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LA Councilwoman Targets ‘Sleazy Businesses’ in Fight Against Human Trafficking, Daily News
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez announced an effort Tuesday to increase enforcement of a 2013 state law mandating certain businesses post anti-human-trafficking posters near their entrance.
Santa Monica County Supervisor Calls for Planned Parenthood Protection, Santa Monica Lookout
“Tonight I stand with NCJW|LA and other leaders to say no matter who’s in the White House, choice is the law of the land in L.A.,” Kuehl wrote on social media.

(Video) Rally To Save Roe. Victoria Spilabotte reports, Fox 11 News
Executive Director Hillary Selvin on why we are fighting to save Roe.

NCJW Transforms Roe Rally Before Inauguration, Beverly Press
For years, NCJW/LA has hosted events to celebrate the Roe v. Wade decision and to educate and advocate for reproductive healthcare access – especially to abortions.

Stand Up for Women’s Reproductive Rights at Rally to Save Roe, Living Out Loud
Rally to Save Roe’s Lead Organizer Rosalind Helfland took time out of preparing for the rally to share some insights with us.

KPFK Feminist Magazine Radio Show: Hear about the Rally to Save Roe: Because Abortion is Your Choice, Not Theirs!, KPFK
Hear about the *Rally to Save Roe* – with Sandra Fluke & Roz Helfand of National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles & Laura Jimenez of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice – defending women’s repro rights in the US.

Jewish women’s group on Trump: ‘We will fight this with everything we have’,The Jewish Journal
“The National Council of Jewish Women is appalled,’ she said. ‘We will fight this with everything we have. This country will rise up against people like Bannon,” said Executive Director of NCJW|LA Hillary Selvin.

Brown signs bill to create defense for human trafficking victims, Beverly Press
The National Council of Jewish Women-CA (NCJW-CA) and the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) announced that Gov. Brown signed AB 1761 on Monday. Both NCJW-CA and CAST sponsored the legislation to create a new affirmative defense for human trafficking victims and survivors in California.

Better Things: 7 things to know, Entertainment Weekly
Pamela Adlon talks about shopping at NCJW|LA’s Council Thrift Shop.

Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office Launches Human Trafficking Awareness and Enforcement Project, Santa Monica Mirror
“Deputy City Attorney Gary Rhoades stated that the CAO has been working with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Bureau, the National Council of Jewish Women|Los Angeles (NCJW), and City of Santa Monica’s Commission on the Status of Women (COSM) to develop an awareness and enforcement project to address the problem.”

Santa Monica Launches Project to Combat Human Trafficking, Santa Monica Lookout
“The City Attorneys Office has joined the Human Trafficking Task Force and will continue working with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Bureau, the National Council of Jewish Women|Los Angeles (NCJW), and City of Santa Monica’s Commission on the Status of Women (COSM) to develop the project.”

Sexual violence awareness workshop is for high schoolers, The Jewish Journal
The Jewish Journal covers NCJW|LA’s The Talk Project in depth. The Talk Project is a peer-to-peer sexual violence awareness program.

City Attorney authorized to pursue human trafficking awareness program, Santa Monica Daily Press
“The Human Trafficking Outreach Project (HTOP), currently managed and run by the National Council of Jewish Women|LA, has aimed to increase implementation of SB 1193 in Los Angeles County through volunteer participation and engagement, poster distribution, mandated locations research, visit tracking, and data compilation and analysis.”

Fox 11 News covers The Talk Project, Fox 11 News
Fox 11 News covers NCJW|LA’s The Talk Project, a peer-to-peer sexual violence awareness program by and for high school students. August 30, 2016.

The fight against human trafficking, The Jewish Journal
“The National Council of Jewish Women-CA (NCJW-CA) is the organizational co-sponsor of two bills concerning human trafficking that were approved Aug. 29 by the California State Assembly and now await Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature.”

Report details success of human trafficking awareness project, Beverly Press
The National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) recently released a report on the status and effectiveness of the Human Trafficking Outreach Project (HTOP).

City Council Votes To Give Angelenos Six Paid Sick Days A Year, LAist.com
Congratulations to Los Angeles Raise The Wage and the many coalition partners and advocates who helped make it happen! This article explains the ordinance and includes photos of our own Maya Paley speaking before the city council.

NCJW|LA honored for work to end human trafficking, Beverly Press
The National Council of Jewish Women will present the prestigious Champion for Social Change Award to the NCJW sections, including NCJW/LA, for their work to prevent human trafficking. The award will be presented at NCJW Washington Institute 2016, the organization’s premier public policy event to be held in Washington, D.C. on March 13-15.

Long Beach Groups Participate In National Human Trafficking Month, Gazettes.com
The Long Beach Human Trafficking Task Force partnered with the National Council of Jewish Women of Los Angeles to offer the night of outreach.

A small army combating human trafficking, Jewish Journal
Coverage of the NCJW/LA Eyes on Trafficking Night of Outreach event.

City ‘Pinks Out’ for anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, Beverly Press
West Hollywood commemorated the fight for women’s health rights with two events, including NCJW/LA’s “In Our Own Words: Standing Together for Reproductive Rights, Health, and Justice”.

NCJW|LA’s Maya Paley Featured on KPFK Feminist Magazine Radio Show, KPFK
How to be an effective advocate, the Human Trafficking Outreach Project, Roe v. Wade 43rd anniversary event and more. Listen Here! Jump to the 24 minute mark for Maya’s part of the show.

NCJW|LA Clothing Giveaway Fulfills Holiday Wishes, Beverly Press
Thousands line up on Fairfax Avenue for annual event.