Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Time: 1:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. CT / 11:30 a.m. MT / 10:30 a.m. PT
RSVP to watch on Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Dnh0b8fnT-GLLt1mnpt95w
While our main focus is on doing inclusion right, at some point your organization may need to know little bit about its legal rights and obligations. This session will cover those topics, including the special sensitivities and limitations applying to religious organizations.
- Matan Koch – Director of RespectAbility California and Jewish Leadership
- Chai Feldblum* – Former EEOC Commissioner, Morgan Lewis
- Michael Stein* – Professor and Executive Director of Harvard Law School Project on Disability
* – invited
Jewish organizations, leaders and activists are invited to a free online training series so they can learn how to welcome, respect and include people with disabilities from all backgrounds in the important work that they do.
The entire series is offered online and for free. All sessions include American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters, captions and will be screen reader accessible. Additional accommodations required to participate may be requested by emailing JoshuaS@RespectAbility.org.
Avodah, B’nai David-Judea Congregation, Builders of Jewish Education: JKidLA, Congregation B’nai Amoona, Congregation B’nai Emet, Congregation Kol Ami, Congregation Or Ami, Edlavitch DCJCC, Foundation for Jewish Camp, Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, Hebrew Union College, IKAR, Institute on Theology and Disability, Jewish Federations of North America, Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ – Greater MetroWest ABLE, Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust and Services, Jewish Residential Services, JQ International, Jewish Women International (JWI), Keshet, Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah, Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, Matan Kids, Moment Magazine, Ohr HaTorah Synagogue, Reconstructing Judaism, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, ROSIES Foundation, Shalhevet, Shalom Institute, Stephen Wise Temple, T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, The Jewish Journal, The Miracle Project, The New Normal, The Women’s Rabbinic Network, Union for Reform Judaism, USCJ, Whole Community Inclusion at Jewish Learning Venture, Yachad Los Angeles, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School
This series is made possible by support from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles through a Cutting Edge Grant, The Diane & Guilford Glazer Philanthropies, The Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, The David Berg Foundation, the Stanford and Joan Alexander Foundation, Stanley & Joyce Black Family Foundation, and The Beverly Foundation.