outside of the CJP and JCRC
offices in Boston, to observe Tisha B'av, a
In Boston, an unusually proactive and community-centered JCRC
is joined by the Jewish Organizing Initiative.
15) On "racial and gender discrimination," notably including currently contentious issues of affirmative action, one third of these JCRC
directors reported "little" activity, many fewer reporting "great" activity--a far cry from earlier agendas.
The director of JCRC
, Michael Kotzin, said, "[s]uddenly before us is all sorts of evidence with Chicago links.
The specific objectives of the IEARDA grant are to strengthen the research training capacity and administrative infrastructure of the Office of Research and Development (ORD) at JCRC
and partner institutions, to assist affiliated academic and research institutions in standardizing and completing mandatory registration necessary for NIH and other agencies' electronic grant applications, to foster collaboration among different disciplines so that trainees can develop capacity to manage multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, and to strengthen the capacity of the ORD personnel to spearhead the translation of research findings into practice and policy advocacy.
Barbara Creme, director of the JCRC
, said before the meeting the invitation to Lockyer was extended not as a result of the Boland bill controversy, but because leaders of the group had wanted a chance to talk to him about many issues, including education and welfare, and hear where he stood on them.
Dollinger's intelligent, if seldom surprising, narrative traces how the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the American Jewish Congress, and a shifting array of other national bodies with impressive acronyms (ACJ, ADL, AJA, CJFWF, JCRC
would be pleased to support such a resolution.
The Philadelphia JCRC
found that "many Jews, especially those who have had poor experiences in racially changing neighborhoods and who have moved to a substantially all-white neighborhood are not in sympathy with the many efforts of [Jewish] community relations agencies.
has been a strong advocate for the release of Alan Gross since he was unjustly arrested over four years ago and we continue to work tirelessly on his behalf to ensure his safe return.
Charles Wissink, former Ecumenical and Interfaith Officer of Episcopal Diocese of Philadelphia -- William Devlin, Urban Family Council -- Jim Rosenstein, President, of JCRC
-- Andrea B.
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