"The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms."
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW works to improve the quality of life for women, children, and families and to ensure individual rights and freedoms through programs and projects initiated by its network of 90,000 members and supporters nationwide.
NCJW is ...
The oldest volunteer Jewish women’s organization in the United States
Dedicated to improve the lives of people of all races, religions, and economic backgrounds
Focused on family issues with special emphasis on women and children
For over a century, the National Council of Jewish Women has been championing the needs of women, children, and families – while courageously taking a progressive stance on such issues as child welfare, women’s rights, and reproductive freedom.
And now, with progressive ideals facing their greatest challenge in a generation, it’s even more important that courageous, compassionate women find a place to come together to take a stand.
NCJW embraces women of diverse backgrounds and temperaments, thinkers, and doers who want to play a part at the local, national, and even global levels.
What unifies our thousands of members and supporters around the country is a belief in what NCJW stands for – the belief that progressive ideals put into meaningful action can improve the world. NCJW is the most potent, most effective, most satisfying place where you can take that action and become a positive force for change.