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Traveling to Washington D.C., and making your voice heard to the people elected to represent you is exciting, powerful, and impactful.
With your advocacy, we can work to even the playing field in the job market for returning citizens.
Together, these pieces of legislation would offer a path to citizenship for approximately 2.5 million people.
These remarks are lightly adapted from those presented before the opening plenary of the 2019 Consultation on Conscience on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
This year's event is the biggest in our history, but there are so many more would-be attendees who can't be with us in person. We've made it easier than ever for you to tune in from afar and to join us from home.
The world is changing, so the Consultation on Conscience is, too.
A quick note from Logan Zinman Gerber, our National Teen Campaign Organizer:
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Yesterday, I had the opportunity to deliver the following words before the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism at the RAC's Consultation on Conscience:
Today, at the opening day of the Consultation on Conscience, we opened our programming with a short plenary followed by two rich and engaging workshop blocks. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the importance of national paid sick days legislation from Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership for Women and Families; to learn about the moral call to end climate change from Rabbi Larry Troster of GreenFaith; to delve into how create inclusive communities for people with disabilities; to hear from Rabbi Joel Mosbacher on his work to prevent the greater scourge of gun violence prevention; just to name a few of the wonderful workshops!
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Show your WRJ pride with this zippered canvas bag. Features the phrase "Well-behaved women rarely make history" and the WRJ logo.