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White Privilege and the Jewish Community
January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Sacramento, in partnership with Congregation B’nai Israel, Congregation Beth Shalom, and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), presents White Privilege and the Jewish Community. This workshop focuses on the societal pervasiveness of white privilege and how it shows up in Jewish communities and institutions. Together, we will gain tools to unlearn and challenge racism within ourselves, our families, and our broader communities.
White privilege refers to advantages accruing to persons simply because they are perceived as White. White is the presumed norm so that any other designation is considered “other” and “less than”. White privilege is invisible to those who have it and usually obvious to those who don’t.
The presenter, Rachel Gottfried-Clancy is the Executive Director of Jewish Youth for Community Action (JYCA), in the East Bay.
RSVP requested by January 28 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suggested donation: $5.00
About Rachel Gottfried-Clancy
Rachel Gottfried-Clancy began working as JYCA’s Executive Director in 2018 and sees JYCA as a home for three of her biggest passions: youth empowerment, Jewish identity, and community organizing. Before joining JYCA, Rachel managed the housing program for Legal Assistance for Seniors and previously worked on community accountability and restorative justice policy efforts. With inspiring groups of friends, she coordinated the #DefendAuntiFrances eviction defense campaign and created an anti-racism education program for Bay Area high school youth. She's committed to working for just, equitable, accessible futures and believes [slowly] healing in and with community is the path to liberation. At JYCA, Rachel has big goals to democratize the administration, center youth leadership, and create a sustainable program model aligned with JYCA's mission, history and ethics.