Jewish Social Justice Organizations Respond to Executive Order on Refugees

By Hannah Weilbacher
Several Jewish Social Justice Roundtable organizations have made statements condemning the executive order banning refugee resettlement and immigration. Read more...

9 reasons why you should just write that Op-Ed

By Hannah Weilbacher
This election season, the Roundtable wants YOU to write an Op-Ed from your perspective, raising up issues of justice that you care about. Here are 9 reasons why you should: Read more...

June Job Roundup

By Hannah Weilbacher
Looking for a position in the Jewish social justice field? Look no further! There are great opportunities this month, especially in the field of Development. AJWS has a... Read more...
RT : Today we remember Sandra Bland, and renew our promise to fight for criminal justice reform.
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Two Featured Roundtable Organizations

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Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
In 2016, through community organizing campaigns, youth programming, leadership development, and community investment, JCUA continued to make an impact on the root causes of inequality in Chicago. Highlights included: Passage of the IL Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights; Initial implementation of the Level I adult trauma center on Chicago’s South Side, along with the creation of a Community Advisory Board which includes two members of the Trauma Care Coalition ; the launch of a campaign for police accountability; and the creation of “Do Not Stand Idly By,” JCUA’s post-election rapid response...
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice led the Jewish community in a cross-sector, city-wide coalition that passed the Community Safety Act through the New York City Council, establishing protections against discriminatory policing and providing real, accountable oversight for the NYPD. Members activated City Council members and created events bringing together over 1,000 community members, including rabbis in support of police reform.