News & Updates

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Policy Statements

Black Reproductive Justice Policy Agenda Offers Important Policy Solutions to Address Intersectional Issues of Reproductive Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2021 Media Contact: Alyson Malinger, West End Strategy Team; 917-935-7311 National Council of Jewish Women supports the more than 30 Black women’s organizations that helped produce this agenda that, if enacted, would ensure equitable access to health care for all WASHINGTON — Following the…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Friday, June 18, 2021

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Senate Committee considers Women’s Health Protection Act On June 16, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA, HR 3755/S 1975). During the hearing — “Protecting Roe: Why We Need the Women’s Health Protection Act,”…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Federal Courts Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to a lifetime seat on the DC Circuit On June 14, the Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Courts of Appeals for the DC Circuit (53-44), only the ninth Black woman to serve on our appellate courts. Judge Jackson has…

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