May Newsletter

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Join Us For Virtual Lobby Day on May 19th!

This year, our Lobby Day priorities are strongly connected to our mission of advancing economic justice and equity for low-income women. Join us on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 9am – 5pm PST as we connect virtually to lead the fight in key issue areas that affect our community. We will meet with top California legislators to present bills tied to our mission and demand that our voices be heard.  

Registration is FREE and will remain open through Friday, May 8, 2020. Click here to view our full Lobby Day agenda.

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

To allow students affected by COVID-19 time to participate in this season’s scholarship cycle, we have extended the deadline to apply. Applications are now due no later than Monday, May 26, 2020. NCJW|LA now offers ten wide-ranging scholarships to students of all backgrounds living within the Greater Los Angeles area. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, please click the link below to learn more. Recipients will be announced this summer. 

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The Numbers Are In.....

With the economic future uncertain, and unemployment rates skyrocketing, more and more Angelenos are stressing over whether they should pay rent, pay a past due bill or skip a meal. Since March, we have helped more than 130 households pay their rent. That’s $132,256! Many organizations, like NCJW|LA rushed to activate critical response services for our community members to stay shelteredbut the need just keeps risingWhile the applications continue to come in, we are thankful to all of our donors and supporters who have helped us keep our promise to Keep Los Angeles Housed.  

If you would like to donate to our Emergency Rental Assistance program, please click the link below.

We’re Bringing Consent Education to Teens!

Change the Talk teen Peer Educators will be on Instagram Live for two more important talks concerning Roles & Stereotypes and How to Intervene. Interested teens cafollow us on Instagram and spread the word about consent. Join Change the Talk on Instagram at 4pm on Friday, May 8 and Friday, May 15! 

Instagram Live April-May 2020