Go back to school with JFREJ!


We are excited to announce that we are launching monthly political education and skill-building workshops open to all members and those interested in getting involved with JFREJ. JFREJ's general membership workshops are geared at empowering you to take greater leadership in the organization and building an ever more powerful multi-racial, multi-ethnic, intergenerational organization.

Calendar of trainings for the year (click on link to register)
The Movement Will Be Funded... By the Grassroots, Wednesday, September 30th from 6:30pm-8:30pm
Register today to learn about grassroots fundraising for social change, and develop your skills as a grassroots fundraiser! Make connections between organizing and grassroots fundraising, and develop political analysis about the world of non-profit fundraising. Learn about solidarity fundraising and how JFREJ's fundraising model ensures the strength and growth of our partner organizations as well as our own, lifting up the movement as a whole. Leave with a toolbox of grassroots fundraising strategies!

Racial Justice Training for White Jews, Thursday, October 15th from 6-9pm
This training is intended to support JFREJ members situated at the intersection of whiteness and Jewishness to practice accountable anti-racism, create trusting multiracial spaces, and build a powerful racial justice organization & movement.

Anti-Islamophobia Training, Thursday, December 3rd from 6pm-8:30pm
Build the Jewish community's power to fight Islamophobia and anti-Arab racism. We will look back at history and the intersections of politics, religion and ethnicity to unpack Islamophobic and anti-Arab messages. Develop skills to have powerful one on one conversations with friends and family in order to mobilize your community against Islamophobia and anti-Arab racism.

Base-Building 101, Thursday, January 7th from 6-9pm
Learn the art and science of building an organization with the power to win transformative victories for racial and economic justice. Gain tools to plan systematically for outreach, plug-ins, and follow up.

JFREJ's Organizing Institute, Thursday, January 28th, February 4th and February 11th from 6:30pm-9:00pm
Register today for a three part series to build a shared framework on what it means to be Jews working for racial and economic justice.

In the first session we will break down JFREJ’s analysis of how “Power, Oppression and Privilege” play out in our society, with a focus on racial and economic injustice and anti-Jewish oppression.

“What is Organizing” will introduce key community organizing skills, engage you in JFREJ’s theory of change, and empower you to be a change agent.

“Who is the Jewish Community” will counter racism and Ashkenazi centrism within our own Jewish communities and explore our role as Jews in the work as a multi-racial, multi-generational, multi-ethnic, multi-class community.


Campaign Development, Tuesday, March 8th from 6pm-8:30pm
Develop strategy and skills to build pressure on a target (or decision maker) to meet your coalition’s demands.

What is Popular Education? April, 2016
Learn how to facilitate political education and skill-building workshops through a popular education framework that draws learning from people's life experience.

Addresses for trainings will be sent with registration confirmations!