combating poverty, racism and anti-Semitism

JCUA pursues social and economic justice through issue-based campaigns, community investment, and building bridges between the Jewish community and communities challenged by poverty and racism. Focused on mobilizing a progressive Jewish voice to address root causes of social injustice, JCUA works as an allied partner together with diverse communities across Chicago to achieve a more just city and better quality of life for all Chicagoans. Learn more about JCUA

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JCUA Internships

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JCUA’s internship program trains students and emerging leaders throughout the year. We provide interns with meaningful engagement in social justice issues through a Jewish lens. JCUA interns gain professional experience, empowering mentoring and skills to excel in an effective and focused non-profit environment. JCUA encourages applicants from all racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, sexual orientations and genders.

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JCUA members put their Jewish values into action, working for social justice in Chicago.

From the NewsBlog

JCUA News
JCUA Inducted into the Trauma Center Coalition
Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:01:27 PM

Or Tzedek Alum Rose Johnson Reflects on MLK Day Interfaith Event
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:02:03 PM

Amanda Klonsky: Tapping into Our Own Stories
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:30:00 AM

JCUA January 2015 Newsletter
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:01:08 PM

Kalman Resnick: ‘Our Immigration System is Broken, and Everybody Knows It’
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 1:38:37 PM

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Or Tzedek 2015 REGISTRATION

Summer 2015 registration is now open. 

SESSION 1: THURS. JUNE 18 - SUN. JUNE 28
SESSION 2: THURS. JULY 30 - SUN. AUG. 9

Or Tzedek educates and mobilizes Jewish teens, providing opportunities for learning, awareness, social justice action and FUN.

JCUA EVENTS 


Upcoming Events

► Cook County Anti-Wage Theft Votes
Tue, 10 Feb 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

► Join JCUA at an Interfaith Vigil for a Trauma Center
Thu, 12 Feb 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

► JCUA Member Meeting - JCore
Wed, 18 Feb 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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Community EVENTS


Upcoming Events

► Weekly Interfaith Vigil for a Trauma CenterRecurring Event
Thu, 05 Feb 2015
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

► Weekly Interfaith Vigil for a Trauma CenterRecurring Event
Thu, 19 Feb 2015
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

► Weekly Interfaith Vigil for a Trauma CenterRecurring Event
Thu, 26 Feb 2015
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM


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