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A Win for Fair Housing Policy
By Aline Sredni JCUA Intern  In the last month, the Supreme Court released some really important decisions. Most people have heard about the court’s views on the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Marriage Equality. However, these were not the only decisions issued. One of the other decisions that didn’t make the forefront of the news was […]
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:34:27 PM

Friends, Food and Inspiration During Ramadan
By Sarah Gold JCUA’s Manager of Community Building Over the past few weeks, I had the opportunity to attend three community Iftar celebrations hosted by the American Islamic College, CAIR Chicago and Islamic Community Center of Illinois (ICCI). As JCUA continues to connect with the Muslim community in Chicago in meaningful ways, these celebrations were […]
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 5:10:49 PM

Meet JCUA’s New Board Members
JCUA is thrilled to welcome our three newest board members, David Block, David Feinberg and former staffer Irene Lehrer Sandalow. Each new board member has a personal connection to JCUA and has taken a moment below to reflect on how JCUA’s work resonates with their values. A heartfelt welcome to David, David & Irene! An architect and […]
Thursday, July 09, 2015 9:59:04 AM

Reflecting on 10 Days of Change: Or Tzedek 2015 Summer Session 1
By Deborah Goldberg JCUA’s Coordinator of Teen Programs It’s hard to believe that at this time two weeks ago, our first summer 2015 session was just getting under way!  It was an incredible 10 days of activism, advocacy, organizing, and having fun together.  If I could sum up 10 days in 10 numbers, here’s what […]
Thursday, July 02, 2015 12:00:15 PM

No More Excuses – Trauma Center Now
By Jay Stanton JCUA Member Earlier this June, I spent one Thursday reminiscing about my time as a student at the University of Chicago and being both pleased and horrified at some of the changes that have been made on campus in recent months. The previous day, nine activists were participating in peaceful civil disobedience, […]
Friday, June 26, 2015 1:23:05 PM

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JCUA Actions and Events

Aug 4

JCore: Trauma Center Subcommittee Meeting
Tuesday, August 4, 6:30 pm
Spertus, 610 S. Michigan
Join JCUA members work on planning a publuc meeting for the Trauma Care Campaign
Email Danny for more info and to RSVP

Aug 10

Moral Monday
Monday, August 10, 4:30 pm
Uptown, Broadway and Wilson
Join JCUA and other groups across Chicago as we call on lawmakers to take action and #chooserevenue for the Illinois budget crisis.
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Aug 11

JCore Member Meeting
August 11, 6:20 pm - 8:30 pm
Spertus, 610 S. Michigan


Or Tzedek Summer Session 2
July 30-Aug. 9
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Contact: deborah@jcua.org

Community Events


Prayers for Peace & Reconciliation
Council of Religious Leaders of Metro Chicago (CRLMC)
Friday, July 31, 12pm - 1pm
Daley Plaza, Chicago
An interfatih prayer vigil in response tp the acts of violence, hatred and discrimination in our country and around the world.
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