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Challenges of 2017

The priorities of the new administration and Congress will bring new challenges and opportunities to the community relations field. Our field has a strong tradition of engagement on civil rights issues, anti-Semitism, and in ensuring a pluralistic and democratic America, and for being strong nuanced advocates for Israel. Hear from a diverse group of pundits

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Reforming Police Practices: How Your Community Can Help

This summer’s shootings of unarmed African Americans serve as a sad reminder of the racism and discrimination that still plagues our society and the unfinished business of civil rights. These shootings tear at our social fabric and strain race relations. The Jewish community can play an important role in reducing discrimination and repairing our communities

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50 Years After the Six Day War – Is Peace Possible

On the heels of the UN Security Council Resolution 2334, the passage of the Israel’s new Regulation Law, and the New Administration’s priority of achieving peace between Israel and Palestinians, learn from our high-level speakers about implications of the Six-Day War and how we can achieve a much needed two-State solution. The panel will feature

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Civil Rights Challenges: Working Together

JCPA 2017 opening panel features Glenn E. Martin, featured in Nextflix 13th documentary and Rabbi Jonah Pesner . Inequities within the criminal justice system constitute one of the major crises facing our country. Mass incarceration is not just a federal issue. In fact, more people are incarcerated in state and local facilities than federal prisons.

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Registration is open!

We’re pleased to announce registration is open for JCPA2017! It will be three concentrated days where we discuss and debate the big ideas, build skills, and join with leaders around the country as we meet to set strategic and policy priorities of our communities.You don’t want to miss this, Join us today! Register before January

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Best Things To Do in Washington, D.C.

Beyond the traditional D.C. attractions — the Smithsonian museums, the U.S. Capitol, the monuments — you’ll find fresh food, arts and nightlife scenes. You can spend your morning perusing the city’s cache of farmers’ markets and contemporary exhibits and your afternoon taking in the scenery from the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument before catching

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Sponsor The Conference

We need you to become a Sponsor to help us ensure the best possible opportunity for our community to advocate on the issues that matter. Click Here to become a Sponsor today!

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