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Aaron Welcher

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26 06, 2020

INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE

2020-06-26T14:23:29-04:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, racial justice & equity, Statements|Comments Off on INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, June 26, 2020 Media Contact: Aaron Welcher, Communications Coordinator, Indianapolis JCRC awelcher@indyjcrc.org, 317.376.0468 INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE   INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Jewish organizations across the State of Indiana add their names to the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations [...]

19 06, 2020

2020-06-19T14:22:28-04:00June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on

On June 18, 2020, the Board of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), which includes its affiliated Jewish communal agencies, synagogues, and organizations, adopted the following Principles on Racial Justice and Equity. These Principles are more than a statement of solidarity. They are our public commitment to act. These Principles will enable us to [...]

1 06, 2020

Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd

2020-06-05T14:36:35-04:00June 1st, 2020|Blog, racial justice & equity|Comments Off on Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd

Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd Tuesday, June, 2, 2020 UPDATED: Friday, June 5, 2020   As we continue to bear witness to the pain, anger, loss, and frustration expressed by so many in cities across the country, including our own, systemic racism continues to reach out from the [...]

28 05, 2020

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 

2020-06-03T11:13:43-04:00May 28th, 2020|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor  Thursday, May 28, 2020 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council was deeply saddened to learn about the apparent targeted shooting of Masjid E Noor (mosque) that took place on Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the holiest days in the Muslim calendar.  We stand in solidarity with members of [...]

26 05, 2020

State of Indiana Resolution on Antisemitism

2020-05-26T13:59:18-04:00May 26th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, resolutions|Comments Off on State of Indiana Resolution on Antisemitism

State of Indiana Senate Resolution Fifty-Nine   A SENATE RESOLUTION standing in solidarity with Indiana's Jewish community. Whereas,         Antisemitism entails prejudicial attitudes, discriminatory acts, or acts of violence toward people who are Jewish on the basis of the person's identity;   Whereas,         The United States has experienced expressions of hate and acts of violence motivated [...]

19 05, 2020

Stand Up! Speak Out! Family Info Night

2020-06-03T11:23:29-04:00May 19th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, Events, Stand Up! Speak Out!|Comments Off on Stand Up! Speak Out! Family Info Night

Stand Up! Speak Out! (SU! SO!) Family Info Night         The Indianapolis JCRC is hosting three opportunities for families to learn more about our Stand Up! Speak Out! program initiative. Stand Up! Speak Out! is comprised of several programs that inspire students, parents, and teachers to use their voice to widen the [...]

18 05, 2020

What does the Never Again Holocaust Education Act Mean?

2020-06-03T11:23:48-04:00May 18th, 2020|Blog, Holocaust|Comments Off on What does the Never Again Holocaust Education Act Mean?

What does the Never Again Holocaust Education Act Mean? Monday, May 18, 2020   The Indianapolis JCRC has released an official statement applauding the Indiana Congressional delegation on the passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act”.   While Indiana has had a Holocaust education curriculum mandate, which was supported by JCRC, since 2007 (with a strengthening of the mandate passing in 2019), many states do not. The  “Never [...]

18 05, 2020

JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act”

2020-05-18T10:44:56-04:00May 18th, 2020|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act”

JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act” Monday, May 18, 2020 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council applauds the United States Congress for passing House Resolution 934 and Senate Resolution 2085, collectively known as the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act.”  This Act will significantly enhance Holocaust education throughout [...]

13 05, 2020

HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS IN MYANMAR (BURMA) IN THE FACE OF COVID-19

2020-05-13T11:50:51-04:00May 13th, 2020|Blog, JRJN|Comments Off on HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS IN MYANMAR (BURMA) IN THE FACE OF COVID-19

HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS IN MYANMAR (BURMA) IN THE FACE OF COVID-19 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 64 U.S. organizations say Myanmar’s government and military must protect vulnerable communities Today, 64 organizations sent a joint letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to demand that Myanmar (Burma) [...]

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