JUST News – February 23, 2018

Categories: Immigrant Rights, Immigration Reform, JCUA Campaigns, JCUA Events, JCUA Project and Campaign Endorsements, JCUA Weekly Updates, Police Brutality

Purm Action to Defend ImmigrantsPurim Immigration Action in the Spirit of Esther
Join JCUA, ICIRR, NCJW Chicago North Shore, Protected by Faith, Reform IL, and Silverstein Base Hillel to speak truth to power, in the spirit of Esther. Tell our legislators: YOU MUST ACT NOW, one week before communities are torn apart following the March 5 DACA deadline.

Friday, February 26, 4:30 PM, Federal Plaza
219 S. Dearborn

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JCUA’s 2018 Acts of Change Dinner
Save the date for our annual fundraising gala and dinner – Acts of Change. This year we are excited to present the Rabbi Robert J. Marx Social Justice Award to Peggy Slater, longtime JCUA Activist, Past Board President, and social justice champion!

Hope to see you there!
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Last Week for Early Bird Or Tzedek Tuition!
Early Bird Tuition for the Or Tzedek Teen Institute for Social Justice ends Monday, March 5! And as a special incentive sign up before the deadline for an additional discount.

Or Tzedek gives teens a Jewish framework to explore their social justice identities and the tools and inspiration to build a better world.


Ward Shabbat Dinners on Police Accountability
Check out this blog post from our AVODAH Organizing Fellow Mara Wolkoff! She reflects on the Shabbat dinners we are cohosting with Mishkan to build community and power around police accountability campaign work! Read Mara’s blog.

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