Month: January 2013

Register today for JPAC’s Advocacy Day!

Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s already the middle of January 2013! Time is flying, and that also means that JPAC’s Advocacy Day is going to come up fast- May 20-21 to be exact!  JPAC wants YOU and members of your community, your colleagues, your volunteers, your staff, and your friends who are interested in lobbying on issues of importance to them and to the larger California Jewish community.

JPAC’s Advocacy Day provides opportunities to:
-Participate in real civic engagement
-Be a part of a Statewide community working for common goals
-Network with colleagues and friends around the State
-Meet elected officials and engage in meaningful conversations with them
-Experience the thrill of being in the State Capitol with the largest coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation

Click HERE to register TODAY!

Are budget cuts imminent for social services agencies?

It’s a tense time for social service agencies in California.  The fiscal cliff still threatens as the Feds have kicked the can down the road to buy some more time.  The California State budget will be coming out soon to inform us about how funding for social services is going to look this year.

JPAC members Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles and Jewish Family and Children’s Services in San Francisco are balancing many unknowns, as detailed in the December 11, 2012 article in the Jewish Journal.  Click HERE to read it.