Mission Statement

The Jews of Color Initiative’s mission is to advance racial equity in the U.S. Jewish community by centering the leadership of Jews of Color and ensuring that our communities and institutions reflect the multiracial reality of the Jewish people.



New Request for Proposals: Jews of Color in Small Towns and New Localities

The JoCI is excited to announce a new Request for Proposals designed to support Jews of Color in Small Towns and New Localities! Join us for an informational webinar on March 9, 2023.

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Under JoCI Leadership, JoC Pro Network Expands Community and Connection

In coming months, the JoC Pro Network will continue to engage and convene JoC professionals in the greater New York Metropolitan area. To enrich and support a pipeline of emerging talent, the Network will invite JoC working in other fields who have interest in exploring Jewish nonprofit opportunities.

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Jews of Color Initiative Launches Los Angeles Incubator with Support from Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

The LA Incubator will be a cohort-based leadership development program designed to support the growth of programs led by and serving Jews of Color in Los Angeles.

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There are incredible leaders, organizations, tools and texts that strengthen all facets of the Jewish community for Jews of Color.

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Top 5 Teachings from Beyond the Count

The five most essential teachings from Beyond the Count, our unprecedented research study on the perspectives and experiences of Jews of Color in the U.S.

How Tokenism Affects Jews of Color and 5 Ways Allies Can Interrupt It

While inclusion efforts must be made to counteract the inequities that persist in our community, efforts that rely on tokenism will not heal our racial wounds.

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