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Membership in our coalition is free and open to Jewish-affiliated organizations and individuals in New York City who sign on to our mission statement. With every new member our voice and impact grows. 

If you, our your member organization, are interested in joining the NYJCCJR please contact Rachel Lissy at to learn more! 

Please consider joining if you are interested in:

  • Creating and shaping our collective policy agenda to bring about criminal justice reform.

  • Engaging with city and state legislators, key policymakers and thought leaders.

  • Expanding the impact, knowledge and advocacy of your synagogue's Social Action or Racial Equity Committee.

  • Networking with other Jewish-affiliated Coalition members passionate about pursuing justice in New York.

  • Accessing policy updates and criminal justice reform organizations at the forefront of change.

  • Learning from those directly impacted by mass incarceration and systemic inequity.

  • Connecting with advocacy opportunities, including political events, social media campaigns and meetings with legislators.

  • Participating in direct service projects such as donation drives and visits to Rikers Island.

  • Bringing resources, discussion guides, and activities back to your community.

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