The Future of Social Justice

Categories: Youth Programs
On August 2nd, Or Tzedek teens gathered in Millennium Park to register people to vote with folks from Chicago Votes and other youth from JUF Camp TOV. After a week of intensive learning on how to dismantle systems and tackle the root causes of injustice with community organizing, our teens were brimming with knowledge and …

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My Voice Has An Impact

Categories: Youth Programs
As MLK Day approached this year I knew that I wanted to do something meaningful. Before I had time to struggle searching for the right activity, a JCUA-related opportunity presented itself. At night, there was going to be the first “Chicago Justice Series” talk, this one about the history of housing contracts in Chicago. The …

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Youth Program Updates – April 2018

Categories: JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, Or Tzedek / Teen Program, Youth Programs
Are you a young person passionate about organizing your community? Interested in connecting Jewish values to concrete action for social justice?  In a recent blog post, Manager of Youth Programs Hannah Arwe said, “We don’t only need social justice in the moment, when we feel it in our gut. We need it always, and every …

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