Acts of Change June 6
JCUA Annual Passover Seder
Register for Or Tzedek Summer 2016
Trauma Care Campaign Victory
50th Anniversary Dinner Photos



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

Or Emet: Advocacy in Action
By Deborah Goldberg JCUA’s Teen Programs Coordinator Yesterday, Or Emet teens put their advocacy skills into action.  We met with State Senator Daniel Biss, the chief of staff in Senator Julie Morrison’s office, and State Representative Julie Fine to talk about state licensing of gun dealers in order to reduce gun violence in Illinois.  Our meetings […]
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:57:13 PM

Always the Stranger
On  April 11, Northwestern Hillel’s Executive Director and JCUA Member Michael Simon spoke at JCUA’s 2016 Freedom and Justice Seder: The 11th Plague – Standing Against Islamophobia. In celebration of Passover this week, we are honored to share his inspiring presentation in full. By Michael Simon I am the Executive Director of Northwestern Hillel, the center and catalyst for […]
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 11:33:07 AM

My Son Came Home
(This blog post was originally printed in Oy! Chicago on March 25, 2016) By Annice Moses JCUA Member Three teen boys running around with saggy pants and backpacks. One of them is wearing a black hoodie — hood up, a bandana covering the lower half of his face. That kid has a gun in his hand. […]
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 3:57:07 PM

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Calendar of events

Blue = JCUA Event      Green = Community Event

Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights
JCore Subcommitte Meeting and Speaker Training
Wednesday, June 29
610 S Michigan, Chicago
6:00 PM
Questions? Contact Anna Rubin


IL State Budget Action
JCUA joins Responsible Budget Coalition organizations ro call for a budget that puts Illinois families and communities before Wall Street interests.
Thursday, June 30
Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph, Chicago
4:00 PM
Questions? Contact Anna Rubin


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


MLK Living Memorial Project and JCUA Shabbaton
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. Learn more about these events here, and stay tuned for more info.

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