The Jewish community has always cultivated a strong “do it yourself” streak — from the 40 years the Israelites spent roughing it in desert, to the countless Jewish immigrants who built homes in new (and sometimes less-than-welcoming) communities across the globe. We honor that independent spirit by devoting this section to D.I.Y. organizing.
Here, you will find resources to help you initiate service projects, lead a Jewish social justice text study, run an effective volunteer meeting and much more. Read on — because when it comes to repairing the world and making change in your community, YOU are the most important resource.
- Tap Into Your Passion
Itching to volunteer or get involved on an issue, but not sure where to focus your time?
- Organize a Service Project
Have a great idea for a service project? Here’s how to get it off the ground.
- Run a Volunteer Meeting
Meetings are a vital part of social action work. Here’s how to organize and run a good one.
- Hold a Social Justice Text Study
Studying Jewish texts can deepen your understanding of contemporary social justice issues, and vice versa. Here’s how to organize and host a text study.
Have an idea for a D.I.Y. organizing toolkit you’d like to see? Send us your ideas.
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