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Social Action Tools for Congregations

These tools and guides will help you develop your congregation's social action program, from establishing social action comittees and practicing socially responsible investing to engaging congregants of all ages in social justice work. 

Social Action Tools for Congregations

These publications are useful tools for congregational lay leaders, clergy, educators, and other staff managing social action programming and socially responsible practices. 

The Irving J. Fain Awards, awarded every other year, honor exemplary social justice projects in URJ congregations.

Travel has a greater carbon and environmental footprint than that of nearly any other human activity. The Travel Justly Fund supports congregational programming that combats this major carbon impact. Apply for a grant today!

The RAC is covering tuition for up to 20 Reform congregations to enroll in the GreenFaith Energy Shield Program, which will guide congregations to become leaders in sustainable practices and spiritual approaches to environmental values. Enroll today!

Leadership Development Opportunities

The RAC provides a variety of leadership development for those of all ages interested in moving social justice to the center of our congregations and communities.

We believe there is a role for everyone in this effort, from congregational members to high school students to rabbis. 

The RAC Program Bank is an excellent resource of ideas for social action activities, events, educational programming, direct service for congregations, and more.