Event Calendar

Event Calendar

May
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Every Corner a Sanctuary Rally
May 24 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
As raids continue across the Chicago area, join OCAD and Latino Union in fighting to make every workplace and every corner a sanctuary. We will gather at 10:15am Thursday at the 47th St and Western day labor hiring site, where immigration agents staged a raid last week. With your help, we will hold the Chicago ICE Director Ricardo Wong accountable for his continued targeting of our workplaces and neighborhoods.
Please email Anna Rubin (anna@jcua.org) to RSVP.
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30th Ward Police Accountability Canvassing
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We will be canvassing in the 30th ward about our coalition’s (Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability) ordinance for more effective civilian oversight for the police and Alderman Reboyras’s competing ordinances. RSVP here.

Please email Mara (mara@jcua.org) for more information.

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Police Accountability Committee Meeting
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us at Sketchpad (4700 N. Ravenswood Ave.) to discuss our CPCA (Coalition for Police Contracts Accountability) and GAPA (Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability) campaigns. We will be having a working night to phone bank and prepare for the upcoming public hearings on our GAPA ordinance. RSVP here!

Please contact Avra (avra@jcua.org) for more information.

May
25
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#MeToo and VOICES Act Press Conference
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Madigan’s office and the Sheriff’s department are stalling on moving the VOICES Act (SB34) forward in the House this session. They need to know: Time’s Up – survivors of domestic violence have been afraid to come forward for too long. The VOICES Act is one necessary step IL can take in the right direction today. Join Mujeres Latinas en Accion, IL Coalition Against Domestic Violence, ICIRR and other coalition partners.

This press conference will take place in the Loop (exact address TBD). Please email Anna Rubin (anna@jcua.org) to RSVP.

May
29
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GAPA Ordinance Hearing @ Westinghouse College Prep
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Alderman Reboyras, Chair of the Public Safety Committee, is hosting a series of public hearings for aldermen to listen to residents’ thoughts on the various police accountability ordinances that have been proposed.

This marks a success and important step in our campaign work with the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability, and it’s an important time to SHOW UP! Let’s demonstrate GAPA’s power as a coalition to alderman across the city, and make clear that 2,000 people have worked together to inform our ordinance through a community-driven process. RSVP HERE.

Please contact Avra (avra@jcua.org) for more information.

May
30
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Immigration Committee Meeting @ Sketchpad
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join JCUA at Sketchpad for our Immigration Committee meeting. RSVP here!

Please contact Anna (anna@jcua.org) for more information.

May
31
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GAPA Ordinance Hearing @ Wilbur Wright College
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Alderman Reboyras, Chair of the Public Safety Committee, is hosting a series of public hearings for aldermen to listen to residents’ thoughts on the various police accountability ordinances that have been proposed.

This marks a success and important step in our campaign work with the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability, and it’s an important time to SHOW UP! Let’s demonstrate GAPA’s power as a coalition to alderman across the city, and make clear that 2,000 people have worked together to inform our ordinance through a community-driven process. RSVP HERE.

Please contact Avra (avra@jcua.org) for more information.

Jun
5
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GAPA Ordinance Hearing @ Amundsen High School
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Alderman Reboyras, Chair of the Public Safety Committee, is hosting a series of public hearings for aldermen to listen to residents’ thoughts on the various police accountability ordinances that have been proposed.

This marks a success and important step in our campaign work with the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability, and it’s an important time to SHOW UP! Let’s demonstrate GAPA’s power as a coalition to alderman across the city, and make clear that 2,000 people have worked together to inform our ordinance through a community-driven process. RSVP HERE.

Please contact Avra (avra@jcua.org) for more information.

Jun
7
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JCUA’s 2018 Annual Acts of Change Dinnner @ Galleria Marchetti
Jun 7 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Jun
19
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JCore Meeting @ Sketchpad
Jun 19 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us for our next JCore general membership meeting. The meeting will be from 6:15 until 8:00 PM at SketchPad (4700 N. Ravenswood Ave, Suite B – door on Leland). There will be an orientation for first time attendees at 6:00 PM. Snacks included. RSVP here.

Please note that JCore meetings are for JCUA members. Sign up for membership at jcua.org/membership

Jul
25
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Or Tzedek Teen Institute for Social Justice
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 11:00 am
Or Tzedek is JCUA’s teen institute for social justice. Bringing together teens from across Chicagoland and beyond, Or Tzedek takes the value of tikkun olam and dives deep. Participants will come away with an in depth understanding of Chicago’s local issues, concrete tools to organize their communities for social change, and a closer relationship to Judaism in the real world. Teens live together and explore Chicago, take action on issues such as immigration, police accountability, labor rights, food justice and more with local leaders, and engage in spiritual learning and Shabbat practice around justice. Or Tzedek is open to incoming and current high school students. Check out our past teen and parent testimonials.
Cost: $1600 – Full and partial scholarship is available. Register today!