Be a Jeremiah Fellow in DC/MoCo
Do you want to learn more about the local political landscape? To gain a deeper understanding of social, racial, and economic justice? To be in community with people who care about issues you [...]
Report: JUFJniks Stand with Organizing Marriott Workers
On Tuesday morning, JUFJ joined dozens of community leaders, elected officials, and workers to make a straightforward demand of the management at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront Hotel: respect [...]
Join the JUFJ Baltimore Community Building and Education Team!
The Community Building and Education team is made up of some of the talented educators and planners that bring you all of the fabulous programming JUFJ puts on, from the Social Justice Seder to [...]
Report: Baltimore JUFJers Take Action for Migrants
Thanks to the over 50 JUFJers who joined us at our July Community Convening! We studied how Jewish texts see our duty towards migrants, empathized with our migrant neighbors by remembering and [...]
Paid Leave Town Hall August 23
There is a lot at stake in how DOES designs the fine print details of paid leave benefit administration and the agency needs to hear directly from DC workers about these details that are 'make it [...]
Paid leave regulations: tax collection
The Department of Employment Services (DOES), the agency responsible for implementing DC's new paid family and medical leave program, has released a second set of proposed regulations outline [...]
Fight for One Fair Wage!
After DC passed Initiative 77 last month, the Council immediately moved to overturn the voters' decision and block one fair wage for all workers. ICYMI, seven DC councilmembers - Chairman [...]
Be a Jeremiah Fellow in Baltimore!
I was a Jeremiah Fellow in the 2014-2015 cohort. Jeremiah is how I connected to my family's history, and how I found my Jewish community in Baltimore. Learn about racial and social injustice [...]
Water Rates are Skyrocketing
Since January, there's been no movement. DPW and the mayor are capable of addressing the affordability crisis right now with their administrative authority.