Event Calendar

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Chicago May Day with JCUA 2:30 pm
Chicago May Day with JCUA
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Join JCUA’s delegation to Chicago May Day 2018. We will reach out to everyone who RSVP’d prior to the march with a meet up location. Haymarket Monument at Randolph and Des Plaines- 2:30 PM March …

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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Application Deadline for 2018-2019 cohort 5:00 pm
JCUA Organizing Fellowship Application Deadline for 2018-2019 cohort
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This one-of-a-kind social justice initiative for college-aged students teaches community organizing through a Jewish lens and provides hands-on experience working on local issues. Fellows learn the building blocks of organizing for social change, and take action alongside …

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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop 6:30 pm
JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This one-of-a-kind social justice program teaches college-aged students about community organizing with a Jewish lens and gives them hands-on experience with local issues. Fellows use organizing to express and strengthen their Jewish identities, while building the skills they need …

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National Day of Prayer CPCA Action 10:15 am
National Day of Prayer CPCA Action
May 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Mark your calendars to stand with the Coalition for Police Contracts Accountability on the National Day of Prayer. We will be meeting at 10:15 at the McDonalds at 35th and Indiana. RSVP here to join …

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ONE Northside Community Convention 2:00 pm
ONE Northside Community Convention @ The American Islamic College
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
At ONE Northside’s 2018 Convention, a thousand people from across the North Side of Chicago (church groups, college students, people living in affordable housing, people experiencing homelessness, staff and clients at local social service agencies, …

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JCore Meeting 6:30 pm
JCore Meeting
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us in Hyde Park at the Chicago Theological Seminary for our general membership meeting to hear updates on our immigration and police accountability campaigns. You can sign up for membership here. RSVP to May’s …

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40th Ward Mishkan/JCUA Havdalah Dinner on Police Accountability 6:00 pm
40th Ward Mishkan/JCUA Havdalah Dinner on Police Accountability
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mishkan and JCUA are coming together to celebrate Shabbat, learn about our police accountability campaigns, and talk about how we can take action as Jews in our own neighborhoods! Please note this event is only …

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GAPA Ordinance Hearing 6:30 pm
GAPA Ordinance Hearing @ Corliss High School
May 15 @ 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 …

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JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop 6:30 pm
JCUA Organizing Fellowship Workshop
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This one-of-a-kind social justice program teaches college-aged students about community organizing with a Jewish lens and gives them hands-on experience with local issues. Fellows use organizing to express and strengthen their Jewish identities, while building the skills they need …

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Chicago Justice Series: Final Shabbat Dinner & Discussion 5:30 pm
Chicago Justice Series: Final Shabbat Dinner & Discussion @ TBD
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our final event in the 2018 series, this will be a culminating Shabbat dinner featuring discussion and guest speakers around a racial justice issue in Chicago. More details and RSVP coming soon.
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GAPA Ordinance Hearing 1:00 pm
GAPA Ordinance Hearing @ Gage Park High School
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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 …

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70 Faces of Revelation: Shavuot Smorgasbord of Jewish Learning 6:00 pm
70 Faces of Revelation: Shavuot Smorgasbord of Jewish Learning @ Silverstein Base Hillel
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Silverstein Base Hillel for an evening of liberatory, preparatory, and revelatory Torah in honor of Shavuot, our celebration of Jewish wisdom. Avra Shapiro will be leading a session on the Jewish community’s …

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ICIRR Lobby Day in Springfield
ICIRR Lobby Day in Springfield
May 22 all-day
Join us in Springfield to lobby our representatives for more just immigration legislation. Please contact Anna Rubin (anna@jcua.org) for more information, or if you’re interested in attending.
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Every Corner a Sanctuary Rally 10:15 am
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 …

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30th Ward Police Accountability Canvassing 5:30 pm
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 …

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Police Accountability Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
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 …

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#MeToo and VOICES Act Press Conference 9:30 am
#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 …

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GAPA Ordinance Hearing 6:30 pm
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 …

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Immigration Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
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.
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GAPA Ordinance Hearing 6:30 pm
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 …

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