We Rallied to Stop the Deaths in Our County Jail

Posted by on May 20, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments
We Rallied to Stop the Deaths in Our County Jail

Interfaith group demands change to stem deaths at Santa Rita Jail Kehilla’s Rabbi Dev Noily added their call for justice: Listen to the video HERE. Download the Flier Read the […]

Vote Woke in Alameda County!

Posted by on May 20, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments
Vote Woke in Alameda County!

Alameda County voters: you have less than three weeks to make your vote count in the races for Sheriff and District Attorney. The June 7th primary election will be decisive! […]

Posted by on Mar 14, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Mass incarceration is a moral and ethical issue! Too many people of color from disinvested communities fill the Alameda County jail and all of us pay for legal actions that follow the […]

Justice Jam: Alternatives to Incarceration in Alameda County

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments
Justice Jam: Alternatives to Incarceration in Alameda County

Hope you can join us on Wednesday, March 9th at 6:30 PM for the Justice Jam on Alternatives to Incarceration in Alameda County Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church 3534 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland […]

Interfaith Coalition For Justice in Our Jails (ICJJ) Newsletter – Jan 2022

Contents – January 2022 – Special edition: “Unrecognized and Underutilized Potential: The Behavioral Health Court of Alameda County” by Urban Strategies Council intern Sawan Garde Read/Download HERE. Who We Are: Mission Statement The ICJJ seeks to […]

Interfaith Coalition For Justice in Our Jails (ICJJ) Newsletter – Dec 2021

Posted by on Mar 1, 2022 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Read the ICJJ Newsletter – December 2021  Who We Are: Mission Statement The ICJJ seeks to reduce incarceration as a response to social problems in Alameda County, California, and to […]

Interfaith Coalition For Justice in Our Jails (ICJJ) Publishes Newsletter Issue No. 2 | July 2021

Posted by on Jul 15, 2021 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

Through its Economic Justice Committee, Kehilla helped initiate the Interfaith Coalition for Justice in our Jails (ICJJ), and with ICJJ has pursued several important changes to Alameda County policies and […]

A Shavuot Message: from Thanksgiving to Justice through Helping the Unsheltered

In Leviticus 23 immediately following the instructions for offering the first fruits at Shavuot is a reminder that in gathering our harvest we must leave some food available for those […]

Let Oakland’s City Council Know that Housing Is a Human Right

The Homeless Action Committee in conjunction with Love and Justice in the Streets is asking that you utilize the following information to advocate with Oakland City Council members. Council members […]

Volunteer Opportunities at the Tiny House Empowerment Village

Posted by on Mar 30, 2021 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

From Jilly de la Torre, Project Coordinator at Youth Spirit Artworks: We are starting up our builds again! Yay! We will be continuing to build every Saturday going forward. Please feel free to […]