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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 […]

JPAC Stands In Solidarity with CA’s Black Communities

The Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California stands in solidarity with our friends and neighbors in California’s black communities. We are angered and deeply wounded by the horrific murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery. But we are not shocked. Theirs […]


Advocacy Day Update: Responding to COVID-19

Dear friends: As you all know, the COVID-19 crisis has created many more restrictions than we first anticipated. JPAC has made the difficult decision to cancel our in-person Advocacy Day this year. We know that you have made a commitment to advocating on behalf of […]