel extremely blessed to have just started working full-time as a community organizer at JCUA. I’ve been involved with JCUA since October 2015, where I was galvanized to join the Trauma Care Coalition after being moved by the strategic and unique role JCUA was playing in helping to …

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Meet Rachel Mintz!

Categories: Or Tzedek / Teen Program
By Rachel Mintz, JCUA Intern Hello! My name is Rachel Mintz and I am the Or Tzedek Intern this summer. I am thrilled to be part of such an incredible program that educates teens about social injustice, gives them the tools to bring about change, and inspires them to act. A bit about me – I …

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Kevin Coval: “Make Your Voice Heard With Or Tzedek”

Categories: Community Issues, Guest Blog Posts, Jewish Community, Jewish Education, Or Tzedek / Teen Program
From the desk of Kevin Coval, Artistic Director at Young Chicago Authors: Did you catch my interview last month on The Daily Show? I was talking about growing as  an artist,  an activist, and an accomplice in the fight for social justice.  I talked about the power of story-telling, which was given to me in part by …

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