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: Supporting New & Emerging Initiatives for Jews of Color in Los Angeles

We are pleased to announce our newest Request for Proposals (RFP): Supporting New & Emerging Initiatives for Jews of Color in Los Angeles. Join us on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 for an informational webinar.

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New Grants: Growing the Field for JoC with Grants Focused on Research, Leadership, and Shared Identity

From generating new research and assessing curricular materials to hosting annual virtual and in-person gatherings centering JoC joy and creativity, these grants hold great promise for 2024.

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JoCI Senior Director of Programs, Arya Marvazy, Selected for Prestigious Wexner Field Fellowship

The entire team at the Jews of Color Initiative is proud to announce that our wonderful Senior Director of Programs, Arya Marvazy, has been selected for class 8 of the Wexner Foundation’s Wexner Field Fellowship!

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Popular Resources

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

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Statistics one-pager on Jews of Color and Multiracial Jewish Families

View some of the most essential statistics on Jews of Color and multiracial Jewish families.

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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