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Community Candle-Lighting and Celebration
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Please register here to join the JCUA community for a Hanukkah Candle-Lighting event. This event will be on Zoom, so check your email for a link beforehand.

Dec
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Bring Chicago Home: 5th Ward Canvassing
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Help out with canvassing for the Bring Chicago Home Campaign! We’re collecting postcards from constituents to push city council to support this important plan to fight homelessness.

Shifts are from 10am – 12pm and from 12pm – 2pm. No canvassing experience necessary!

Email jacob@jcua.org to RSVP.

Bring Chicago Home is a coalition comprised of people experiencing homelessness and community, policy and direct-service organizations dedicated to addressing homelessness in Chicago. As one of the lead organizations. JCUA is pushing for a change in the Real Estate Transfer Tax to create a dedicated revenue stream that would go to housing 20,000 households over the next 10 years. Over the next 3 months, we will be gathering community support to tell the Alderpeople of Chicago that they must support this ordinance!

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Housing and Economic Justice Committee Meeting
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Housing and Economic Justice committee, where we will discuss and plan for the campaign we’re currently working on, Bring Chicago Home. Please register here to join us.

Dec
9
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Bringing It Home: Interfaith Roundtable on Homelessness in Chicago
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring Chicago Home’s Interfaith Table will be hosting religious leaders from different communities across Chicago to share teachings on housing and homelessness, and share details about the BCH campaign.

Please register here to join us!

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Organizing Fellowship Workshop
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Regular meeting for JCUA’s Organizing Fellowship for young adults ages 18-23.

To hear more, please contact Mara Wolkoff (mara@jcua.org), JCUA’s Manager of Youth Engagement.

Dec
12
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Bring Chicago Home Canvassing in Hyde Park + Learning/Community get-together at KAM Israel
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

JCUA will be hosting a housing justice session in Hyde Park before sending volunteers off to canvass in the 4th ward for our Bring Chicago Home campaign to address Chicago’s homelessness crisis. Sign up here to join us on the South Side to learn about its history and why what we are doing is so important!

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Or Tzedek Teen Organizing Internship Meeting
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Regular meeting for JCUA’s Or Tzedek Organizing Internship for high school students! This is a closed meeting for Or Tzedek participants.

Please contact Mara Wolkoff (mara@jcua.org), JCUA’s Manager of Youth Engagement to learn more.