JCA Executive Director Vic Rosenthal, along with other community leaders discuss the Stops for Us initiative, that led to the inclusion of several neighborhoods along University Ave to the Green Line, when they were originally passed over.
JCA in the Media
St. Paul's Union Advocate ran a story about the minimum wage fight's successful partnerships between labor and community organizations, featuring JCA and our allies.
Check out this Community Voices article in MinnPost, in which JCA's executive director, Vic Rosenthal, and board chair, Andrea Rubenstein, explain how changes at the Minnesota State Board of Investment could dramatically strengthen the state.
This article from Twin Cities Business details the Minneapolis Responsible Banking Ordinance, which Jewish Community Action helped pass in October 2013.
In this article in the Star Tribune, JCA Executive Director Vic Rosenthal and Rabbi Morris Allen of Beth Jacob Congregation discuss the need for immigrant rights, and the role that Jews must play in the national discussion on comprehensive immigration reform.
During the 2013 legislative session, Jewish Community Action was a key partner in a coalition working to pass the Homeowners' Bill of Rights and prevent foreclosures across the state.
Rose McGee, a longtime community activist, advocate for foreclosure prevention, and friend of Jewish Community Action and the Northside Community Reinvestment Coalition, recently won a year-long battle to keep her home of over 20 years.
Five years after the immigration raid that devastated the town of Postville, Iowa, Jewish Community Action, Rabbi Morris Allen of Beth Jacob, and Jews and allies from the Twin Cities returned to Iowa to remember, reconcile, and push for immigration reform.
Read this MinnPost article on last week's press conference at the state Capitol, during which JCA and the Minnesota Gun Violence Prevention Coalition called for a vote on legislation that would keep guns out of the wrong hands and save lives in our communities.
Jewish Community Action's response to Minnesota for Marriage's deplorable comparison of same-sex marriage advocates and Nazis is discussed in this article on The American Independent.