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.
Join a Work Team!
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.....
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!
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.