Rabbi Steve Gutow, CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), flanked above by JCRC Executive Director Adam Kessler and JSPAN Executive Director Rabbi George Stern, addressed JSPAN‘s 2014 annual spring meeting on june 8, co-sponsored by the JCRC. His talk, “We Shall Move Mountains: Faith as an Engine for Realizing Social Justice,"...
The Jewish Social Policy Action Network (JSPAN), honored local attorney and advocate for equality, Mark A. Aronchick, for his outstanding efforts in civil rights and judicial reform at its 9th annual Social Justice Award event on November 25, 2013. The Social Justice Award honors individuals whose life work fulfills the mission of advocacy,...
Brian Gralnick (left), a member of the JSPAN Board of Directors and a past President, is honored with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's Community Service Award of the Emergency Fund Coalition for Older Philadelphians by Louis Colbert, vice president of the PCA.
Jewish Social Policy Action Network, with the cooperation of Center City Concerned Citizens, is pleased to present: Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank Barney's Back!
Adam Bonin, member of the JSPAN Board, joined by JSPAN Vice President Ken Myers, testified on September 6 at a hearing on redistricting before five members of the Philadelphia City Council.Under federal law and the City Charter, every ten years Council is required to redraw the voting districts from which it is selected, in order to equalize...
7/30/2014
By Lynn Zeitlin, Esq., JSPAN Board memberAt its July Board meeting, JSPAN adopted a resolution to withdraw its support of the current form of the federal bill known as ENDA, the...
5/28/2014
JSPAN Board member Brian Gralnick mounted a campaign for a seat in  the Pennsylvania State Senate in a district half suburban (Montgomery County) and half urban (Philadelphia...
4/8/2014
JSPAN announces its fifth annual Haggadah Supplement, titled "A Passage to Equality." The theme, overcoming inequality of opportunity, is also the primary subject of our social...
2/25/2014
RESCHEDULED… As the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer… Jewish Perspectives on Economic Inequality A Two-Part Film and Panel Series Sponsored by Jewish Social Policy...
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