Tzedek Salons bring young Jews, in our 20-30's, together with social activists, policy makers, attorneys, and academics for conversation.
This month, we will speak with Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards and Joel Wool, her Director of Policy and Communications. We will learn about a new campaign to protect tenants and seal eviction records.
Join Kasey Suffredini, co-chair of the Yes on 3 campaign and President of Strategy at Freedom for All Americans, for an evening discussion on how we can take politically divisive, controversial social issues and transform them into winning campaigns that transcend politics and build community.
Sophie Hansen, National Association of Social Workers
Cindy Rowe, Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action
Pablo Ruiz, SEIU State Council
Anabel Santiago, Coalition for Social Justice
Olivia Santoro, ACLU - Massachusetts
The Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action (JALSA) will be joined by Safe Communities Act co-sponsors Sen. Jamie Eldridge and Rep. Ruth Balser and other lawmakers to urge their colleagues in the Legislature to pass the Safe Communities Act this session.
Join JALSA and community partners at a forum with new Suffolk County DA, Rachael Rollins.
The Dream & Promise Act introduced in Congress on March 12 marks a sea change in the immigration debate: a bill to protect Dreamers and TPS and DED holders, with no impossible tradeoffs. Tens of thousands of immigrants in Mass. could benefit.
This educational program, sponsored by the Sinai Temple’s Social Action Committee, will include conversations about your concerns with the health care system, an overview from experts about current approaches being debated on Beacon Hill, and will include a Jewish perspective.
This month, we will speak with Eric Shupin, Director of Public Policy for Citizens' Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA). As we enter a new legislative cycle, one of the most impactful ways we can fight for equity is by utilizing the power we each have as constituents in our local and state governments to advocate for changes in Massachusetts law.
This month, we will sit down with Middlesex Assistant District Attorney Caitlin Gemmill to learn about the impact that domestic violence has on our communities and the importance of recognizing domestic violence as part of the legal system.
Make any donation to the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action (JALSA) and receive a special invitation to our Chanukah party:
Driedels with Deb Goldberg on Monday, December 3, 2018!
All donations will be matched 1:1, up to $5,000 – Thanks to our matching donors, Mitch and Heidi Tyson.
For donations of $250 and above, you will receive a special JALSA gift----handmade Chanukah candles from Israel!!
Your invitation to our Chanukah party will be emailed to you once a donation has been made.
Thank you for your support of JALSA!
JALSA members and staff invite you to join us in this public lament at the ICE office in Burlington during the closing hours of Tisha B’Av, as we share stories, sing laments, and offer both support to those most impacted and call for a new vision of healing and justice.