And Support Arab Youth in California High Schools

Oppose false charges of antisemitism

JVP-Bay Area, a member of The Coalition to Save Arab American Studies, needs your help in the fight to include Arab American studies in the CA Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC). This model curriculum will boost the teaching of ethnic studies in high schools throughout California and will include Arab-American studies and sample lessons on Palestine.

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From Shabbat dinners, to demilitarizing Hanukkah, to seders in the streets, there is so much liberatory Jewish ritual to be created and celebrated in JVP Bay Area. If you are interested in co-facilitating or leading ritual at the next Shabbat dinner (monthly), envisioning a gathering or event for a Jewish holiday.....

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Education Workteam

The Education Workgroup aims to create collective learning spaces for our members and supporters. Some of the current education projects include:

  • Palestine/Israel 101 - an eight week series on the histories of Palestine/Israel, Zionism and resistance movements through current day
  • Study/Action - a multi-week co-learning, co-facilitated space for members to engage in group discussions on topics relevant to JVP’s mission
  • One-time workshops - educational sessions that include speakers, films, discussion, and more!
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Base Building

Our focus is the community we are building and growing -- how we engage and support new people and long-time members to effectively be building toward justice, equity, and freedom for Palestinians and all people.

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Racial Justice

The Racial Justice workgroup creates workshops and discussion spaces with the goal of shifting chapter culture in ways that promote racial justice and challenge white supremacy practices. These events, usually oriented towards white members, focus on internalized white supremacy culture, tenets of BIPOC feminism, and how to be accountable in multiracial movement spaces.

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Legislative Organizing

Legislative work is an integral part of JVP's efforts to change U.S. foreign policy.  We work both on a federal as well as local level on legislative issues relevant to ending the occupation and ending other human rights violations that Israel perpetrates on the Palestinian population. 
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Palestine Action Network

The Palestine Action Network (PAN) is a coalition of organizations and activists working on Palestine solidarity work in the SF Bay Area.  

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JOCSM Caucus

The JOCSM Caucus is an autonomous group of Jews of Color and Sephardi/Mizrahi Jews (JOCSM) organizing in solidarity with the movement for Palestinian liberation and in partnership with JVP.  We are focused on combating U.S., Israeli, and other state-based racisms ...

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