JUFJ Baltimore is working on campaigns to reform our city’s rent court, to fight mass incarceration and racist policing, and to make water affordable for all Baltimoreans. We collaborate with JUFJniks in Montgomery County during the Maryland General Assembly session to win things like paid sick leave, and to block dangerous legislation that targets poor Black and brown Marylanders.
Our ongoing community education work includes Jewish learning programs with local synagogues and havurot, where we explore how our traditions call us to work for social justice.
September 13 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join JUFJ activists from across DC and Maryland to discuss “EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond. We’ll use the book to explore our local affordable housing crisis and get ready for our Sukkot event, Struggle for Shelter, including a trip to the EVICTED exhibit at the…
September 23 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join JUFJ activists to observe Sukkot by learning about the housing crisis in our cities and our region. We’ll visit the EVICTED exhibit at the National Building Museum together and reflect on what it means to celebrate shelter when so many people can’t afford it.