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250 Join JCUA at Public Meeting for Police Accountability

Categories: JCUA Statement

JCUA members deliver 160 postcards to Chicago aldermen calling on them not to vote on the Fraternal Order of Police contract expiring in June without significant reforms. CHICAGO, IL – On Sunday, April 2nd, more than 250 people gathered at KAM Isaiah Israel in Hyde Park for Out From The Narrows, JCUA’s Passover community meeting for police …

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JCUA Hosts Public Meeting To Take Action for Police Accountability in Chicago

Categories: JCUA Statement, Press Release

Chicago’s Jewish community will come together to hear testimonials from people impacted by police misconduct and community leaders calling for community based police oversight.   CHICAGO, IL – On Sunday, April 2nd, more than 250 people will gather at KAM Isaiah Israel in Hyde Park for Out From The Narrows, a Passover community meeting. Testimonials …

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JCUA Condemns Latest Executive Order

Categories: JCUA Statement

The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs condemns today’s revised executive order, which only solidifies this administration’s reputation for using fear and hate to govern. Scapegoating immigrant and Muslims under the guise of national security is dangerous and morally reprehensible. Our own history of oppression as Jews shows us what happens when people turn their backs …

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