Webinar for Immigration Activists in the Jewish Community


Thursday, November 17th, 2011

12:00-1:15pm CST / 1:00-2:30pm EST /10:00-11:15am PST

Are you concerned about the treatment of immigrants in our country?  Do you want to learn how the Jewish community is responding to what some  are calling the “Civil Rights issue of our time?”  Join us for an informative  webinar with Jewish leaders who are at the forefront of the Jewish Campaign for Immigration Reform.

The webinar will include:

  • Explanation of the Jewish imperative for immigration reform
  • Background on the history of immigration  policy in the U.S.
  • Economic arguments for immigration reform
  • Legislative updates regarding federal immigration policy and state/local policies, including overviews of state policies like those in Arizona and Alabama
  • Programming ideas for how to get your community involved in immigration advocacy

Featured Speakers Include:

JCUA, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and Jewish Community Action are the co-conveners of We Were Strangers Too: the Jewish Campaign for Immigration Reform. This campaign

is formally endorsed by over 24 national and Jewish organizations.

You can find out more about the campaign in our recently launched We Were Strangers Too Blog.

To RSVP, please email irene@jcua.org.

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