Convention 2020

April 23-25, 2020 in Chicago, IL


NCJW is accepting workshop proposals for Convention 2020, Jewish Feminism: Honoring the Past, Shaping the Future. We know that NCJW leaders and partners have a wealth of knowledge and talent! Please consider applying to teach a skill or share wisdom.

Workshop proposals are due January 6, 2020. Read below for more information about what we are looking for, download a copy of the application to prepare, and apply!

Workshop Information

Workshops can be 90 minutes or 3 hours with a 15-minute break.

NCJW workshops should do at least one of the following:

  • Train attendees with new skills
  • Provide new knowledge about our core issues
  • Facilitate opportunities for networking and sharing
  • Honor the past and shape the future through a Jewish feminist lens

All workshops should include an interactive component and strive to incorporate principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

NCJW is accepting applications in four workshop tracks:

  • Leadership

NCJW leaders are tasked with program design and evaluation, fundraising, membership engagement, community organizing, and communications outreach. Develop your skills in one of these areas or your overall leadership style and skills.

  • Dynamic Programming

Learn about the best and most effective projects from NCJW leaders across the country, and how to replicate the program in your own community.

  • Organizing and Advocacy

Acquire foundational advocacy tools, organizing skills, or knowledge of our advocacy issues.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Systemic oppression permeates our work, our relationships, and our movements. These workshops will dive deeply into topics such as unpacking white privilege, ableism, intersections of racism, roots of modern anti-Semitism.


All workshop proposals must be submitted by midnight on January 6, 2020. Proposals will be accepted on an ongoing basis, and all applicants will hear back from NCJW no later than January 24, 2020.


If you have questions about workshop proposals or the timeline, contact Faith Williams.


Note: this form CANNOT be saved. We recommend that you complete your applications in a word document and then copy your responses into this form.