FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 21, 2022
Contact: Jason Edelstein
Jews of Color Initiative Announces Newest Grantees Creating
More Welcoming and Inclusive Communities
Jews of Color Initiative Highlights Grantees Committed to the Professional and Communal Advancement of Jews of Color
(New York) – The Jews of Color Initiative, an organization dedicated to advancing racial equity in the U.S. Jewish community, today announced their newest grantees.
“We are excited to showcase these incredible, dedicated grantees creating important change across the country,” said Ilana Kaufman, Executive Director, Jews of Color Initiative. “These grantees support programs and people working to make our communities and institutions reflect the multiracial reality of the Jewish people today.”
The Jews of Color Initiative proudly announces the following grantees:
- Lab/Shul will be supporting the leadership of JoC artist Luis Burgos in leading a JoC-centered virtual national Passover seder.
- Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action
- JALSA will be supporting a JoC organizer who has developed a leadership program for Jews of Color in Boston.
- Sandra Caplan Community Beit Din
- Sandra Caplan Community Beit Din will be developing a mentorship program for Jews of Color for during and after the conversion process.
- Black Jewish Liberation Collective
- The Black Jewish Liberation Collective will continue to provide leadership support for Black Jews.
- SHIN DC (Sephardic Heritage International) DC
- SHIN DC will establish leadership development for a JoC executive director.
The Jews of Color Initiative is committed to making the Jewish community more equitable for Jews of Color. Each of these grantees brings to life the most innovative and fresh ideas for the JoC community, creating meaningful programming and initiatives that center Jews of Color. For more information on past or current grants, or to view the Grant Application Guide, please click here.
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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. For more information please visit https://jewsofcolorinitiative.org.