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Afghan Refugee Crisis Response

A surge of refugees - help welcome and support them.

News from the Public Policy & Advocacy Committee

Submitted by Deena Levine-Lipsett, Chair While advocacy has always been a focus of JFCS East Bay, and staff members have continually advocated for clients, our agency only formally adopted an Advocacy & Public Policy (PP&A) board committee charge and a priority framework in 2018 under the direction of Avi Rose, former Executive Director. Our committee... Read more »

JFCS East Bay Prepares to Receive and Aid Ukrainian Refugees

  UPDATE – May 25, 2022 What is JFCS East Bay doing to support Ukrainian newcomers to the East Bay, and how can you help? Our FAQ covers donations, policy, sponsorships, and more: JFCS East Bay Services for Ukrainian Newcomers – Frequently Asked Questions.   UPDATE – May 19, 2022 Looking to stay informed about... Read more »

City of Berkeley 19th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Program 2022

JFCS East Bay is proud to partner with JCC East Bay and the City of Berkeley for the 19th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Program 2022. The Program will honor distinguished Survivor Adela Mayer, include musicians Heather Klein and Jason Manlapaz, a candle lighting & more. DATE AND TIME: Thu, April 28, 2022 2:00 PM –... Read more »