The RAC is mobilizing Reform Jews to protect trans students. Click below to sign our pledge and we will contact you with resources to help you engage with your local school board and ensure the full protection of all students.
In a last-ditch effort, Senators Graham, Cassidy, Heller, and Johnson have offered a proposal that would repeal substantial portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The legislation would replace the ACA with a block grant system substantially limiting funding for low-income and moderate-income Americans. It would also fundamentally alter Medicaid, disproportionately harming access to care for people with disabilities, children, and the elderly.
Urge members of the 115th Congress to support criminal justice reform and learn about how to take action in your own community.
Two years ago, we introduced the Brit Olam, our covenant to create a world in which all people experience wholeness, justice, and compassion.
the Brit Olam work encompasses multiple ways to join a network of congregations working together toward a common goal. Your group may choose to join a RAC state project, an issue-based cohort, or both. In this way, each individual action can amplify and increase the impact of all others.
These tools will help you get the most out of your legislative advocacy work. More to be added soon!
Urge Congress to oppose the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, which would would undermine some of the most important measures that protect equal accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
A Congregation can take a stand on public policy issues without compromising its tax-exempt status, as long as it does not endorse any particular candidate for office. Learn more about this distinction and other important ways your synagogue can speak truth to power.
The Hyde Amendment prohibits the use of federal money for abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is in danger for all federally administered health care plans. This is more than just a reproductive rights issue. It is an economic and racial justice issue, as the Hyde Amendment disproportionately impacts low-income individuals and limits their access to abortion services.
For teens and young adults that want to get involved in social justice work, take a look at the following opportunities.
Signing up to receive RAC email is a terrific way to stay informed about the work of Jewish social justice and of the Religious Action Center. We have a few lists that may suit your specific interests and needs, but remember to sign up for the 'Now' list for in-the-moment updates and calls to action.
Follow the RAC on social media to stay up-to-date with the best ways to help the Reform Movement advocate for social justice in North America.
We frequently post about Action Alerts, public statements, and relevant initiatives from around the United States and Canada.