We take a stand on many issues. . .
But we concentrate our advocacy on these important concerns:
- Child Care
NCJW NY Section is committed to quality affordable and accessible childcare
for all children. NCJW's childcare campaign identifies current inadequacies
in childcare, educates the community as to the needs of individual families
and informs legislators of these issues.
- Reproductive Choice
NCJW NY Section believes in reproductive rights for all women throughout the
world and supports the Roe v. Wade decision, which grants the freedom to
choose here in the U.S. We oppose any diminution of this right.
- Separation of Religion and State
NCJW NY Section recognizes the importance of the separation of religion and
state and opposes the use of public funds to finance parochial education.
- Strategies to Prevent Domestic Violence and Sweatshops
NCJW NY Section is raising awareness of the pervasiveness of domestic
violence, as co-chair of the DV Walk. NY
Section has formed the No Sweatshop coalition to promote action against
- Support for Israel
NCJW NY Section recognizes the contributions that Israel is making to the
world community and stands ready to applaud, question and provide informed
briefings to Congress.
For information about
our stand on other important issues
and what YOU can do to advocate,
CONTACT US and JOIN US
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