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Some may say it was the wrong case. Others may say that the evidence was clear. But here is what we know: one more time, police face no charges after killing an unarmed black man.
This is a new position and an excellent opportunity for a driven and creative thinker to build something new at an organization that likes to try new things in service of justice.
Mass incarceration raises more bars but guarantees less justice. The Torah commands me as a Jewish person, "Justice justice you shall pursue" (Deuteronomy 16:20).
My name is Dr. Deborah Moses, I am speaking today as a concerned private citizen, Jewish Community Action member, and St Paul resident.
Hello, my name is Aaron Berc. I am here not only as a resident of Minneapolis, but as a concerned citizen and a member of Jewish Community Action or JCA.
My name is Michael Kuhne, and I am a volunteer at Jewish Community Action (JCA). I am also the social justice committee chair at Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul. I speak in support of the recommended sentencing guideline reforms.
A guest post by Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman
The City of Minneapolis has a chance to change lives by passing Earned Safe and Sick Time through the Working Families Agenda, and JCA is putting our values into action and joining the campaign.
A guest post by JCA member Rebecca Slisz
A guest post by JCA member Dick Gould