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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.

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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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The BULLETIN

Stay informed and connected. Read our quarterly publication. Save a tree and stay up to date. NCJW Sacramento Newsletter Summer 2018


News

Celebrating an Unsung Heroine: Becky Goad

What truly makes Becky Goad our “Unsung Heroine” is her unwavering commitment to NCJW. In honor of Becky, NCJW members, family and friends paid tribute during Founder’s Day held April 8, 2018, with a donation and a sentence or two of congratulations. View the heartfelt and inspiring words from friends and family who celebrated Becky’s significant contributions to NCJW Sacramento: Unsung Heroine Tribute Page

Join the Rapid Response Team

Make a huge difference for California’s women and families. We need your help throughout the year reaching out to legislators and the Governor at key moments. If you can, please join NCJW Sacramento's Rapid Response Team by submitting the sign-up form. View: Advocacy, Sacramento Section

Save the Date, July 22, 2018: Women Wage Peace Mitzvah in a Minute (MIM)

This summer, NCJW Sacramento will present a creative MIM opportunity for NCJW members to contribute to a project that combines art and activism. On Sunday, July 22, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., we will decorate fabric squares with messages of peace and hope in support of the Piece for Peace project that began in Israel by a movement called Women Wage Peace. Learn more information: Women Wage Peace Summer MIM

 


Event Highlights

As a member of NCJW, Sacramento Section, you help provide services and advocate for issues important to women, children and families. View more event highlights and program photos: NCJW Sacramento Gallery 

Fashion Retrospective and Installation of Officers, June 7, 2018

Fashion Retrospective
and Installation of Officers
June 7, 2018

NCJW Sacramento Section held a “Fashion Show Retrospective” and Installation of Officers on June 7, 2018 at the KOH Library in Sacramento. NCJW members walked the runway with European fashion from the mellie j collection, which represents brands produced from natural fabrics or ethically sourced textiles.

Three NCJW members smile for a photo

Lobby Days
April 24 & 25, 2018

This year, a record 26 Sacramento Section members participated in Lobby Day, joining with more than 100 supporters statewide, including representatives from Reform California and California Women Lawyers.

NCJW members sorting accessories

3rd Annual Sorting of the “Gala Shop”
April 13, 2018

NCJW Sacramento members and Ronnie Corrick, WE Donation Center Manager, enjoyed getting together to help sort clothing, shoes and jewelry for the Women’s Empowerment Gala.

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Founder's Day 2018
April 8, 2018

60 guests attended our NCJW Founder’s Day celebration at Plates Cafe. Following a delicious Mediterranean buffet, Anne Eisenberg introduced Becky Goad, who was recognized as this year’s Unsung Heroine.

Crowd seated at the library with a full screen in front

Little Stones Community Screening
January 7, 2018

NCJW Sacramento hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary, “LittleStones” with special guests Weave, Opening Doors, My Sister’s House, Women’s Empowerment, Women’s Wisdom Art & Wellspring Women’s Center. Little Stones profiles four women, each of whom are contributing a stone to the mosaic of the women’s movement.

NCJW Sacramento members group photo

March for Our Lives
March 24, 2018

NCJW Sacramento members gathered together against gun violence after the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark by joining the “March For Our Lives” demonstration at Capitol Mall.

 

NCJW Sacramento members stuff gift bags with goodies

Chanukah Mitzvah in a Minute
December 6, 2017

NCJW Sacramento members joined forces with the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region for our Chanukah Mitzvah in a Minute project. We stuffed Chanukah gift bags for local Jewish seniors and others who are homebound.

NCJW Sacramento members smile for a photo while playing MahJonng

Mah Jongg Madness
January 21, 2018

Everyone had a great time during the annual “Mah Jongg Madness” held January 21st at the Silverado Design Center. Proceeds support NCJW Sacramento’s programs and activities benefiting women, children and families.

NCJW Sacramento members and family members make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

Mitzvah in a Minute, November 5, 2017
Many hands make light work:
Sunday Peanut Butter and Jelly

Many hands make light work while making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. A multi-generational group had fun and completed more than 100 sack lunches in an hour for the River City Food Bank.