MLK Day

Act Now

Listen, learn, and volunteer

This Martin Luther King Day gather your best friends, your fiercest allies and family members ready to take on racial and social justice. It’s not just about the conversations today, but about what we’re going to do tomorrow.

Get
Involved

Act Now: Have open and honest conversations about racial and social justice. These conversations around your table today are just the seeds; talk about how you will nurture them to life.

Host

When the world seems chaotic, we turn to a dinner table with friends to talk it out. Now, talk AND take action by turning the tables on racial injustice.

Dine Differently

Repair the World

Transform Your Table

Start a conversation about racial justice and take action – all while sitting around your table.

Gain access to our table guides filled with tips on how to have respectful conversations and resources that allow you to bite into the issues we are facing today.

Volunteer

Volunteer

As we honor the unending work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we join the fight, amplify work that is being done, and move towards repairing the world. We Act Now in solidarity with directly impacted communities to address immediate needs created by institutionalized racism and other intersecting injustices. Will you Act Now?

Resources

Use these three discussion guides, three text studies and DIY resources to root your discussion of racial justice in Jewish values and foster a brave space for people to meaningfully engage with each other’s experiences and ideas.

Never Too Late For Literacy

Dive into the literacy gap in the United States and the story of a second Century Rabbi who learned to read at age 40.

Failing at Literacy

Learn about the literacy crisis in the United States and how racism in our education systems play a key role. Created in partnership with Reading Partners, who help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results.

Praying with My Legs

The legacy of the Civil Rights movement should inspire us to act now, not to be complacent.

Food Justice Through Generous Listening

Explore how movements for food sovereignty fundamentally change one’s approach to volunteering with food justice organizations.

Jewish Perspectives on Racial Justice

Racism continues today systemically and interpersonally. We must address it as part of an multiracial, multiethnic Jewish community.

Food is Power

Explore the role of power and dignity in food security and food sovereignty.

Guide to Respectful Conversations

Learn how to respectfully navigate difficult conversations. Share these community agreements as the foundation for your discussions.

Racial Justice Glossary

Build a shared language around racial justice.

Next Steps Guide

Need to know where to go from here? Check out this list.

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, "what are you doing for others?"
—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.