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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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Stay informed and connected. Read our quarterly publication. Save a tree and stay up to date. NCJW Sacramento Summer 2019 Newsletter front page


RSVP by June 23 - Women Make Change Happen: Celebrating Women Leaders

Join us for a buffet lunch as we celebrate NCJW’s 125 years of women making change happen including amazing women who are making a difference in our state, our community, and our NCJW Sacramento Section. View more event and RSVP information: Women Make Change Happen: Celebrating Women Leaders

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

Join us in the fight against human trafficking in Sacramento

Join NCJW Sacramento in the fight against human trafficking on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Four hours of your time can mean a lifetime of freedom. It's a mitzvah at this time when we celebrate the Jewish flight from slavery. View or download: SACPOST June 2019 flyer rev. For more information and to register, visit: June 2019 SacPOST Outreach Volunteer Application

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 


White Privilege and the Jewish Community
January 31, 2019

The workshop, presented in partnership with NCJW Sacramento, Congregation B’nai Israel, Congregation Beth Shalom, and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), focused on the societal pervasiveness of white privilege and how it shows up in Jewish communities and institutions.



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.

Photo Jan 13, 2 54 12 PM

Mah Jongg Madness
January 13, 2019

Everyone had a fun start to the New Year at the Silverado Design Center. Proceeds support NCJW Sacramento’s programs and activities benefiting women, children and families.



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.


Chanukah Mitzavah in a Minute (MIM)
November 28, 2018

NCJW again joined with the Jewish Federation to provide Hanukkah gift bags for seniors and others who are homebound and might not otherwise be able to celebrate.



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.