2016 NCJW Advocacy Mission in Washington DC - Washington Institute
March 12-16, 2016
On March 15th, NCJW San Francisco delegation lobbied at Capitol Hill together with all NCJW California delegations, asking our representatives, Senator Barbara Boxer, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi to support legislation addressing reproductive and voting rights, homelessness and human trafficking.
We marched with over 300 National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) members and supporters in a silent procession from the US Supreme Court to the US Capitol, delivering hundreds of pocket constitutions and signed notes to Senator Chuck Grassley, Chair of the Senate Judiciary; and asking senators to #DoYourJob and move forward with the process of filling the US Supreme Court vacancy in a fair and timely manner.
2016 NCJW Advocacy Mission in Sacramento
May 2-3, 2016
We lobbied for the following legislative agenda:
- Expanding early childcare and education
- Repealing the CA Maximum Family Grant rule that denies aid to kids born while a family member is receiving aid.
- Increasing protection for victims of trafficking and to support their recovery and reintegration.
See in the slideshow photos of our meetings with Assemblyman David Chiu; President of California Women Lawyers, Kelly Robbins; as well as NCJWSF Board Members and Executive Director.
2015 NCJW Advocacy Mission in Sacramento
April 20-21, 2015
We lobbied for A Stronger California Advocates Network’s four pillars:
- Ensure fair pay and job opportunities;
- Expand access to affordable, quality early childhood care and education;
- Support family-friendly workplaces; and
- Build economic security by addressing poverty.
See in the slideshow photos from our meetings with Danielle Lenth, Senator Mark Leno's Legislative Assistant, Alfonzo Sanchez, Assemblymember Phil Ting's Principal Assistant, and Judson True, Assemblymember David Chiu's Chief of Staff.
2014 NCJW Advocacy Mission in Sacramento
April 29-30, 2014
We lobbied for high quality universal transitional kindergarten, immigrant health care access, and health and safety protection for children born into poverty. See in the slideshow photos from our meeting with Assembly Member Tom Ammiano.
2013 NCJW Advocacy Mission in Sacramento
May 6-7, 2013
We lobbied to improve access to abortions, and to prevent gun violence and human trafficking. See in the slideshow photos from our the NCJW Advocacy Team's meeting with Senator Darrell Steinberg and Senator Mark Leno.