Jewish Council for Public Affairs Strongly Opposes the Administration’s Repeal of DACA

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  • Posted on September 5, 2017

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New York, NY – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) strongly opposes the Administration’s decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, revoking protections for nearly 800,000 people who are now at risk of deportation and separation from their families. Since 2012, the DACA program has enabled eligible undocumented young people…



Jewish Council for Public Affairs Urges White House to Defend DACA and Protect Dreamers

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  • Posted on August 30, 2017

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New York, NY – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) urges Congress and the President to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. President Trump has indicated that the Administration may terminate the program in the coming days, placing nearly 800,000 people at risk of deportation and separation from their families. Since…



Jewish Council for Public Affairs Opposes Ban on Transgender Military Service

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  • Posted on August 29, 2017

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New York, NY – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) opposes President Trump’s new memorandum, which directs the Defense Department to bar transgender individuals from enlisting in the military and to determine how to address transgender personnel already serving in our armed forces. We believe that qualifications for military service should be based on…



JCPA’s Leadership in Combating White Supremacy and Hate

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  • Posted on August 25, 2017

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The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) has been at the forefront in opposing racism, bigotry, and xenophobia for decades. Following recent events related to Charlottesville, JCPA’s has been leading its network to ensure that the Jewish community is safe physically and connected politically by standing in solidarity with other targeted groups to counter hate.…



Leslie Anderson, Atlanta

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Leslie Anderson is the Social Action Committee Chair at Temple Kehillat Chaim in Roswell, GA, where she has been active in supporting the Temple’s goals of eradicating hunger and homelessness in her community. Leslie has been active at TKC since her youngest daughter started preschool there in 2011, but joined the Board of Trustees two…



Brooke Wiener, Palm Beach County

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  • Posted on August 21, 2017

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Brooke A. Wiener works at the law firm of Howard J. Wiener & Associates, P.L. located in Palm Beach Gardens. The firm represents clients in matters involving federal, state and local tax matters, tax litigation and estate and asset protection planning. Brooke is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a member of Association of Certified Anti-Money…



Laura Ainsman Sohinki, Pittsburgh

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  • Posted on August 21, 2017

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Laura Ainsman Sohinki has over ten years of experience working in the non-profit and government sectors, currently as the Corporate and Foundations Relations Manager at The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh. Prior to that she was the Director of Outreach and Programming at the Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee and worked as a Legislative Assistant for…



Corey Shapiro, Louisville

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  • Posted on August 21, 2017

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Corey graduated from Washington University in 1996 with a degree in English Literature.  After Washington University, Corey worked in Washington, D.C. for several years as a political organizer for the advocacy group, People For the American Way and worked on several political campaigns.  He then graduated, with honors, from George Washington University Law School in…



Todd Resnick, Cleveland

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Todd Resnick was born and raised in Cleveland, and has been back in the area for 10 years after a brief stint in NY city.  He am married to a wonderful woman and mom, Niki, and have two incredible kids; a son Madden is 8 and a daughter Bryn is 5. Professionally, Todd is a…



Dan Rapp, Cincinnati

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Dan Rapp is the Vice President/Creative Director at Northlich, a Cincinnati based ad agency, where he has worked since 1995.  Dan is currently on the Executive Committee of the Cincinnati JCRC and  a board member of the Jewish Family Service.  He was a member of the AEPi Jewish fraternity, and attending Goldman Union Camp Institute…