Demand a Strong Consent Decree – Submit Your Comment Today

Categories: JCUA Campaigns, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Police Brutality
Comment on the Draft Consent Decree Today! Last week, Attorney General Lisa Madigan released the draft consent decree on police reforms. The consent decree is an agreement that involves court oversight of the Chicago Police Department. If approved, a federal court and a court-appointed monitor would ensure reforms are carried out by certain deadlines. Click here for a fact …

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Or Tzedek Transforms Teens

Categories: JCUA Campaigns, Or Tzedek / Teen Program
“We need to start asking questions about the history we are learning and who is not included. That is how true tikkun olam happens.” ~Rabbi Capers Funnye These words from our visit to Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken, one of JCUA’s congregational partners, aptly frame this year’s Or Tzedek experience. We asked a lot of questions, …

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Canvassing, Immigration Teach-In, Or Tzedek Staff and Committee Meetings – July Update

Categories: JCUA Campaigns, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, JCUA Weekly Updates
July Canvassing for Police Accountability JCUA is canvassing in targeted wards to put pressure on aldermen around the GAPA Ordinance.We are asking residents to sign postcards to their aldermen and the mayor. Tuesday, July 16th, 5-7 PM Friday, July 20th, 3-5 PM Saturday, July 21st, 11-1 PM Locations, RSVP & More Info   ICIRR Campaign for …

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Call On Your State Representatives to Make Illinois Welcoming for All!

Categories: Immigrant Rights, Immigration Reform, JCUA Campaigns
SB 3488 “No Registry” Passes the Senate: Take Action for a Welcoming Illinois! Today SB 3488, a bill that bans any registry program in Illinois that singles out people based on race, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin or religious belief, passed the Illinois Senate! This means all three of our #Welcoming IL bills are now in the …

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