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JPAC Applauds the Governor’s Council on Genocide and Holocaust Education

During this legislative session, JPAC proudly supported Senator Stern’s bill, SB 693, The “Never Again Education Act,”  which was received positively in our CA legislature. However,  prior to the appropriations hearing, Senator Stern announced that he was making SB 693 a two-year bill so that the […]

Upcoming Security Grant Opportunities

Now that it has released the list of awardees for last spring’s federal Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP), California’s Office of Emergency Services will soon announce the 2021 California State NSGP opportunity. If you need help completing the Risk and Target Hardening portions of the […]

JPAC Thanks Asm. Gabriel and Sens. Portantino and Weiner

The Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC) expresses our sincere appreciation for the effective leadership and commitment of the California Jewish Legislative Caucus, especially by the Chair, Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, and the Vice-Chair, Scott Weiner and the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator […]

Ethnic Studies Curriculum: What You Should Know, With JPAC and Valley Beth Shalom

JPAC in the Jewish Journal: On JPAC For An Improved Ethnic Studies Curriculum

POSTED IN THE JEWISHJOURNAL.COM, By Allison Gingold and Julie Zeisler February 5, 2021 In recent days, several articles have appeared about the proposed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum in California. Some include inaccuracies and misrepresentations of the plan’s current state and ignore the vital advocacy work […]

Press Release from JPAC on Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum

On August 12, the California Department of Education (CDE) sent a highly unusual last minute message to the Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) Listserv, indicating a change of plans for the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC). With less than 24 hours’ notice, CDE announced a change […]