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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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Join Us on January 27, 2018 for PB&J Mitzvah in a Minute (MIM) 

Please join NCJW members and their families for PB&J MIM, Sunday, January 27, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. as we once again make lunches for the River City Food Bank. This is a great project in which to involve your school age children! Visit NCJW Sacramento Events to RSVP and for more information.

White Privilege and the Jewish Community Workshop, January 31, 2019

National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Sacramento, in partnership with Congregation B’nai Israel, presents an introductory workshop that will offer a space for participants to deepen their understanding of racism and white privilege. RSVP requested to by January 28. View more information on our events page: White Privilege and the Jewish Community

Mark Your Calendar for our 2nd Annual Celebrating Empowerment: May 19, 2019

We hope you will join us on Sunday, May 19, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Nepenthe Clubhouse, 1131 Commons Dr, Sacramento 95821. Listen to a mix of jazz, classics and Broadway tunes while enjoying light refreshments and sparkling beverages. Admission: $36.00. All funds raised are used for the Bridge to Success grants. More information to follow.

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


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 


Opening Meeting
September 16, 2018

More than 50 members and guests ushered in a new year for NCJW Sacramento by reconnecting with old friends, meeting new ones and enjoying sweet treats at the Nepenthe Clubhouse in Sacramento.

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.

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.


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.