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March 2022

DC Crash Course: Budget Testimony Workshop

March 7 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DC

It's DC budget season! Budgets are moral documents: a reflection of our society's values and priorities, and a blueprint for how to set up a fair and just city. Join JUFJ to learn about our priorities for a fair and just DC budget and work on writing testimony for upcoming FY 2023 budget hearings.

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Campaign Kickoff Meeting

March 10 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DC
Yellow background. Centered white words reading "DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity. Blue letters reading "Campaign Kickoff Meeting. Four corners with blue stick figures of domestic workers. Bottom right hand corner in blue letters reading "Jews United for Justice. Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Every working person deserves to be treated with respect, whether they work in an office, a restaurant, a construction site, or in a home. Unfortunately, domestic workers in DC like nannies, house cleaners, and home health aides don’t have the same legal protections against employment discrimination, harassment, and unsafe workplaces. Join us to learn about this critical labor justice issue and what you can do to support domestic workers in their fight for equal rights.

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DC Economic Justice Working Group: March Meeting

March 15 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC
Person holding sign "Economic Justice Working Group"

Join JUFJ's Economic Justice Working Group! We work on leveraging our collective power to create a more equitable budget and make sure everyone is paying their fair share.

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Training: Talk to Your Toddler’s Teacher

March 18 | 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
DC
Children playing with caregivers with text: Talk to your Toddler's Teacher

Early childhood educators in DC are eligible for a huge pay increase, but not all of them know about it yet. Join JUFJ for a virtual 30-minute lunchtime training on how you can help spread the word to the early childhood educators in your life.

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DC Budget Hearings: Affordable Housing Watch Party

March 30 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC
Computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Join JUFJ's Housing Security Working Group to watch JUFJers and our partners testifying at the DC Council's budget hearing on affordable housing production and vouchers!

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DC Budget Hearings: Housing Services Watch Party

March 31 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC
Computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Join JUFJ's Housing Security Working Group to watch JUFJers and our partners testifying at the DC Council's budget hearing on housing services like rapid rehousing!

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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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DC Economic Justice Working Group: April Initiative 82 Campaign Kickoff

April 6 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC
Blue background. Top black box with white text reading JUFJ supports one fair wage. middle graphics of knife and fork. Piece of paper. Solidarity fist. Bottom white text reading Initiative 82 will ensure all tipped workers receive DC's full minimum wage of $15.20, plus tips!

Join JUFJ's Economic Justice Working Group for our April meeting. We will learn about I-82 on DC ballots this coming election cycle. One Fair Wage will ensure all tipped workers receive DC's full minimum wage of $15.20, plus tips!

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Baltimore City Constituent Meeting with Councilmember Costello’s Team

April 25 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Baltimore
Jews United for Justice: Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Join us to discuss the budget with Councilmember Costello's team!

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Baltimore City Board of Estimates’ Taxpayers’ Night

April 27 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baltimore
Baltimore City Board of Estimates Taxpayers' Night

Join us for the Board of Estimates Fiscal 2023 Preliminary Budget presentation and Taxpayers' Night!

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Growing the Movement

April 28 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
DC
Yellow background. Centered white words reading "DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity. Blue letters reading "Growing the Movement" Four corners with blue stick figures of domestic workers. Bottom right hand corner in blue letters reading "Jews United for Justice. Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Every working person deserves to be treated with respect, whether they work in an office, a restaurant, a construction site, or in a home. Learn the basics of the newly introduced Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2022 and how to talk with friends, family, and neighbors!

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May 2022

Baltimore City Constituent Meeting with Councilmember Dorsey

May 11 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Baltimore
Jews United for Justice: Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Join us to discuss the budget with Councilmember Dorsey!

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Why We Say Defund

May 16 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore

What do we mean when we say “Defund the Police?” What does “Defund'' mean in practice? And, what do our Jewish values say about just and fair budgets?

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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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Baltimore City Council Police Accountability Board Hearing

May 25 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Baltimore
Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
Hold police accountable

Join us and our partners for the City Council's hearing on the creation of a Police Accountability Board!

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Baltimore City Constituent Meeting with Councilmember Stokes

May 25 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Baltimore
Jews United for Justice: Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Join us to discuss the budget with Councilmember Stokes!

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Baltimore City Council Taxpayers’ Night

May 26 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baltimore
Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
Rally at the City Council Taxpayers Night

Join us for the City Council's 2023 Taxpayers' Night!

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June 2022

DC FY23 Budget Celebration – Event Canceled

June 12 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC

Sorry, this event has been canceled. Please consider joining one of our other upcoming events.

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Baltimore City Board of Estimates Hearing: Demand Water Justice!

June 15 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Baltimore
Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
baltimore water justice advocates

Join the Baltimore Right to Water Coalition at the Board of Estimates Hearing to call for water justice with the swift, equitable implementation of the Water Accountability & Equity Act.

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