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NCJW’s advocacy program integrates education with social action. Powered by the Jewish imperative to ensure dignity for all, we impact policy, advocate for justice and support the community. We champion issues important to us and our community.

NCJW confronts today’s most urgent social and economic challenges facing women, children and families. Your voice has never been more essential and our voices together make a meaningful difference in the world. Here’s an update on the 2024 Legislative Look Ahead – We’re back to work!

Our current priorities are:

You can also read about last year’s 2023 State Legislative Work here.

NCJW’s advocacy positions are based on NCJW’s resolutions, including principles, which are revised and approved by the voting delegates to the national convention every three years. The resolutions authorize action and provide direction for participation in local, state and national affairs.  Visit NCJW.ORG for more information.

As legislation arises which often requires immediate action, we use “calls to action” to alert our members to email and make phone calls to the appropriate officials. If you would like to make your voice heard in government, click here to join our local advocacy network.