Updates from JCUA

Friday Roundup, September 2

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Do you want to receive this newsletter in your inbox every Friday? Sign up for JCUA’s mailing list We’re back with the latest news from JCUA and Chicago, The City That Works. I’m Hannah. Before we get to the news, we’re happy to introduce you to a new member of our staff, Rose Shapiro.   Dear Friend, I …

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Introducing Rose Shapiro, Community Development Manager

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My name is Rose Shapiro, and I’m joining JCUA as the new Community Development Manager. In my role, I’ll be leading our Community Ventures Program (CVP) — JCUA’s revolving loan fund that works to strengthen neighborhoods across Chicago. I’m originally from West Orange, New Jersey, where Judaism and Jewish community were at the forefront of …

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Major milestones in JCUA’s Police Accountability work

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Yesterday morning, I traveled to City Hall to speak alongside powerful movement leaders from across Chicago — folks who’ve been organizing on the ground for years to build a city where all of us are safe. We were there together as the Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) coalition to celebrate an enormous milestone and …

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Introducing asia smith, Community Safety Organizer

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Hello to all JCUA community members! My name is asia smith (I prefer my name written lowercase), and I will be organizing the Community Safety Committee. I was born and raised in South Florida in West Palm Beach. After graduating high school, I moved to the Midwest to attend school at Kalamazoo College. Living in …

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JCUA Newsletter, August 5

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Do you want to receive this newsletter in your inbox every Friday? Sign up for JCUA’s mailing list.   Welcome back to JCUA’s newsletter, where we run down important stories from the week, share updates about our work, and provide timely calls to action.  Before we get to the news, we’d like to bid a (brief!) …

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