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.

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Friday, July 23, 2021

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice House to consider funding bills Next week, the full House of Representatives will consider seven appropriations bills on the floor, including those funding Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-H) as well as Financial Services and General Government (FSGG). As a reminder,…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Updates: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Funding bills eliminate abortion coverage bans On July 12, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-H) appropriations bill for fiscal year 2022 was released and did not contain the discriminatory Hyde Amendment. This means that the ban on abortion coverage…

On the Hill Updates

On the Hill Update: Friday, June 25, 2021

Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice First appropriations bill introduced without Hyde On June 23, the House Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) appropriations bill for fiscal year 2022 was released and did not contain any abortion coverage restrictions. This means that the ban on the District of Columbia using its…

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,”…

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 amalinger@westendstrategy.com; 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…

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