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We The People

WE THE PEOPLE

We The People unites great minds in meaningful dialogue about pressing issues facing us, and our world, today. Here, you have a voice, free from judgment. Here, we discuss the issues on our minds at the local and broader level through advocacy trainings, issue-based education, and civic connection opportunities while meeting our mission to seek out balanced solutions. The goal: to effect change that will result in a better life for all.


ANTI-SEMITISM

Recently, our country has faced a wave of troubling times and acts of hate. In an age where facts and truth are assaulted and moral equivalence overrides right from wrong, we, along with 50 synagogues and JCCs across Long Island, united to sign a collective statement that hate has no home on our Island, or around the world.
Our Collective Statement Against Hate

NO HATE IN NEW YORK STATE
In New York and across the nation, we have seen an appalling increase in the number of hate crimes against Jews, Muslims, LGBTQ people, and other communities. We have zero tolerance for prejudice. We stand with all communities, including the Jewish community, the Muslim community, and the LGBTQ community, against hate and division, and we know that the most powerful four-letter word is not hate – it’s love.

Add your name to show your solidarity with the victims of recent hate crimes.


RESOURCES

A variety of community resources dedicated to local and national causes are available.

ADL Cyber-Safety Action Guide

GUN CONTROL RESOURCES

Susan Berman

Director, Center for Community Engagement

(516) 484-1545 x202

Leading SJJCC’s mission to positively impact the world is Susan Berman, Director of Community Engagement. Susan received a master’s degree from Touro College and is an experienced community organizer with…

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Linda Samet

Supervisor of Volunteer Services

(516) 484-1545 x149

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