CRC: Advocacy in Action

Bearing Witness on the Arizona/Mexico Border

By Linda Scherzer
 

The father of three-year-old Naya and her two older sisters was faced with an impossible choice. Stay in Venezuela and be subjected to arbitrary imprisonment for refusing to pay extortion fees to the police or flee his country.

The restaurant owner, also from Venezuela…

The Majesty of Coming Together: Reflections on AIPAC Policy Conference 2019

Walking the massive hallways of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center last week, I experienced something which, for me, was a rare and sacred moment in an increasingly divided America. Amidst a national climate of bitter partisanship and ugly debate, I discovered for the first time in m…

Speaking Up for Our Shared Values

Next Saturday, January 19, hundreds of thousands of women and men across the country will take to the streets once again for the third annual National Women’s March.

The Election Is Over, but CRC’s Work Continues

Exactly two weeks ago, as record numbers of voters went to the polls during midterm elections, I entered the voting booth for the eighth time since becoming an American citizen. It’s an act of citizenship that, for an immigrant, even one from a democracy like Canada, still brings me a…

Bringing Legislators on the Trip of a Lifetime

The New Jersey Legislators Mission brings a group of our elected leaders to Israel to learn about the complexities of the region, discover opportunities for economic and academic partnerships, and meet with Israelis from all sectors of society and of all political stripes.