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’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
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

Asaf Bar-Tura: ‘We Must Challenge Our Own Community’
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 9:00:05 AM

Watch: JCUA and Rabbi Funnye Remember Chicago’s Gun Violence Victims
Monday, December 29, 2014 4:01:14 PM

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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.

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