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Jan. 11, 2017

Campaign Promoting Racial Justice Activism for Young Jews Over Martin Luther King Weekend

This post originally appeared on JTA on January 11, 2017


A campaign to engage Jewish young adults in becoming activists for racial justice is sponsoring a platform for people to find opportunities across the country for Martin Luther King Day weekend.

The yearlong Act Now for Racial Justice, a program of the Repair the World initiative, plans to engage thousands of Jewish young adults in supporting racial justice through volunteer service, dialogue and learning over the King holiday weekend.

Among the events happening in cities throughout the Unites States is Turn the Tables, a do-it-yourself dinner dialogue initiative. The Repair the World initiative provides guides for the dinners, which include discussion questions for conversations about racial justice, the election and inauguration, and the connection between Jewish values and racial justice.

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