July 13, 2020 to August 31, 2020
JCC Center for Loving Kindness Launches New Campaign: Connecting Communities in Conversations
“We are living through both a medical pandemic and a moral pandemic. CFLK’s Connecting Communities Campaign offers on line and in person opportunities to get involved.”
-Rabbi Ron Symons
Director, JCC Center For Loving Kindness
Community Conversation with Pittsburgh Pirates first basemen Josh Bell
Josh is launching a virtual book club with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh where he will recommend and discuss books on race, faith and social reform. Josh and Rabbi Ron Symons are joined by CFLK Advisory Committee member Geraldine Massey and Joel Gray from Pirates Charities.
1Hood’s Executive Director Jasiri X and Director of Advocacy and Policy Miracle Jones with Melissa Hiller
Rev. Tracy Hudson at EECM Pittsburgh
Zach Banner, Steelers Offensive Tackle, speaks with Rabbi Ron Symons and JCC Board Chair Billy Goodman in the first of a series of #CFLKConnectingCommunities in Conversations.
Zach Banner – CFLK Community Conversations
We are honored and excited to kick off Community Conversations with Pittsburgh Steelers player Zach Banner, who in the past week has been calling for unity after Philadelphia’s DeSean Jackson posted an anti-Semitic message on social media. In our Community Conversation with Zach he talked about that and a lot more; including his love for his Jewish Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity Brothers (USC ZBT), Pamela's Diner pancakes and a very important message for Primanti Bros.Here’s Rabbi Ron Symons and JCC Board Chair, Billy Goodman’s conversation with Zach Banner. #CFLKConnectingCommunities Pittsburgh Steelers NFL University of Southern California B3 Foundation JCC Pittsburgh Bill Peduto Jewish Community Centers of North America (JCCs) Ben Roethlisberger – BigBen7.com Ron Symons William Goodman
Posted by Center for Loving Kindness – JCC Pittsburgh on Friday, July 17, 2020
Ron and Melissa Introduce #CFLKConnectingCommunities
Connecting Communities in Conversations
Coming Soon to CFLK Facebook
Watch and comment as Rabbi Ron Symons and Melissa Hiller present honest and authentic conversations with stakeholders who work to strengthen the fabric of the Black community and communities of color. Learn how to identify privilege, systemic racism, anti-racism, inherent bias, AND see how you can get involved in this important work.
You can be an UPstander by being a Contact Tracer. This is LIFE SUSTAINING WORK Project UPstander activates community members to provide acknowledgement, understanding and support for neighbors facing challenges as a result of one-time and/or on-going hateful acts, natural disasters, violence or intolerance that threaten the integrity of the community. While our natural inclination...