Social Justice Weekly, A Video Series Powered by Mitzvah Corps

Sometimes talking about social justice and politics can seem scary or difficult. But it doesn't have to be that way. Join Alexa and Evan, URJ staff & passionate advocates, to explore social justice, politics, Judaism, and whatever else is on their minds.

Join us every Thursday evening at 8pm EST on the Mitzvah Corps Facebook page.

Meet the Hosts:

Alexa Broida
Director
Mitzvah Corps

 

Evan Traylor
Presidential Fellow for Millenial Engagement
Union for Reform Judaism

Resources Featured in Videos

Thanksgiving & Indigenous Nations (November 22, 2017)

Transgender Awareness Week (November 15, 2017)

DREAM Act (October 25, 2017)

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Topics may include:

  • Immigration reform
  • Gun violence
  • Systemic racism
  • Resources for justice
  • Creating your "justice team"
  • Self-care
  • Mental health
  • Jewish social justice
  • Intersectionality
  • Israel
  • Revisionist history
  • Disaster relief

Guest speakers may include:

  • Jonah Pesner, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC)
  • April Baskin, VP of Audacious Hospitality, Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)
  • Adam Friedman, NFTY Social Action Vice President
  • RAC Legislative Assistants 2017-2018
  • Jonah Freelander, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Development, Mitzvah Corps