JCCA Hosts Inaugural CSEC Conference

Categories: Events
On April 20, 2018, we hosted a dynamic conference at UJA-Federation in New York City–Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): Prevention, Protection and Clinical Practice.  We had more than 250 experts and professionals in attendance, including school leaders, child protection teams, social workers, mental health practitioners, law enforcement professionals, academics, researchers, and others who wanted to …

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2018 Annual Volunteer Dinner

Categories: Other
Volunteers, families and Cottage Schools residents recently attended the heartwarming Volunteer Dinner at JCCA’s Pleasantville Cottage Campus. Children and teens spoke movingly about what their volunteers mean to them, and hearing our dedicated volunteers and mentors of all ages speak of their experiences was truly moving and inspiring.

Passover 5778

Categories: CEO Perspective
A Passover Message from Ronald Richter Dear Friend: As the holiday of Passover begins tonight, the Jewish community all over the world will celebrate the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt more than 3000 years ago. The Passover seder retells this story of liberation and renewal—themes that are also echoed in the …

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International Women’s Day

Categories: CEO Perspective
The message below was sent to JCCA staff for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018. Dear JCCA Colleagues: Today is International Women’s Day. The celebration, adopted in 1975 by the United Nations, has special significance this year, in particular because of the #MeToo effort. Since the founding of our agency in 1822, women have been an …

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The Tragedy in Parkland, Florida

Categories: CEO Perspective
The message below was sent to JCCA staff following the tragic high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018. Dear JCCA Colleagues: Yesterday afternoon, a gunman opened fire on students at a Florida high school, killing at least 17 people and wounding many more. Tragically, it surpassed Columbine as the deadliest high school …

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