The FBI recently released 2022 Hate Crime statistics for the nation. Hate crime is defined as a committed criminal offense which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender's biases against a race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, or gender identity.
We stand with the people of Israel during these difficult and challenging days and pray for the safety and immediate release of all of the hostages. See our resources and actions you can take.
The guide below offers some frameworks and shared agreements for structured group conversation as well as some suggested questions.
Before sharing some tools for facing and combating antisemitism, it’s important to have a clear understanding of exactly what antisemitism is.
When we think about climate change, I believe we often get lost in the global context and forget about its local impacts. Climate change is a complex, unfamiliar, slow-moving, and intergenerational problem that covers a broad range of policies, topics, and headlines.
The rising incidences of antisemitism in the United States, Canada, and around the world are deeply concerning. Since the Hamas terror attack on Israel on October 7th, the ADL has found antisemitic incidents have risen nearly 400% from the same time last year. The URJ has been on the forefront of fighting Jew-hatred for years, and today it remains among our top priorities.
Each October, we observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), first introduced in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. This commemoration brings awareness to the prevalence and impact of domestic violence and serves as a way to support the millions of survivors.
During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the RAC is highlighting prominent people with disabilities (PWD), showing that PWDs deserve the same employment opportunities as able-bodied people.
On September 6, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a new regulation related to federal minimum nursing home staffing standards. Implementation of this regulation would mean that for the first time in history, nursing homes would be subject to a federal minimum staffing standard.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month, occurring every October, honors the contributions of employees with disabilities and highlights supportive policies that help employers and workers. This year's theme is "Advancing Access and Equity," coinciding with the 50 th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, part of which outlaws discrimination against people with disabilities (PWD) in federal government.