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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

We Must Stand Together
By Michael Goldberg JCUA Member A few weeks ago, I joined members of the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs and the Downtown Islamic Center in a joint community service event at the DIC. When I arrived I met a group of lively volunteers. Together we worked in an assembly line to prepare peanut butter, banana […]
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 3:04:29 PM

JCUA Joins the Illinois Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Campaign
By Elisa Redish JCUA Member I’m excited to work on the Illinois Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights campaign through JCUA because I believe that all workers deserve dignity, including the right to decent wages and freedom from discrimination and harassment. My interest in workers’ rights developed in the year I took off between college and […]
Thursday, March 24, 2016 2:38:53 PM

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Calendar of events

Blue = JCUA Event      Green = Community Event
May
19

Trauma Center Townhall
Thursday, May 19
6:00-8:00 PM
Kennicott Park Field House
4434 S Lake Park, Chicago
Join JCUA and The Trauma Care Coaltion for a town hall meeting about how the University of Chicago can best include the South Side community in the implementation of the trauma care center.
RSVP

May
24

The Book of Ruth and The Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights: A Pre-Shavuot Learning Opportunity
Tuesday, May 24
7:00-8:00 PM
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway, Chicago
Cohosted by Na'aseh, Anshe Emet's Social Action Committee and JCUA 
Contact Anna Rubin for more info or to RSVP
anna@jcua.org or (312) 663-0960

JUN
6

Acts of Change
Annual Dinner
Monday, June 6
5:45-8:45 PM

Germania Place
108 W. Germania Place, Chicago
Join JCUA for our annual dinner honoring Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky with the Rabbi Robert J. Marx Social Justice Award.
RSVP and more info

Or Tzedek Calendar

May 15

Or Tzedek at Anshe Emet
Final Session
Sunday, May 15
10:00-11:00 AM

May 15

Or Emet Teen Program
Final Session
Beth Emet, Evanston
Sunday, April 10
12:30-2:30 PM
More info about Or Emet.

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Jewish Council on Urban Affairs

610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60605
Phone: 312.663.0960  |  Fax: 312.663.5305
info@jcua.org

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