Schedule

The JCPA2017 Schedule is still in formation

Please continue to check back for updates

line for web page

Saturday, February 25


7:30 pm
        Havdalah

7:45 – 9:15 pm        Welcome Reception

line for web page

Sunday, February 26

8:15 – 10:00 am        Polarization: The Tools You Need
2016 Frank Fellows Session


9:30 – 10:00 am        Welcome to JCPA2017! New Delegates Orientation

10:30 – 11:00 am        Welcome


11:00 am – 12:00 pm         Criminal Justice Reform: Reengaging the Jewish Community in Civil Rights
Moderator: Magda Schaler-Haynes     Speakers: Glenn E. Martin, Rabbi Jonah Pesner


12:15 – 1:15 pm        Criminal Justice Reform Breakouts

1:30 – 2:30 pm        Meet and Eat: Networking Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm Development Committee Meeting
Committee members only

2:45 – 3:10 pm        Albert D. Chernin Award Presentation
Presentation by Judith Lichtman, 2013 Chernin Awardee
Recipient: Marcia Greenberger, National Women’s Law Center

3:10 – 4:10 pm        Challenges of 2017: Advocacy and the New Administration
Moderator: Marcia Greenberger, National Women’s Law Center Speakers: Wajahat Ali, Affinis Labs; E.J. Dionne, The Washington Post; Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post

4:30 – 5:15 pm        Jewish Communal Priorities: Engaging the New Administration

5:30 – 6:00 pm        Leadership Appeal Reception

6:30 – 7:30 pm        JCPA Chair’s Award Program

Honoring Wade Henderson, President and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference and William Daroff, Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Director of the Washington Office of The Jewish Federations of North America.

7:30 – 10:00 pm        Chair’s Award Dinnerline for web page

Monday, February 27

7:00 – 8:00 am     Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am General Breakfast

7:15 – 8:15 am        JCRC Chairs and Directors Breakfast

8:45 – 9:45 am        50 Years After the Six Day War – Is Peace Possible?
Moderator: Ron Halber     Speakers: Aaron David Miller, Tamara Cofman Wittes

10:15 – 11:30 am         Israel Workshops

11:45 am – 1:00 pm        Israel Workshops (repeated)

1:00 – 2:30 pm        Lunch on Own

1:00 – 2:30 pm        Executive Committee Meeting
Committee members only

2:45 – 4:00 pm        Leveraging the Power of the Network
Speakers: Seth Cohen, Gidi Grinstein

4:15 – 5:30 pm        Domestic Workshops

5:45 – 7:30 pm        Plenum Resolutions Session

7:30 pm        Dinner on own

9:30 pm        Late Night Showing: 13th

line for web page

Tuesday, February 28

7:00 – 8:00 am        Breakfast

7:45 – 9:15 am        Board of Directors Meeting
Board members only

9:30 – 10:30 am        Civil Rights in the New Millennium: A Conversation
Speakers: Cornell Brooks, Yavilah McCoy

10:45 – 11:45 am         Hearing from our Congressional Leadership

12:00 – 1:00 pm        The Path Forward: A Call to Action
Lunch will be served
Moderator: David Bernstein     Speakers: Jeremy Burton, Nancy Kaufman, Abby Porth

1:00 – 1:15 pm        Closing Charges

1:30 – 2:30 pm        Criminal Justice TF Meeting

4:00 JCRC Directors Association Meeting