We won! Celebrating an amazing organizing victory with the passage of ECPS

Categories: Grassroots Organizing
By Jackie Baldwin, JCUA Community Organizer For five years, the JCUA community has worked to transform public safety through powerful civilian oversight over the Chicago Police Department. The people of Chicago — particularly the Black and Brown communities facing police misconduct and brutality — were demanding change, calling for greater accountability and a larger role in shaping the …

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JCUA Member Spotlight: Brother Mike Eldridge

Categories: Other
JCUA is highlighting amazing members in our community working at the intersection of social justice, organizing, and Jewish values. Today we spotlight Brother Mike Eldridge, a core member of JCUA’s Kol Or Jews of Color Caucus and the Police Accountability & Public Safety Committee. Mike grew up in Albany Park, Chicago with his aunt where …

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7 Questions with Cydney Wallace

Categories: About JCUA, Other
Cydney Wallace was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. She graduated high school a year early and attended Spelman College in Atlanta, where she met her husband of nearly thirteen years. Cydney began working for Epiq Global (formerly Document Technologies, Inc.) in 2011 pushing a mail cart and, as of April 2019, …

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