Ensuring all DC workers are eligible for paid family and medical leave makes the District’s program more fair and robust, and works to the benefit of DC residents and their employers.
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Thank you to all of the congregations who are participating in Labor on the Bimah this year and sharing the Jewish values behind the #FightFor15!
When I think about social justice, I feel I have come to terms with what it means to work towards change in many of my identities — as a white person, as a cisgender man, and as a queer person to [...]
The Jeremiah Fellowship helped Julia to see social activism as an inherently Jewish act. Want to learn about social, economic, and racial injustice in Baltimore, and how to address these issues [...]
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Since 1998, Jews United for Justice (JUFJ) has worked to put “labor” back into Labor Day by engaging our local Jewish communities in a collective conversation about our texts, our historical [...]
On Monday, JUFJniks gathered with dozens of coalition partners and elected officials for a historic moment: the Baltimore City Council passed a charter amendment banning the privatization of the [...]
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JUFJ is hosting two community gatherings after Sunday's neo-Nazi rally, but we are also sharing a variety of community responses that you may want to attend.
I bet when you hear about paid family leave, the first image in your mind is of excited (and probably exhausted) new parents taking time off from work to bond with their infant children. That’s [...]