NCJW STL Third Thursday Advocacy in Action Lunch and Learn

Legislative Summary – Now that the legislative session is over, this is our chance to applaud our victories both in passing good bills and blocking problematic ones. You’ll hear from our all-star advocacy team – Heather Silverman, Diana Fine and Felice Joyce – about how our legislative priorities fared and what we are planning to do to move our issues forward while representatives are back in their home districts for the next few months. If you’ve never been to a Lobby Day, this program just might be your...

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NCJW STL Third Thursday Advocacy in Action Lunch and Learn

No More Thoughts & Prayers – a locally-produced documentary film by that name features high school students and their efforts toward sensible gun reform in the wake of the shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School. The film’s producers and representatives from Mom’s Demand Action will share their insights and answer questions about what citizens can do.

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NCJWSTL Hot Topics Brunch

The Hot Topics Brunch is an advocacy event geared towards individuals who are tired of what they are seeing on TV and reading in the paper, and who want to take action. Attendees will learn how to get directly involved in current, pressing issues such as: • Reproductive justice • Immigration reform and the treatment of children at the border • Access to quality health care RSVP to Heather Silverman at hsilverman@ncjwstl.org or call 314-993-5181. There is no cost to attend, but RSVP’s are preferred to get an accurate count for brunch. This event is open to the public and members and nonmembers are...

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NCJW STL Third Thursday Advocacy in Action Lunch and Learn

As some politicians are decrying so-called “Fake News,” our June program will focus on how to evaluate media credibility and protect press freedom. We’ve invited representatives from the editorial staffs of Riverfront Times, St Louis American and St Louis Public Radio to help us distinguish real from not-real. We saved this topic for the summertime so you can invite the teens in your life to join us.

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NCJW STL Third Thursday Advocacy in Action Lunch and Learn

June is PRIDE month, and with continued attacks on LGBTQ rights in Jefferson City and Washington DC, we need to know how to be effective allies. Our friends from PROMO will be joined by attorney Elizabeth Schlesinger (recently highlighted in the Jewish Light for her work on LGBTQ issues) to bring us up-to-date on what’s happening and prepare us for expressing our support at the annual PRIDE parade and festival.

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