Through this fellowship, I learned about community organizing and the many challenges involved. Civic engagement is difficult, but this was definitely a great learning experience and made me a more confident community organizer.
Congregations are at the forefront of the Reform Movement's social action work, from direct service to local advocacy. With the help of our clergy and congregations, the work of the Religious Action Center has been able to grow and make a positive impact in communities around North America.
We are living in an urgent time. Reform Jewish communities are pursuing justice through the Brit Olam at the local, state/provincial, and federal levels to bring about a world in which all people experience wholeness, justice, and compassion.
Before submitting a 2019 Fain Social Justice Award application online, we recommend that you prepare the information on this checklist and have it easily available to “cut-and-paste” into your application. Once this information has been compiled, you can fill out the online application here.