Lee Winkelman

Lee Winkelman is the Associate Director of Organizing for the RAC and the lead organizer for RAC-NY. He is a long time community organizer who grew up in the Reform Movement in Greater Detroit.

RAC-TX Condemns Attacks on Transgender Youth

Lee Winkelman
fredi Bleeker Franks
The Texas Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC-TX) unequivocally denounces the hateful and erroneous statements made by Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton this week, in which they define gender-affirming medical care as child abuse and punishable by law.

A Major GVP Victory in California

Lee Winkelman

California Governor Gavin Newsom responded to RAC-CA and our allies’ calls by tripling funding for local gun violence prevention (GVP) programs.

Newsom’s announcement came less than a week after the conclusion of our successful call-in week.