Held this year April 26-28, 2015, the Consultation on Conscience is Reform Judaism's flagship social justice conference, featuring high-level briefings with public policy decision makers and social action leaders.
Every year, the L'Taken Seminars expose thousands of high school students to a variety of public policy issues, Jewish values, and advocacy skills, culminating with a day of direct advocacy with members of Congress on Capitol Hill. Registration is now open for the 2015-2016 season.
Machon Kaplan is a summer program for undergraduate students interested in Reform Judaism and social justice. Based in Washington, D.C., students work at diverse social justice organizations in the nationa's capital and participate in educational programs at the Religious Action Center with like-minded students. Applications for Summer 2015 are open until February 1.
The Balfour Bricker Rabbinic Seminar and Fellowship program is designed specifically to help rabbis with their social justice work. This 5-day long seminar is designed to help provide the foundational skills to make rabbis more effective social justice advocactes using Jewish texts and advocacy training.
The Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college graduates in every aspect of the RAC's work, from policy research, coalition building, programming for youth seminars, and more. Applications for the 2015-2016 program year are open until February 20, 2015.
The RAC educates and mobilizes the Reform Jewish community on legislative and social concerns, advocating on more than 70 different issues, including economic justice, civil rights, religious liberty, Israel and more. We welcome groups to come visit the RAC in Washington, DC and learn about our work, and the Jewish imperative for social justice.
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If you have any questions about the RAC's Conferences and Programs, please contact:
Rabbi Michael Namath
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
2027 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036