Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
For more than six decades, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (the RAC) has worked to educate, inspire, and mobilize the Reform Jewish Movement to advocate for social justice. We work on more than 70 issues including gun violence prevention, immigration, reproductive rights, and criminal justice reform; and mobilize around federal, state, provincial, and local legislation. As a joint instrumentality of the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the RAC represents the values of the largest and most diverse Jewish Movement in North America to governments at all levels. As part of a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the RAC's work is nonpartisan.
Today, we delivered a letter to every member of the 116th Congress outlining our 2019 legislative priorities and urging them to join us in the pursuit of a more just and compassionate world.
Together, with leadership from our partners in the 116th
Saturday, June 17 marks two years since the tragic shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The memory of the nine parishioners who were lost to this senseless act of violence continues to weigh heavily upon our hearts and remind us of the
At the February 10-12, 2017 L'Taken Social Justice Seminar, Noah Hùng Spanding-Schecter, from Congregation Beth Tikvah in Columbus, OH., learned about social justice. Here is an excerpt of Noah's speech on LGBTQ equality, which he gave in Congressman Pat
Over the winter, nearly 2,000 Reform Jewish high school students came to Washington, D.C. for the Bernard and Audre Rapaport L’Taken Social Justice Seminar, where they learn how to be effective advocates and to think about how issues of contemporary social