We affirm the basic human right of every human being to have access to food and housing. We see the continued growth of our city’s unhoused population as an urgent humanitarian crisis and are committed to working toward safe, affordable housing for all.
Social Justice Coalition
Our congregation’s commitment to social justice is rooted in our most fundamental values. The work is sacred, ongoing, vitally important, and deeply enriching.
Temple Israel of Hollywood has organized our social justice work into two main components: Our working groups that galvanize our members around important issues affecting us locally and globally, and our Direct Action programs that partner with organizations in the community to give back. Together these avenues form our Social Justice Coalition.
The Social Justice Coalition works through three modalities…
Our Social Justice Coalition is organized into a series of Working Groups which reflect some of the key issues important to our community.
TOP 5 PRIORITY AREAS
Housing the Unhoused
Human activity is causing drastic changes in our global climate and wreaking havoc on our environment, disproportionately affecting vulnerable communities. We work to protect, nourish, and restore our world.
Our Democracy/Voting Rights
We are committed to the causes of reproductive and gender justice. We work to address power systems and norms, moving toward a more just and equitable society.
For more information about getting involved with our Social Justice & Social Action Initiatives,
please contact Director of Community Engagement, Leia Grossman, or our VP of Social Action, Renee Wolf.