Recent Posts

November 06, 2023

JCUA statement on antisemitic incidents in Chicago area

JCUA is deeply disturbed to learn that antisemitic messages were distributed around Chicago on the weekend of November 5....

October 19, 2023

Meet Emily Piff, JCUA’s Database Manager

Hello JCUA community! My name is Emily Piff (she/her), and I will be joining JCUA as the new Database...

October 15, 2023

JCUA decries hate crime against Palestinian-American child in Plainfield, Illinois

JCUA is horrified to learn of the murder of a six-year-old Palestinian-American boy and the stabbing of his mother...

October 12, 2023

JCUA partners with Pilsen Housing Cooperative (PIHCO)

JCUA is proud to announce a partnership with Pilsen Housing Cooperative (PIHCO) as it expands its presence in Chicago’s...

October 06, 2023

Meet Sarah Unowsky, JCUA’s new Avodah Organizer

Hello! My name is Sarah Unowsky (she/her), and I am thrilled to become JCUA’s Avodah Organizer at this year....

September 28, 2023

CVP funds home repairs on the South side of Chicago

JCUA is excited to continue our partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) for the administration of the...

September 27, 2023

Meet Tony Fuller, JCUA’s Director of Finance & Operations

Earlier this month, JCUA welcomed Tony Fuller (he/him) as our new (and first-ever!) Director of Operations & Finance. Tony...

September 21, 2023

Mutual Aid Opportunities to Support New Arrivals

We are in the Days of Awe. In this moment, our tradition asks us for individual and collective reflection:...

September 19, 2023

Shana Tova from JCUA!

On behalf of the whole JCUA staff, I am sending our blessings for a sweet and meaningful Rosh Hashanah — a...

September 10, 2023

Victory! CCPSA votes to end gang database

JCUA and our Erase the Gang Database coalition have been organizing for years to end the use of the racist, ineffective, and error-ridden Chicago gang...