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The National Council of Jewish Women is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW courageously takes a progressive stance on issues such as child welfare, women’s rights, and reproductive freedom.


For over a century, NCJW has been at the forefront of social change. NCJW members and supporters are outspoken champions for progressive policies at the federal, state and local levels. Over the years, NCJW's collective voice has changed the world for the better — impacting the lives of women, children and families in the United States and Israel.

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News and Events

Opening Meeting

Monday, September 19th
at 7pm
KOH Library and Cultural Center
2300 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento

Each One — Reach One
Our guest speaker will be Theodora Wilner, MA, RYT, HC, Wellness Advisor and Author of Eat, Sleep, Seek, Stride: An Autobiographical Wellness Guide
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RSVP to Elena Friedman at:


Wednesday, October 19th
at 6:30pm
Congregation Bnai Israel
3600 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento

Forum on Ballot Initiatives
Join us for an educational community forum on the ballot initiatives, co-sponsored by NCJW, Congregation B’nai Israel and Reform California.
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RSVP to Pat Sturdevant at:

Winter Coat Drive

Elena Friedman, Board Member and Program Chair, is also a realtor with Lyon Real Estate. Every year they participate in a Winter Coat Drive that benefits Wind Youth Services — an organization which serves disenfranchised young people who, for so many reasons, do not have proper housing or family support and need protection from the cold. Elena will be happy to pick up any coats that could be donated to this worthy cause.

RSVP to Elena Friedman at:

Rock the Vote

This year marks the first presidential election in 50 years without the full protection of the 1965 Voting Rights Act!

Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. Today, NCJW’s work to promote civic engagement takes the form of Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote. This exciting initiative mobilizes NCJW sections, members, and supporters to work, in accordance with the rules governing 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, to ensure that all eligible voters are able to vote and that every vote is counted.

Use this link to post to your friends and family on Facebook. Use this link to post on Twitter. Use this link to post on Google+. To register to vote online go to: Rock The Vote.