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.
JCA in the Media
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.
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.