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January 2021

DC 2021 Kickoff

January 31, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
DC
Dozens of JUFJ community members smile for the camera at a community meeting.

Join JUFJ for our virtual DC 2021 Kickoff! The JUFJ community will come together to talk about the issues we’ll be focusing on in 2021, how you can get involved, and how our Jewish values inform our work.

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June 2021

DC Budget Action Week: Phonefest

June 24, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading DC Budget Action Week below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a slot to call Chairman Phil Mendelson and remind him to put people first in the budget.

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DC Budget Action: Phonefest to Councilmember Pinto

June 29, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading DC Budget Action Week below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a slot to call Councilmember Brooke Pinto and remind her to put people first in the budget.

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July 2021

DC Budget Action: Phonefest to the Council

July 7, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading #JustRecoveryDC below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a slot to call your Councilmembers and remind them to put people first in the budget.

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DC Budget Action: Phonefest to Chairman Mendelson

July 13, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading #JustRecoveryDC below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a slot to call Chairman Mendelson and remind him to put people first in the budget.

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DC Budget Action: Phonefest to the Council

July 19, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading #JustRecoveryDC below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a weekly slot to call your Councilmembers and remind them to put people first in the budget.

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DC Budget Action: Phonefest to the Council

July 26, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading #JustRecoveryDC below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a weekly slot to call your Councilmembers and remind them to put people first in the budget.

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August 2021

DC Budget Action: Phonefest to the Council

August 2, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading #JustRecoveryDC below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a weekly slot to call your Councilmembers and remind them to put people first in the budget.

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DC Budget Action: Phonefest to the Council

August 9, 2021
DC
graphic of children and parents playing, rowhouses, and dollar signs with blue text reading #JustRecoveryDC below and JUFJ DC's budget priorities in an arc on top. The DC map is grayed out in the background.

When we can't visit the Council in person, a personal phone call is the next best thing. Sign up for a weekly slot to call your Councilmembers and remind them to put people first in the budget.

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October 2021

DC Politics Crash Course

October 18, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DC

Join us for a fast and furious session all about politics in DC - from who our DC councilmembers are to how a bill becomes a law and how the DC budget works.

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November 2021

DC Initiative on Racial Equity General Meeting

November 8, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
DC
DC Initiative on Racial Equity Bi-Monthly General Meeting

DC's Office of Racial Equity has drafted a guidebook for city agencies to conduct community engagement. How should DC agencies reach out to the community? What would help them truly hear the voices of people most affected by their policies? How can agencies build trust that community input is actually considered? What should they start doing, or do differently? Join the DC Initiative on Racial Equity for our next general meeting to provide feedback to the Office of Racial Equity, to change how the DC government engages the community.

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Racial Equity Online Series: the History of Racial Formation

November 15, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DC
Racial Equity Online Series: The History of Racial Formation

DC's Office of Racial Equity has drafted a guidebook for city agencies to conduct community engagement. How should DC agencies reach out to the community? What would help them truly hear the voices of people most affected by their policies? How can agencies build trust that community input is actually considered? What should they start doing, or do differently? Join the DC Initiative on Racial Equity for our next general meeting to provide feedback to the Office of Racial Equity, to change how the DC government engages the community.

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January 2022

DC Politics Crash Course 101: DC Government

January 6 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DC

Join us for a fast and furious session on the basics of politics in DC, from who our DC councilmembers are to how a bill becomes a law and how the DC budget works.

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DC Politics Crash Course 201: DC Budget

January 13 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DC

A budget is a moral document that reveals what our government really values. As budget season approaches, join us for a deeper dive into the budget process in DC and how JUFJ advocates for our values and priorities to be represented the District's spending.

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DC Councilmember Meeting: Robert White

January 24 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
DC

Join JUFJers to meet virtually with Councilmember Robert White. We will have a chance to share our legislative and budget priorities with him and to ask him about his own priorities for the DC Council in the upcoming year.

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February 2022

DC Councilmember Meeting: Christina Henderson

February 7 | 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
DC

Join JUFJers to meet virtually with Councilmember Christina Henderson. We will have a chance to share our legislative and budget priorities with her and to ask him about her own priorities for the DC Council in the upcoming year.

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April 2022

Festival of Phones: Call DC Councilmembers about the DC FY23 Budget!

April 6 - April 14
DC

The Festival of Phones is a way to tell our legislators that we expect them to put people first and enact a fair and just budget. Sign up to make some calls!

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May 2022

Call DC Councilmembers about PFML!

May 19 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
DC

Call on the DC Council to make the paid family and medical leave benefits expansion retroactive!

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FBC and JUFJ: Call DC Councilmembers about PFML and the Clean Hands Law!

May 23 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
DC

Call on the DC Council to make the expanded paid family and medical leave benefits accessible sooner!

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September 2022

DC Politics Crash Course 101: DC Government

September 14 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DC

Join us for a fast and furious session on the basics of politics in DC, from who our DC councilmembers are to how a bill becomes a law and how the DC budget works.

Find out more »