Global Freedom Forum Resources
Call your representatives in the House and Senate and tell them that you oppose the ban on refugees. For more contact information and talking points from Jewish World Watch, fill out this form: action.jww.org/jww/app/make-a-call?2&engagementId=282173
Sen. Feinstein: 202-224-3841 | Sen. Harris: 202-224-3553 | Rep. Bass: 202-225-7084 | Rep. Lieu: (202) 225-3976
Call the White House (202-456-1111 or 202-456-1414) and tell President Trump that you oppose the refugee ban and believe that we need to be doing more—not less—to support refugees. After you make a call, please send an electronic message to the White House to let the Trump Administration know that these policies contradict American values and history. www.hias.org/work/advocacy
Sign the #WithRefugees campaign petition to express solidarity with people forced to flee and encourage governments to take action. www.unhcr.org/en-us/world-refugee-day.html
HIAS’ 2017 Haggadah supplement: www.hias.org/passover2017
Jewish World Watch Passover Booklet:
Haggadah Supplements and Seder Readings from American Jewish World Service:
Run and Walk to End Genocide with Jewish World Watch
Sunday, April 30, 2017, Pan Pacific Park, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Teens can join the JWW Teen Ambassador Program. College students can become a Social Justice Fellow. www.jww.org/take-action/student-activism/Volunteer or intern with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Los Angeles. Opportunities include helping with ESL classes, Early Employment, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Citizenship and Financial Capability, and Citizenship Application Workshops. www.rescue.org/announcement/how-volunteer-los-ange...
Volunteer with Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service (IRIS). Opportunities include ESL/Civics tutors, refugee mentoring, case management, helping to coordinate awareness events, and office tasks. http://iris.ladiocese.org/
Volunteer with the Coalition for the Advocacy of the Persecuted and Enslaved (CAPE).
Opportunities include language translation, court transportation, intake assistance, host families, legal research, and administrative assistance.
Embrace a Family in San Diego.
This JFS program matches donor families with families in need, many of them refugee families. The program usually happens during the winter holidays, but TBA is working with JFS-SD to have a year-round family match program so families in LA can help a refugee family year-round with school supplies, baby supplies, or whatever else they need. www.jfssd.org/site/PageServer?pagename=give_embrac...
Volunteer with the Tiyya Foundation.
College students at UCLA or UC Irvine can join Fresh S.T.A.R.T. (students together aiding refugees today). Other opportunities (mostly in Orange County) include becoming a Family Mentor, ESL Instructor, or Tutor. www.tiyya.org/volunteer
Volunteer with World Relief (based in Garden Grove).
Opportunities include being a Cultural Companion or Host Home for new arrivals. http://worldreliefgardengrove.org/volunteer