"...Were our lawmakers to fully, boldly act to safeguard women's autonomy and decision-making, they would undo the harmful state coverage restrictions woefully allowed under the ACA, and end bans that deny abortion coverage to women enrolled in federal programs."
Read more by NCJW CEO Nancy K. Kaufman in
The Huffington Post.
Members of Congress spend the month of August in their home state or district, meeting with constituents, attending town hall meetings, and listening to what their constituents have to say. This is a great opportunity to speak with your representative or senators to highlight four critical issues: contraceptive coverage, sex trafficking, judicial nominations, and voting rights.
To help you prepare to speak out in your community and conduct a visit with your legislators, we offer resources, including legislative update recordings, talking points on policy issues as well as tips and templates to conduct a successful “in-district” visit with your legislators.
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As we all watch the situation in Israel, NCJW is working hard to provide protection to Israel’s most vulnerable populations, which has always been a goal of our Israel Granting Program.
Keep checking my.njcw.org/Israel for the latest updates on our Israel Granting Partners and how your support is making a difference for them during this critical time.
Please consider making a donation.
Shari Eshet, Director of the Israel Office, has been posting to her Facebook page regularly, and you may want to consider joining it to hear more from her directly regarding events on the ground.
We have also posted a continually-updated resource page at our online community, myNCJW.
I spent this past Saturday at the first stop of the All Above All Be Bold Road Trip, a nationalcampaign to speak out for reproductive justice and bring attention to the need to guarantee abortion coverage for low income women nationwide. NCJW is a partnering organization of All Above All, whose mission is to unite organizations and people to “build support for lifting the bans that deny abortion coverage.”
Read more from NCJW LA Director of Legislative and Community Engagement Maya Paley at the NCJW Insider Blog.