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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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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Take Action for Police Accountability with CPCA and GAPA

Categories: JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Police Brutality
Take Action with CPCA for a Just Police Union Contract Join the Coalition for Police Contracts Accountability (CPCA) for a press conference and canvassing on the one-year anniversary of the expiration of the Fraternal Order of Police union contract. We will demand our aldermen and mayor change the current union contract to end CPD’s code of silence and allow for real accountability and transparency around police misconduct. …

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New Scholarships for Or Tzedek Teen Institute for Social Justice

Categories: JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Or Tzedek / Teen Program
Dear JCUA Friends and Supporters, I am writing to you with a special Or Tzedek opportunity. In an effort to broaden our base of teens we have secured new funds to cover tuition. We are training a diverse community of teens interested in organizing for meaningul social change, and we want to make sure everyone can access our tools and resources. It has been …

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