Please join JFCS East Bay and our community partners for an important briefing on issues facing refugees and immigrants in the wake of the presidential election.
- Jewish Framework for Welcoming Refugees – Rabbi Judy Shanks, Temple Isaiah
Panel #1: What’s Going On
- Refugees & the U.S. Refugee Program – Amy Weiss, JFCS East Bay Director of Refugee & Immigrant Services, joined by a refugee.
- Dreamers & Undocumented Immigrants – Caryn Crosthwait, JFCS East Bay Immigration Attorney, joined by a Dreamer.
- Federal Executive & Legislative Issues – speaker TBD.
Panel #2: What We Can Do
- Volunteering – Kathryn Winogura, JFCS East Bay Volunteer Services Manager
- Giving – Avi Rose, JFCS East Bay Executive Director
- Advocacy – Ilana Kaufman, JCRC Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay
Co-sponsored by: Beth Chaim Congregation, Congregation Beth El, Congregation Beth Emek, Congregation B'nai Tikvah, Jewish Community Center of the East Bay, Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Federation of the East Bay, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Temple Beth Abraham, Temple Beth Torah, Temple Isaiah, Temple Sinai, and Tri-Valley Cultural Jews