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Sunday, March 20 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
You KNOW What Needs Changing: Learn How to Make It Happen

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In this discussion panel about Jewish social justice, we will hear from representatives of three Jewish social justice advocacy organizations in the New Orleans community: AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps: New OrleansBend the Arc: New Orleans; and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) New Orleans. The panel of activists will be discussing the issues that their respective organizations are engaged in. Learn how Jewish values inform their work, and why.

Panelists: Dani Levine (AVODAH), Jakob Rosenzweig (Bend the Arc), and Michelle Erenberg (National Council of Jewish Women)

Moderator: Alison McCrary (New Orleans Independent Police Monitor)

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Alison McCrary

Sister Alison McCrary is the Community-Police Mediation Program Director at the New Orleans Office of the Independent Police Monitor, a social justice lawyer, a Spiritual Advisor on Louisiana's death row, president of the Louisiana Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, and a Catholic... Read More →

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Michelle Erenberg

Michelle Erenberg is the National Council of Jewish Women’s Louisiana Policy Advocacy Chair, representing NCJW in a diverse array of coalitions and coordinating critical statewide advocacy work. She has been an active NCJW board member since 2009, and a grassroots organizer for... Read More →
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Dani Levine

Dani Levine is the New Orleans Director of AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, where she works to strengthen the Jewish community's fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. Dani and her wife Vanessa are the proud parents of two little boys, Louis and Abraham... Read More →
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Jakob Rosenzweig

Jakob Rosenzweig was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, but has lived in New Orleans for more than 15 years. His connection to Judaism was reignited when he befriended AVODAH corps members in 2009. He was active in Jews Pursuing Justice (JPJ) in 2013 and 2014. Then, in Spring... Read More →

Sunday March 20, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Lavin-Bernick Center -- Room 201 Tulane University, 201 Boggs, New Orleans, LA 70118