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Additional Social Justice Opportunities

ADDITIONAL SOCIAL JUSTICE OPPORTUNITIES - Below are links to opportunities for social justice activities of all kinds to consider taking on an individual basis or with friends. We are not endorsing these activities, but rather hoping to make our community more aware of what is going on in New Jersey.
Feel free to contact us at justice@avodatshalom.net to get an event added to this webpage.
 

5 Ways to Support Undocumented Immigrants

For immigration updates, sign up for action@rac.org

Blog - How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System

Here is a link to an article from The Jewish Standard about the actions United Synagogue of Hoboken is taking to help refugees.  

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity: Why Do They Matter?  A Reform Perspective  

We Reject the Separation of Children from the Parents at the Texas-Mexico Border

 

Visiting Immigrants in Detention - If you are interested in doing something more, check out First Friends http://www.firstfriendsnjny.org/ .  If you more information, please contact Nilene Evans Chase.

To learn more, the Southern Poverty Law Center has the following:

Making Social Justice a Core Value - https://urj.org/blog/2018/05/15/6-ways-strengthen-social-justice-work-your-congregation-and-strengthen-your

Volunteers Are The Unsung Heroes Of Abortion Care - https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/volunteers-unsung-heroes-abortion-care-104519850.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=ma.

Seeking Hospice Volunteers -  Visiting Nurse Association of Englewood Hospice is recruiting Hospice volunteers. It has an array of opportunities for any compassionate individuals looking to serve their community. All VNA volunteers receive in-house training at our Englewood office to become a vital component to its Hospice team. Volunteers may choose to work directly with patients or work in our office performing various clerical and administrative duties. Perhaps you are a creative individual who enjoys working with arts and crafts, sewing, massage or Reiki. There are many ways to share your talents through hospice care. One opportunity is:

  • Seniors Helping Seniors -  Seniors For Seniors is a training course where people learn how to advocate for issues of importance to our older neighbors. There are four more openings for the next class, which starts in April. Please see more at www.S4S.online.

VNA welcomes all who are willing to give their time to help provide companionship to our patients. To learn more about VNA training sessions, dates and times, please feel free to contact:

Marion McGowan/Director of Volunteers North usr.membership1@gmail.com
Visiting Nurse Association Health Group
15 Engle Street / Englewood NJ, 07631
Office/ 800-200-2345 / Direct 201-510-6426
Email: McGowan@vnahg.org
www.vnahg.org

Ten Ways To Fight Hate - A Community Resource Guide

Jewish Council for Public Affairs Urges White House to Defend DACA and Protect Dreamers

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