Getting Involved On A Deeper Level

Categories: Guest Blog Posts, JCUA Campaigns, Organizing Fellowship
My involvement with the JCUA Organizing Fellowship has given me the opportunity to not only engage in dialogue about social justice, but to be involved on a deeper level. On February 26, I was able to participate in Purim Immigration Action in the Spirit of Esther at the Federal Building. This experience was an incredible …

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The Urgent Need for Police Accountability

Categories: Guest Blog Posts, JCUA Campaigns, Membership, Other, Police Brutality
By Esther Bowen JCUA Member JCUA has reached an important milestone in its work on police accountability. We have decided to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Coalition for Police Contracts Accountability (CPCA) to become an official member organizing for specific reforms to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) union contracts with the …

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Kevin Coval: “Make Your Voice Heard With Or Tzedek”

Categories: Community Issues, Guest Blog Posts, Jewish Community, Jewish Education, Or Tzedek / Teen Program
From the desk of Kevin Coval, Artistic Director at Young Chicago Authors: Did you catch my interview last month on The Daily Show? I was talking about growing as  an artist,  an activist, and an accomplice in the fight for social justice.  I talked about the power of story-telling, which was given to me in part by …

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