Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy New Year!

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Dear JCCA Colleagues, The holiday season presents the opportunity to gather with loved ones and reconnect, to show appreciation for each other and the gifts that we receive, whether material or not. We take stock of the previous twelve months, some of us committing to change in the New Year. I want to acknowledge the …

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Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Happy Thanksgiving!

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Dear JCCA Colleagues, We are all aware of the struggles our clients endure each day and the challenges they confront. The holidays give us greater pause to consider the painful absence of a loving family, or the poverty that prevents parents from providing their children with a special meal. This past year, families throughout our …

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Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Rosh Hashanah

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Dear JCCA Colleagues: For those of us who celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days, we are entering our days of awe — a time to reflect, resolve, and consider changes for the year to come. Whether or not one observes the holidays, the autumn season always heralds a time of new challenges and beginnings. As …

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Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Father’s Day 2018

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Dear JCCA Colleagues: Many of you know that my daughter has two dads, so it is significant for me that Father’s Day falls in the middle of Pride Month. I am proud of all you do throughout the year to support our clients and colleagues who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or gender …

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Message from CEO Ronald Richter: Mother’s Day 2018

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Holiday celebrations, in general, bring the complex nature of family into stark relief. For those of us in child welfare, Mother’s Day embodies that complexity perhaps more than any other day. On the one hand, the nature of our work is defined by family disruptions, often in the mother-child relationship. On the other, our work …

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