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Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the "NO-HATE Act" We continue to see a rise in the number of hate crimes across the United States.  Please join the Indianapolis JCRC and our national partners at the American Jewish Committee and National Urban League in supporting the passage of the "NO-HATE Act" as part of their Black/Jewish Unity Week. According to FBI Hate Crime statistics, Jews are the most targeted by religiously motivated hate crimes, while Black Americans

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”2020-09-09T11:11:59-04:00

Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice

Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice On Monday, August 17, the Indianapolis JCRC held a joint Community Briefing with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis in which shared the JCRC's approach to combatting antisemitism while also pursuing racial justice & equity. Last night’s conversation was an important first step in addressing how the Jewish community will constructively engage in this critical work.  Internal community conversations like this help

Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice2020-09-24T18:00:41-04:00

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons  Sunday, July 19, 2020 Today, the Indianapolis Jewish community joins the rest of the country in mourning the loss of American civil rights icons Congressman John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian.  These two men dedicated their lives to challenging American society, and challenging each of us, to fight as long as necessary to secure equity and justice for all. Reverend C.T. Vivian was one of

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

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 Council’s (JCRC) Principles on Racial Justice and Equity.  In doing so, Jewish communities throughout Indiana are unequivocally recommitting

INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

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 depths of our country’s history to shake us awake in this present moment. JCRC will help our community

Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd2020-09-24T18:00:43-04:00
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