NCJW SOUTH COOK SECTION STATE POLICY ADVOCATES: Ellen Kaplan (email@example.com
) and Debby Pebworth (firstname.lastname@example.org
NCJW’s Anti-Sex and Human Trafficking Initiative –Sex trafficking of women and children is a disturbing reality in the United States as well as the exploitation of undocumented workers. NCJW aims to expose and address these issues with a program of public awareness, education, and advocacy
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS AND JUSTICE – This campaign mobilizes NCJW advocates to speak out to protect every woman’s reproductive rights and access to reproductive healthcare
HIGHER GROUND: NCJW’s Domestic Violence Campaign – A national effort to end domestic violence by improving the economic status of women. This campaign works to ensure that no woman has to choose between financial security and personal safety
BENCHMARK: Judicial Nominations Campaign – This national campaign works to educate and advocate for a fair and independent federal judiciary that will protect constitutional rights, including a woman’s right to reproductive choice
PROMOTE THE VOTE: Protect the Vote- This initiative mobilizes members to work to ensure that all eligible voters are able to vote and that every vote is counted
In addition, NCJW South Cook Section advocates for civil rights, religious freedom and gender-based equity both in the United States and in Israel.