One of the earliest lessons I learned as an advocate is the simple power of showing up. Last week, Reform Jews from across Massachusetts showed up in Boston in support of the ROE Act, a piece of legislation in Massachusetts intended to proactively protect and
Debbie Coutant, a leader at Congregation Shir Hadash in Los Gatos and a member of the RAC-CA Leadership Team, died this summer. With thanks to Rabbi Melanie Aron, we share this tribute to Debbie and honor her leadership and dedication to justice.
In 2019, RAC-CA set gun violence prevention and housing as our two top issues. This agenda was created by our lay-led issue research teams and input from 179 social justice leaders from 45 Reform congregations and communities.
Now that the Legislature has
Congregation Albert is a 2019 Fain Award recipeint for its project, Asylum Seekers Volunteer Program.
Congregation Albert in Albuquerque is the oldest Reform Jewish congregation in New Mexico.
In the spring of 2019, an alarming surge in anti-abortion legislation took place in state legislatures across the U.S. Nine states enacted gestational age bans on abortion, many as early as 6 weeks -- before most individuals even know they are pregnant.
One week after participating in the HIAS Immigrant Justice delegation to San Diego, I was still haunted by memories of the men, women, and children getting up in the early hours of the day to be at the U.S. border at 4:00 a.m.
On Wednesday, nearly 200 Reform Jews from across Ohio gathered at the Statehouse in Columbus to advocate for just policies in the Buckeye State.
Participants learned about RAC-OH’s legislative priorities: gun violence prevention and criminal justice reform.
It’s no secret that teens and young adults have become the leading advocates for gun violence prevention.
HHS Announces Dangerous Moves to Strip Away Key Civil Rights Protections in Health Care and Social Services
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) took two alarming steps to permit taxpayer-funded discrimination in our health care and social service systems.