Highlights of JCPA’s Work

JCPA Advocates for Reform in Policing and Public Safety

JCPA Held a Delegates Assembly Educational Session on Policing and Public in July 2020: Approximately 200 people from 70 communities around the country attended the meeting meant to ensure a baseline of knowledge among lay and professional community relations leaders.

Session Recordings:
Ending Systemic Racism in Policing

Understanding Policing and Where We Go From Here

Redefining Public Safety: What Communities Need to Succeed

JCPA Submits Testimony to House Judiciary Hearing on Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability: Click here to read.

Learn About the 8 Priority Principles JCPA Endorsed for any Federal Legislative Package on Policing Reform: Click here to read.

Webinar Series During COVID-19
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Coronavirus in Prisons, Jails: An Emergency We Need To Address NOW

Over 6 Million Americans on Community Supervision: Reforming Pretrial, Parole, and Probation

Front End Justice: Exploring Why Pretrial Reform is Needed

JCPA Prioritizes Criminal Justice Reform During COVID-19 Pandemic

JCPA Special Delegate Assembly Session on COVID-19 Program on Criminal Justice Reform – Click here to view.

JCPA Passes Resolution on Criminal Justice Reform During A Public Health Crisis Adopted by the Delegates Assembly, 2020 – Click here to read.

Addressing the COVID-19 Emergency in Prisons and Jails – JCPA urges Jews around the nation to advocate with their federal and state officials to urgently address the growing COVID-19 emergency in prisons and jails. With every hour of inaction, the human tragedy mounts. Join us in urging elected officials to protect this at-risk population by clicking here.

JCPA Advocates for Emergency Response to COVID-19 in Prisons and Jails – JCPA cosponsored a virtual town hall on May 7 in partnership with the Ending Mass Incarceration (EMI) national strategy team, Ebenezer Church, and the Auburn Seminary. Click here to watch.

JCPA Helps Launch Coalitions in NY and Atlanta

JCPA One-Day Conference on Criminal Justice in Reform: A Jewish Call to Action –  launches a NY Coalition on Criminal Justice Reform, September 2019

Click here for Conference recap.

JCPA Co-Sponsors Ending Mass Incarceration Let My People Go: Ending Mass Incarceration conference in Atlanta launching a multifaith response to mass incarceration, July 2019.

Click here for the recap.

JCPA Develops a Toolkit for Addressing Criminal Justice at the Local Level

In Your Backyard: A toolkit for addressing criminal justice at the local level: This toolkit provides guidance to those interested in jumpstarting their criminal justice advocacy work.

Click here to download the toolkit.

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