NCJW|LA has been doing a lot of advocacy lately! With everything going on in the news these days, we are doing everything we can to stand up and fight for social justice. This summer NCJW|LA has been busy meeting with state Senators and Assemblymembers in-district to lobby for many bills. We would like to share…Read More


By Samantha Ossip, NCJW|LA Volunteer Sexual Violence can be a difficult subject to talk about leading many to shy away from even discussing it. This has not stopped The Talk Project team, a group of fearless high schoolers who are unafraid to talk about sexual violence. They have taken on the task to educate their…Read More


By Samantha Ossip, NCJW|LA Volunteer   It is almost that time of year again when kids begin getting ready for the new school year. NCJW|LA’s Back 2 School Store ensures that children who may not be able to afford school supplies and school clothes get what they need before the year begins. The Store is a…Read More


By Samantha Ossip, NCJW|LA Volunteer NCJW|LA is very excited to welcome our new board members: Nancy Kless, Johanna Arias-Bhatia, and Rosalind Helfand. They are all passionate advocates for justice who have already helped NCJW|LA with an array of projects and programs as volunteers. Here’s a little bit about Nancy, Johanna, and Rosalind and their journeys…Read More


Guest Post by Alexander Marotti, Advocacy and Youth Educational Programs and Services Intern at NCJW|LA & Jewish Federation Community Intern In the past few weeks following the horrible atrocity committed in Orlando, in which a madman murdered 49 innocent people and wounded 53 more with an assault weapon, we have witnessed Congress yet again fail…Read More


The NCJW|LA community is heartbroken over this weekend’s horrifying acts of violence at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. NCJW’s work is inspired by and based on the Jewish value of Kavod Ha’Briot, respect and dignity for all human beings. In the spirit of Kavod Ha’Briot, NCJW|LA stands with the LGBTQ community as well as with…Read More


By Abby Ross, NCJW|LA Policy Intern Standing up for what you believe in can be rather difficult. Advocacy is all about showing outward support for a specific cause, and NCJW|LA’s Advocacy Training Project (ATP) is the ideal way to hone in on the skills necessary for effective social action. As NCJW|LA’s summer Policy Intern, I…Read More