Interfaith Dinner and Shabbaton 7-1-16
JCUA Annual Passover Seder
Register for Or Tzedek Summer 2016
Trauma Care Campaign Victory



Building a Jewish Organizing Voice
By Ben Goldsmith JCUA Member On July 10th, I was thrilled to attend Jewish Council on Urban Affairs’ first daylong community organizing training for members. On a clement summer Sunday, 30 JCUA members spent eight hours learning the nuts and bolts of organizing, connecting with each other, and discussing what a Jewish voice in social […]
Monday, July 25, 2016 3:47:18 PM

Growing Jewish Social Justice Identities
By Hannah Arwe JCUA Teen Programs Coordinator Greetings!  My name is Hannah Arwe and I am the new Coordinator of Teen Programs at JCUA.  I am super excited to be here – for the second time!  I was a staff member for Or Tzedek’s 2014 summer program, and just had to return.  I am thrilled […]
Monday, July 11, 2016 3:11:56 PM

From the Many, One
By Lisa Bendoff JCUA Member Before I begin discussing the Illinois Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights (IL DWBR), in the spirit of full disclosure, I must make the following confession: I am just a simple E pluribus unum kind of gal living in a crazy mixed up Bellum omnium contra omnes sorta world. That’s right, […]
Monday, June 27, 2016 4:10:45 PM

Meet JCUA’s 2016 Summer Interns
By Andie Linker JCUA Intern JCUA has 3 dynamic individuals joining our team for the summer! Keep on reading to get to know them a little better. Ethan Ramsay Ethan hails from Oak Park, Illinois and currently attends Carleton College, where he studies history. He is passionate about theater and recently directed a play entitled […]
Thursday, June 16, 2016 1:53:34 PM

South Side Town Hall for Trauma Care
By Aryeh Bernstein JCUA Member On May 19th, JCUA and the Trauma Care Coalition demonstrated tangible power in a packed town hall meeting in North Kenwood. The meeting focused on influencing the University of Chicago in implementing its Level-I Adult Trauma Center with transparency and accountability to the South Side community. The many passionate and […]
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 1:36:28 PM

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Calendar of Events

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JCore Member Meeting
Members only - Sign up here
Wednesday, July 27
610 S. Michigan, Chicago
6:15 - 8:30 PM
First time attendee orientation at 6:00 PM

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Or Tzedek Teen Social Justice Program
Wednesday, July 27 - Sunday, August 7
Teens learn organizing and advocacy skills, explore their Jewish social justice identities, and have fun!
Registration Deadline is Friday, July 8
Register and More Info


JCUA's Interfaith Dinner & Shabbaton
Friday, August 5 - Saturday, August 6
Join JCUA for an overnight shabbaton in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Living Memorial Project and Takin' It To The Streets Festival hosted by IMAN.
More info and RSVP

Jewish Council on Urban Affairs

610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60605
Phone: 312.663.0960  |  Fax: 312.663.5305

Jewish Council on Urban Affairs

610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60605
Phone: 312.663.0960  |  Fax: 312.663.5305

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