About NCJW

Founded in 1893, NCJW advocates nationally to improve the quality of life for women, children and families and strives to ensure individual rights and freedoms for all. For more information about our National organization, go to ncjw.org

Click on the links below to learn more about our National Campaigns

BenchMark: NCJW’s Judicial Nominations Campaign
NCJW has been a leading voice in the progressive community’s fight to ensure a fair and independent judiciary that keeps faith with constitutional values. All year round, our powerful grassroots network works to educate their communities about the importance of the federal judiciary and mobilizes and advocates to ensure that court vacancies are filled in a timely manner by nominees who are committed to constitutional values.

Exodus: NCJW’s Anti Sex Trafficking Initiative
Sex trafficking of women and children is not just a global problem affecting millions, it’s a disturbing reality at home in the United States. Taking to heart our history as slaves in Egypt and our belief that no one should be exploited as we once were, NCJW aims to expose and address the aspects of this hidden and complex issue — sex trafficking in the US — with a focus on women and children through a powerful program of public awareness, education, and advocacy.

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote.
This exciting initiative mobilizes NCJW sections, members, and supporters to work, in accordance with the rules governing 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, to ensure that all eligible voters are able to vote and that every vote is counted.

NCJW’s Reproductive Justice Initiative
NCJW has long been a strong Jewish voice for health equity, reproductive freedom, and true moral autonomy for all. We refuse to stand by in the face of injustices that deny us or our neighbors the right or ability to make our own decisions about our bodies, health, families, and future.

Higher Ground: NCJW’s Campaign against Domestic Violence
This is a national effort to end power-based personal violence and increase survivors’ autonomy by improving the economic status of women. Grounded in the understanding that economic security is critical to women’s safety, Higher Ground educates and mobilizes advocates, community members, and decision-makers to promote progressive policy solutions that champion economic justice.

NCJW ISRAEL: NCJW’s Gender Equality Initiative
For more than 60 years, NCJW has helped lay the groundwork for important social change efforts in Israel. NCJW is committed to advancing women’s status in Israel by helping women develop a stronger voice at all levels of society. NCJW’s Gender Equality Initiative focuses on freedom to marry, anti-sex trafficking, women in the public sphere, religious pluralism, and women’s empowerment through our Israel Granting Program, advocacy, and education.

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