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.
JCA in the Media
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.
In late March 2013, Jewish Community Action took a stand against Minnesota for Marriage, whose affiliate, Minnesota Pastors for Marriage, distributed offensive materials that compared same-sex marriage advocates to Nazis.
Jewish Community Action's work with Rose McGee to prevent foreclosures is recognized in this MinnPost article on dual tracking.
The UpTake released a wonderful video and article profile on JCA Executive Director Vic Rosenthal.
In this article featured in the Twin Cities Daily Planet, JCA staffer Ari Kiener discusses the 11th annual JCA Immigrant Freedom Seder.
In this MinnPost article, Carin Mrotz explains Jewish Community Action's opposition to payday loans.
Jewish Community Action Executive Director, Vic Rosenthal, is featured in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation video about the connections between health and transit, and the role of community organizations in protecting communities.
On January 16, Jewish Community Action came out in support of Rose McGee and the Homeowner Bill of Rights, proposed legislation that would end dual tracking and the other duplicitous banking practices that unfairly forced McGee into foreclosure.