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October 03, 2021

Mary Tarullo and Bradley Sanders on the Bring Chicago Home Campaign

Earlier this year, JCUA members voted to take on the Bring Chicago Home (BCH) campaign, alongside a diverse coalition...

September 24, 2021

Sukkat Shalom – 18 Days for Housing Justice

Tonight we welcome Sukkot — a holiday that commemorates our wanderings through the Sinai desert. Following the Exodus, the...

September 18, 2021

Introducing Maetal Gerson, JCUA Avodah Organizer 2021-2022

Hello! My name is Maetal and I’m the Avodah Organizer for JCUA this coming year. I’m so excited to...

September 15, 2021

Introducing Becca Lubow, JCUA Immigration Organizer

Hello JCUA community! My name is Becca Lubow and I’m the new Immigration Organizer. I grew up in Pickerington,...

September 03, 2021

Happy New Year! In 5782, let’s transform Chicago together

As we welcome Rosh Hashanah and the beginning of the Hebrew year 5782, I am writing to wish all...

August 31, 2021

JCUA celebrates grand opening of Chicago Furniture Bank

JCUA supporters gathered last week for the Grand Opening of the Chicago Furniture Bank’s new facility in Brighton Park,...

July 26, 2021

JCUA members begin a summer of action for immigration justice

JCUA created our Immigration Justice committee following the presidential election of Donald Trump. Five years later — as the...

July 21, 2021

We Won! Celebrating an amazing organizing victory with the passage of ECPS

For five years, the JCUA community has worked to transform public safety through powerful civilian oversight over the Chicago...

March 29, 2021

Rabbi Robert J. Marx, visionary Jewish leader who spoke up for justice, dies at 93

CHICAGO — It is with tremendous sadness and heavy hearts that we share news of the passing of our extraordinary...

March 11, 2021

JCUA to work on homelessness through Bring Chicago Home campaign

Following a two-month selection process of proposals, presentations, and deliberation, the JCUA membership has voted to join Bring Chicago...