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“I’m fifteen years old, and a sophomore in high school. In my decade and a half living in America, I have inhaled the equivalent of about five-thousand-five-hundred cigarettes, when in reality I’ve never touched one. I’m only a teenager and that is an outrageous number. There are millions of people who have breathed this poor air for far longer than me, getting sicker and sicker with every breath they take. It is shameful that so many Americans - 150,000 - die prematurely each year from preventable pollution related causes.”

“I’m fifteen years old, and a sophomore in high school. In my decade and a half living in America, I have inhaled the equivalent of about five-thousand-five-hundred cigarettes, when in reality I’ve never touched one. I’m only a teenager and that is an outrageous number. There are millions of people who have breathed this poor air for far longer than me, getting sicker and sicker with every breath they take. It is shameful that so many Americans - 150,000 - die prematurely each year from preventable pollution related causes.”

Abigail Segel
Four teens pose in front of a RAC banner holding a sign that says "I'm a Reform Jew and I support Disability Rights"

The Religious Action Center is thrilled to announce that registration for the 9th annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) is officiall

Ally Karpel
Silhouette of family members holding hands in front of a chain link fence

Remember the feeling you had when you got on an airplane alone to study abroad, or when you packed up everything you owned and moved to a new city?

Talia Kaplan
Teens and Rabbi stand in front of the US Capitol Building

This January will mark my third season of the L’Taken Social Justice Seminars as a

Lizzie Stein