Housing & Economic Justice Posts

December 10, 2023

Pledge to Vote “Yes” on Bring Chicago Home

I’m a yes on Bring Chicago Home voter! Fill out this form to make your commitment to vote YES...

November 20, 2023

Jackie Rassner: “We have more power than we realize”

For our end-of-year campaign, we spoke with Jackie Rassner from our Board of Directors about her involvement with JCUA...

November 08, 2023

We won! Bring Chicago Home passes 32-17, headed to March referendum

Yesterday, our collective voice resonated through the halls of City Council as we witnessed the passage of Bring Chicago...

August 29, 2023

D’var Torah: Ki Tetze and Wealth Redistribution

This d’var torah was delivered by Anna Rubin at Rose Crown Minyan on Shabbat, August 26, 2023: It is...

August 24, 2023

Big news: Bring Chicago Home legislation updates

Following weeks of negotiations between our Bring Chicago Home coalition and Mayor Brandon Johnson’s administration, we have unanimously approved changes...

August 01, 2023

Bring Chicago Home takes City Council

On Thursday, July 27, JCUA and our partners in the Bring Chicago Home coalition gathered at City Hall for...

July 13, 2023

Introducing JCUA’s Newest Affinity Space: Ometz Lev

This June, my wife and I hit an Adulting Milestone: we asked for a dues adjustment to formally join...

March 31, 2023

Dalya Lessem Elnecave on Bring Chicago Home

On Sunday, March 12, I had the honor of standing before and speaking to the Bring Chicago Home coalition...

June 22, 2022

D’var Torah on Bring Chicago Home

On Saturday, June 4, 2022, Dalya delivered the following D’var Torah at Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago. Shabbat Shalom....

March 08, 2022

Or Tzedek teens take on Bring Chicago Home campaign

Throughout Or Tzedek, we’ve been learning about organizing and where it exists on the continuum of change-making. (I’d always...