JCPA2021
National Conference

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April 25–26, 2021
VIRTUAL

JCPA2021
National Conference

April 25–26, 2021
VIRTUAL

The Power of Community Relations

Since 1944, JCPA has been the organized national Jewish community’s convener, intergroup connector, and policy advocate. The Conference brings together the largest local-national network to grapple and take a deep dive into today’s crucial issues through a Jewish lens.

PLENARY TOPICS

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First 100 Days: Priorities of the 117th Congress and the Jewish Community
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Israel and the Middle East
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Democracy and Voting Rights: Lessons from the Elections and Setting a Path Forward
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Biden
State of Black America: Working Together to Achieve Racial Justice
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COVID-19: What We Did, What We Learned, Where We Go From Here
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First 100 Days: Priorities of the 117th Congress and the Jewish Community

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Israel and the Middle East

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Democracy and Voting Rights: Lessons from the Elections and Setting a Path Forward

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State of Black America: Working Together to Achieve Racial Justice

First 100 Days: Priorities of the 117th Congress and the Jewish Community

COVID-19: What We Did, What We Learned, Where We Go From Here

Join with lay and professional advocates and experts from around the country who are working to build a just, democratic and pluralistic America and combat hate.

Learn best practices, effective strategies, and hone your skills to be effective change agents and integral intergroup partners.

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WORKSHOP TOPICS

Attend interactive sessions with high level experts, policy makers, and advocates

Justice and Equity ● Racial Justice ● Immigration ● Criminal Justice Reform ● Democracy and Voting Rights ● Poverty ● Racism and Antisemitism ● Israel and World Affairs ● Jewish Unity ● Religious Liberties ● Civic Engagement

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Gilad Erdan

Honorable Gilad Erdan

Israel's Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum

Fleur Hassan Nahoum

Co-Founder, UAE-Israel Business Council, Deputy Mayor, Municipality of Jerusalem

William Daroff

William Daroff

Chief Executive Officer,
Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

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Derrick Johnson

President & CEO, NAACP

Cheryl-Wills

Cheryl Wills

Veteran Anchor for Spectrum News NY1

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Marc Morial

President, National Urban League

Rabbi Jennie Rosenn

Rabbi Jennie Rosenn

Founder & CEO,
Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action

Amy Spitalnick

Amy Spitalnick

Executive Director,
Integrity First for America

Chesa Boudin

Chesa Boudin

District Attorney,
San Francisco District Attorney's Office

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to Receive JCPA’s Albert D. Chernin Award

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The Chernin Award, JCPA’s highest honor, is presented annually to an American Jew whose life work best exemplifies the social justice imperatives of Judaism, Jewish history, and protection of the U.S. Bill of Rights.

SCREENING

Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance

Join an interactive discussion with filmmaker Shari Rogers, Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young, and Sherry Frank, founder of Black Jewish Coalition of Atlanta.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING AND TALK BACK
Sunday April 25, 7:00 PM ET Movie start, 8:30 PM ET Program

View the movie together on April 25 or watch it on your own between April 22–26.

DELEGATES ASSEMBLY

The Delegates Assembly Voting Session will take place on April 26, 7:00 - 11:00 PM ET

Closed session for Delegates Assembly representatives of JCPA member agencies.

The highest deliberative body on public policy matters for the community relations network which convenes annually to set priorities through its resolution process.

The Delegates assembly members are representatives of 125 Jewish Community Relations Councils and 16 National Jewish Organizations.