Tikkun Tikvah is a statewide campaign of California Reform congregations to reform the state’s criminal justice system, which wastes taxpayer dollars, treats people as if they were disposable and disproportionately punishes people of color.
Tisha B'av begins on Saturday evening, August 13. Use Reform CA's special guide to discussing mass incarceration on this day of sorrow.
Governor Brown signed the Racial and Identity Profiling Act (AB 953) into law, a huge victory for Reform Jews and our allies in California. Now, all law enforcement departments in California will be required to report their stops and searches to a state advisory board made up of law enforcement, community groups and other experts, who will review the data and make recommendations about how to end racial and identity profiling.
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The Call to Californians: Act to End Racial Injustice
Posted on Wednesday August 19, 2015
By Rabbi Paul Kipnes When the call came to drop everything and fly cross-country to highlight the racial injustice that still exists in America, nearly 200 Reform rabbis answered. We put personal and work lives on hold to retrace the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Selma to Montgomery and beyond. Now we […]
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